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Emerging Leaders Faculty

Kathleen Brooks, MD

Dr Kathleen Brooks is an associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Minnesota, working part-time precepting in the North Memorial Family Medicine residency program and teaching in the medical school.She serves as a national consultant to medical schools implementing longitudinal integrated clerkship models. Her previous roles in the University of Minnesota included associate dean for Primary Care, assistant dean for Continuing Medical Education and director of the Rural and Metro Physician Associate Programs. She received her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Minnesota, and completed her family medicine residency there. After a number of years in clinical practice, she transitioned into administrative medicine, health policy and teaching. She completed an MBA in at the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN and an MPA degree at Harvard University Kennedy School of Government. Prior to becoming a full-time faculty member in the University of Minnesota Medical School. she served as the Minnesota medical director for Medicare Part B, physician consultant for the Medicaid Director in the Minnesota Department of Human Services, medical coordinator for the MN Board of Medical Practice and in administrative roles in several health systems. She developed and taught a physician leadership curriculum for the University of St. Thomas Physician Leadership College executive program for 10 years. She has done physician leadership consulting for a number of large health systems in the Midwest.

Renee Crichlow, MD

Dr Renee Crichlow is a full spectrum family physician at the University of Minnesota, Department of Family and Community Medicine, North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program. She received her undergraduate degree in biology and political theory from University of California, Santa Cruz. Dr Crichlow attended medical school at University of California, Davis and also where she completed her residency. Following residency she completed her first fellowship in faculty development (clinical research focus) at University of California, San Francisco. Dr Crichlow then joined faculty at UC Davis with a joint appointment in family medicine and OB/gynecology. Following UC Davis she worked and taught as a family physician in rural Montana while on faculty with the University of Washington in the Montana Family Medicine Residency Program. She has seen patients at the Broadway Family Medicine Clinic and taught family medicine in North Minneapolis since 2009, and she is the founder of a youth health career mentorship program called The Ladder. Most recently, Dr Crichlow was an 2012 Emerging Leader Fellow. She has served in numerous leadership positions through local, state, national, and international levels, including areas of health policy development, academic endeavors, and community outreach. Dr Crichlow serves as the chair of the fellowship.

John Frey, MD

John Frey, MD, is part-time faculty in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Wisconsin. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and medical degree from Northwestern University. Following medical school he completed his residency at the University of Miami. He then joined faculty at the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine and Commonwealth. Following Massachusetts, Dr Frey joined faculty at the University of North Carolina where he directed the fellowship program and also served as vice chair. At the University of Wisconsin, Dr Frey served as department chair from 1993-2006. From 2007-2014, he was the director of community engagement for the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, an NIH funded program to create research partnerships between communities and the university. Dr Frey has also served as editor of the Family Medicine Journal and the Wisconsin Medical Journal and associate editor of the Annals of Family Medicine. He has consulted and taught in many countries including Latin America, the Caribbean, United Kingdom, and Asia. He was a Kellogg National Fellow from 1984-1987 and Lyndhurst Prize recipient from 1989-1992. He has served on the Literature Selection Technical Review Committee of the National Library of Medicine and now currently serves as their consultant. Dr Frey has extensive involvement with STFM. He was a STFM past president, received the STFM Recognition Award and the F. Marian Bishop Leadership Award.

Daniel Mullin, PsyD, MPH

Daniel Mullin, PsyD is an assistant professor in the Center for Integrated Primary Care and the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is a clinician, educator, researcher, and consultant specializing in motivational interviewing and in the integration of behavioral health and primary care services. Dr Mullin maintains a clinical practice embedded in the Barre Family Health Center, a rural family residency practice with Level 3 recognition as a Patient Centered Medical Home. He is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and conducts research, teaches, and provides consultation on motivational interviewing.  Dr Mullin completed his doctorate at Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky, his internship in Primary Care Psychology in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and his fellowship in Primary Care Family Psychology in the Departments of Medicine, Psychiatry, and Family Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is pursuing his Masters in Public Health from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Tziporah Rosenberg, PhD, LMFT

Tziporah Rosenberg, PhD, LMFT, is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She completed her doctoral degree in marriage and family therapy at Syracuse University and a postdoctoral fellowship in medical family therapy at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She is a core faculty member in the Dept of Psychiatry's Family Therapy Training Program, a graduate degree program housed in the medical school and built on the foundation of the biopsychosocial model and a whole-person/whole-family/whole-community orientation. She is the training clinic director for Family Therapy Services, the clinical service and training arm of the Institute for the Family, which includes two integrated behavioral health services in primary care settings. In the Family Medicine residency, she directs the P2 (Psychosocial Medicine and Practice Improvement) rotation, a 20-week experience for second year residents focusing on pt-clinician communication, primary care counseling skills, psychosocial factors in health and illness, convening family meetings, as well as several critical skills in practice improvement (quality improvement, team based care and leadership, group medical visits, and self management support). She is also one of three faculty who teach psychosocial core didactics for our residents. She is proudest of her department's evolution toward team-based care, the genesis of which was supported through our P4 designation, and she has developed and implemented monthly practice-wide, interdisciplinary trainings on team-based communication skills, team building, problem solving, conflict management, and supporting patient engagement. She is a graduate of the inaugural class of STFM's Emerging Leaders fellowship.

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