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Geoffrey Silvera, assistant professor of health administration in the Department of Political Science, recently edited a special issue of Patient Experience Journal, or PXJ. Published in association with The Beryl Institute, Vol. 7, Issue 2 includes 32 articles focused on sustaining the human experience in the face of COVID-19. In addition to editing the special issue, Silvera authored and contributed an editorial called “A commitment to hope” in which he asserts, "We have been tasked with defeating an unconquerable foe, and though we are battered and bruised, we have met the challenge with compassion, ingenuity, diligence and commitment to our highest values, to our highest callings."

Silvera’s research is in the field of health care management and focuses on the ability of hospital executive decision-makers, mainly chief executive officers, to positively influence care quality, patient experience and patient safety.

PXJ is an international, open access, peer-reviewed journal focused on research and proven practices around understanding and improving patient experience. Read in over 200 countries and territories, PXJ has over 640,000 article downloads and is committed to disseminating rigorous research and expanding the global conversation on evidence and innovation on patient experience.

To access Volume 7, Issue 2 of PXJ, click here

Silvera was also recently interviewed by AL.com to talk about transparency from school systems as they reopen across the state.