Prabhjot Singh, MD, PhD


Dr. Singh’s work combines systems engineering and social mobilization principles, with an emphasis on how US  healthcare can learn from other industries and low-resource settings to improve health and healthcare. He  co-founded the One Million Community Health Worker Campaign with Jeffrey Sachs, which is an initiative of the African Union and UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network.  Domestically, he focuses on developing community-based health care delivery systems, where he is a practicing doctor in East Harlem and founding technical advisor for City Health Works.

Previously, Prabhjot was a professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and Director of Systems Design at the Earth Institute. He is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Young Leader, a Truman National Security Fellow, and term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Prabhjot was raised in Kenya and lives in Manhattan.

Other Roles

Vice Chairman of Medicine for Population Health, Mount Sinai Health System

Special Advisor for Strategy and Design, Peterson Center for Healthcare


MD, Cornell

PhD, Neural & Genetic Systems, Rockefeller University

Post-Doctoral fellowship, Sustainable Development, Columbia University