Patricia Adam, MD, MSPH
Associate Professor, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
University of Minnesota
Medical School, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Patricia "Pita" Adam, MD, MSPH, is the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health's vice chair for clinical affairs. She teaches in the University of Minnesota Medical Center Family Medicine Residency. She oversees the four family medicine residency clinics and is a member of the Primary Care Executive Team within our Primary Care Service Line. As an academic leader in the Service Line, she has been instrumental in promoting and building a Practice Based Research Network across the community and residency primary care clinics. She has also led research studying communication training, team-based care, and operational optimization of teaching clinics.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Poster Description: Background:The University of Minnesota (UMN) Practice Based Research Network (PBRN) is composed of groups of primary care providers and practices conducting community-based participatory research and advancing evidence-based care. The Primary Care Service Line (PCSL) PBRN is a collaboration between the M Health Fairview PCSL, UMN Department of Family Medicine and Community Health (DFMCH), and UMN Center for Learning Health System Sciences (CLHSS). Initial goals include increasing research capacity by building provider’s knowledge of research processes, promoting evidence-…