Physician Resource Center

Here you can find the tools, resources, technology and products most important to you and your patients.

This is a one-stop shop for information about partners supporting the 2020 Virtual CME conferences. Resources are organized by clinical and non-clinical and include a contact person to answer your questions.

Check back often for new resources being added regularly through summer 2021.

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Clinical Care Resources


Novo Nordisk

Sean Stewart, PharmD, BCACP, CLS
Medical Science Liaison - Diabetes - MN, ND, SD

clinical resource: endocrinology

For more than 90 years, Novo Nordisk, a global leader in diabetes care, has been changing diabetes. We make innovative medicines to help people with diabetes manage their disease, believe that people should have access to care and treatment options, and offer support programs for patients. Our ultimate goal is to defeat diabetes through prevention, detection and better management, and empower people with diabetes to live longer, healthier lives. We have built our business on the conviction that the formula for lasting success is to stay focused, think long-term and do business in a financially, socially and environmentally responsible way.

Mental Health / Pain Management

CARE Counseling

Nicole Dahl
Marketing Administrator

clinical resource: mental health

Childhood - Adulthood Relational and Emotional Counseling Offering Clients Same-Week Appointment availability. We accept all major Minnesota Health Care Plans. (Including MA) CARE Counseling is committed to providing the best possible outpatient psychotherapy and is one of the only mid sized mental health organizations in Minnesota who is exclusively delivers one hour talk therapy. At CARE Counseling we believe that’s complicated enough and are unwilling to accept average psychotherapy. This is why we continue to innovate and attract, train, & retain the best possible talent.

Melrose Center

Carmen Hansen
Mgr. Community Outreach

clinical resource: mental health

For more than 30 years Melrose Center has helped treat and heal patients of all ages struggling with eating disorders, including Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge-Eating Disorder, and Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder. Our personalized and innovative treatment uses a multidisciplinary approach including medical, nutritional, and psychological care through outpatient and residential programs. Call 952-993-5864 with questions or to schedule your patient for an initial assessment. Call 952-993-6475 to schedule a webinar or eating disorder training for your team. To learn more, visit

Multi-specialty Clinic or Group

Children’s Minnesota

Kathleen Baumbach
Professional Relations Representative

clinical resource: multi-specialty clinic or group

Children’s Minnesota is the seventh largest pediatric health system in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children’s Minnesota serves kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, 12 primary and specialty care clinics and six rehabilitation sites. Additionally, Children’s Minnesota is Minnesota’s only Level I pediatric trauma center inside a hospital dedicated solely to children. Also, verified as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center in 2018.

Orthopedics / Rehabilitation / Imaging

Shriners Children’s

Dana Kernik-Theisen
Professional Relations Manager
(612) 596-6104

clinical resource: orthopedics

For 90 years, Shriners Children’s has served our mission specializing in one thing; pediatric orthopaedics. Our board-certified surgeons and staff provide high-quality medical care to all children, regardless of a family’s ability to pay. We provide an intimate, family-centered environment where all clinic services including physician visits, radiology, rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics are provided under one roof. Not only will your patient’s medical needs be met by our team of specialists, we also offer camps and activities through our child life department, to meet their social and emotional needs.

Twin Cities Spine Center

Lisa A. Arrington
Sales & Marketing Manager

clinical resource: orthopedics

Please join us for Dr. Shafa’s session on “Spine Pain in Active Adolescents and Young Adults” at the MAFP virtual Spring Refresher. Twin Cities Spine Center is a specialty medical provider focused exclusively on the spine. For over 70 years, our focus has been on advancing spine care, conducting research and training spine surgeons from around the world. We bring our years of dedicated spine experience to the care and treatment of each one of our patients. We use our expertise in diagnosis, education and treatment, including advanced surgical skills when needed, to help move them forward to improved spine function and health.

Preventive Care / Primary Care

UMN Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Courtney Huber

clinical resource: primary care

The University of Minnesota Department of Family Medicine and Community Health (UMN Family Medicine) continues to celebrate its 50th anniversary year as a leader in transforming the specialty through education, research, and patient care. We sponsor eight of the 11 family medicine residency programs in the state and produce more family medicine physicians than any other residency program in the U.S. Visit for more information.

Other Clinical


Mark Turner

clinical resource: other

AccuVax is a fully automated, pharmaceutical-grade vaccine management system that ensures vaccine integrity, reduces medication errors, and delivers time-savings that allows a practice to focus on what matters most, patients.

Non-Clinical Resources

Career Openings for Family Physicians

Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital

Cassi Chrzanowski

non-clinical resource: career openings for family physicians

Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital is an integrated clinic and hospital in picturesque Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Located in lake country, you can join a practice of primary care providers supported by specialists in OB/Gyn, cardiology, oncology, urology and orthopedics. You have access to the latest imaging technology and on-site radiologists plus advanced surgical, hospital and emergency support, all under one roof. Best of all, at the end of the day, you can run home and jump off your dock, go fishing or hop on your cross country skis or snowmobile!

Gundersen Health System

Jackie Ross
Medical Staff Recruiter

non-clinical resource: career openings for family physicians

Gundersen Health System is where quality meets dedicated, compassionate professionals, caring for patients in all stages of life. We bring care as close to you as possible, with regional partners and clinics. Many of our highly trained specialists provide outreach services throughout the Tri-state Region. Specialists are also able to quickly consult with their colleagues, system-wide, share medical records and tests, and together provide a high level of care for the patients we serve.

Scenic Rivers Health Services

Travis Luedke
HR/Business Development Director

non-clinical resource: career openings for family physicians

Scenic Rivers Health Services has been keeping northern Minnesota healthy since 1979. We strive to make a difference in patient care and embrace a team approach to healthcare. Our mission is to provide medical, dental and behavioral health services in a remote, rural area of northern Minnesota. Scenic Rivers collaborates with Cook Hospital and Bigfork Valley Hospital to provide Critical Access Hospital services at its Cook and Bigfork Medical Clinics. Employees enjoy a daytime only practice providing primary care services to patients in our local communities. We offer extensive paid time off, competitive wages, and great benefits packages!

Nonprofit or Patient Advocacy Organization / Public Health Department

Hennepin County Child & Teen Checkups Program

Teresa Laing
Public Health Nurse

non-clinical resource: public health department

The Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) Program is Minnesota’s Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program. County and Tribal programs provide assistance to clinic providers and to families with children age 0-20 years enrolled in Medical Assistance. The C&TC staff offer annual face to face meetings with medical clinics to review and provide resources to accomplish the required components of a Child and Teen Checkup. The Hennepin County C&TC program assists families by helping to find a primary care clinic, making appointments, assisting with transportation to appointments, and arranging interpreters for appointments.

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