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Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC) Project Highlights

"Little Women of Color" – Providing safe spaces for female identifying 7-12 years olds of color in the Twin Cities to discuss topics such as self-esteem, emotional health and to promote STEM education. Jene Carter, MD

Parental Disempowerment during prenatal and Obstetric Care. Conducted in partnership with Face To Face Clinic. Maura Jacobi, MD and Jenny Zhang, MD

"The Ladder"  Providing education and mentorship for individuals aged 9 to 99 years old. Emma Ostby, MD

Reach Out and Read Program. Program to promote reading for every child, every day. Anna Brokofsky, MD

Healthcare Advocacy – Fort Road Federation Partnership. Brooke Gensler, MD

People Incorporated – Assisting in care of the unhoused population. Brittany McCosh, MD

Keystone / West 7th Community Center – Health education activities. Natalie Hemmerich, MD

Minority Association of Pre-medical Students (MAPS) - Physician mentorship program. Conor Richardson and Jonathan Colin Rizo. Many faculty and residents participating as mentors.

Now Pow: Social Determinants of Health Screening and Implementation into Primary Care Practices. Lily Thompson, MD MPH, Cat Bledsoe, MD


Jené Carter (res). Little Women of Color: Where Potential Meets Purpose. (oral presentation)  MAFP Innovation and Research Forum, online. March 5, 2022.

Emily Kvasnicka Friedrichsen (res), Lily Thompson (res), Katherine Guthrie. Woke?? – Waking: A One Year Assessment of Anti-Racism/Cultural Humility Activity in a Community Based Residency. (oral presentation) Family Medicine Midwest, virtual, September 9-11, 2021.

Daniel Frayne, Phillip Hughes, Brunilda Lugo, Kathy Foley, Stephanie Rosener, Wendy B Barr, Scott A Davis, Heidi Knoll, Kayla Krajik, Ian Bennett. Interconception Care for Mothers at Well Child Visits After Implementation of the IMPLICIT Model. Matern Child Health J. 2021 Aug;25(8):1193-1199.

The Bystander Effect in Rats. Science Advances. Maura Jacobi (res), John L. Yuri, Y. Vieira Sugano, Rahul R. Kukreja, John H. Clement Jacobi and Peggy Mason.

Stephen D Ratcliffe, Stephanie E Rosener, Daniel J Frayne. (2020)  Preconception Care. In: Paulman P, Taylor R (eds). Family Medicine: Principles and Practice, 8th Edition. Springer International, pp. 127-139. 

Patient Access to Chronic Medications During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from a Comprehensive Dataset of US Insurance Claims. Maura Jacobi (res), Jeff Clement, Ph.D. and Brad Greenwood.

Cliff O'Callahan, Selena Te, Aaftab Husain, Stephanie E Rosener, Navid Hussain. The Effect of Circumcision on Exclusive Breastfeeding, Phototherapy, and Hospital Length of Stay in Term Breastfed Newborns. Hosp Pediatr. 2020 Jun;10(6):516-522. doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2019-0270.