People's Center Health Services

People’s Center Clinics and Services is a safety net health center, offering the full continuum of care from primary care to behavioral and oral health services, regardless of an individual’s ability to pay.  A Federally Qualified Health Center, People’s Center serves a diverse population that includes a large percentage of patients who are immigrants from East Africa, as well as a number of local college students.  More than half of our patients are better served in a language other than English.  People’s Center operates two clinic sites in Minneapolis, one in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, and one in Longfellow neighborhood.

Physician specialties needed:
  • Tues evenings or possibly Saturday mornings: Primary care (Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Internal medicine)
  • Any shift or by phone consult: Psychiatry
  • Any shift: Ortho/Sports Medicine, Renal, Cardiology
Additional volunteer support needed due to workforce shortages (MD/DOs welcomed, although not required for these typically-RN roles):
  • Phone triage
  • Phone followup of chronic care management/health care home patients
Time commitment: Volunteers would be asked to work a minimum of 4 hours per month. Locum tenens volunteer opportunities may be arranged on a case by case basis depending on the time commitment of the volunteer.

Location
People's Center Clinics and Services
425 20th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Clinic Hours: M-F 8-5; Tues 8-7 pm

Requirements: All volunteering physicians must be credentialed to practice in Minnesota.  Board certification negotiable, particularly for 2nd or 3rd year residents.  Must be comfortable working with interpreters.

Medical Records: The People’s Center uses Epic electronic medical record software. Training and assistance can be provided.

Professional liability insurance: People’s Center will obtain liability insurance to cover all volunteering physicians. PCHS is a Federal Tort Claims Act Deemed facility and as such, the medical center cannot be the direct target of medical malpractice lawsuits, per U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Contact:
Sarah C. Maier, MD (she/her/hers)
Chief Health Officer
People's Center Clinics and Services
direct: 612-355-5554

Website: peoples-center.org