Geoffrey A. Silvera, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Health Service Administration in Auburn University’s Department of Political Science (War Eagle!). He received his Ph.D. in Health Policy and Administration from the Pennsylvania State University with a concentration in management and organizations (We Are!) and his masters (Health Administration) and bachelors (Psychology) degrees from the University of Florida (Go Gators!). His research in the field of health care management focuses on the ability of hospital executive decision-makers, especially chief executive officers, to positively influence care quality, patient experience, and patient safety. His research has been published in numerous journals including: Health Care Management Review (HCMR), Quality Management in Health Care (QMHC), Patient Experience Journal (PXJ), and Journal of Healthcare Information Management (JHIM). Geoff’s research has been awarded by AcademyHealth and Southern Management Association conferences. In addition to his academic position, he sits on the editorial board of the Patient Experience Journal and serves as its Associate Editor.

Research Interests

Primary: Hospital Strategic Management, Patient Experience, Patient Safety, and Health Information Technology

Secondary: Organizational Diversity and Inclusion