People's Center Health Services

People’s Center 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. As an FQHC, People’s Center serves predominantly East African immigrants and 51% of our patients are better served in language other than English. People’s Center operates four clinic sites in three neighborhoods in Minneapolis: Cedar-Riverside, Longfellow and Phillips/Ventura Village.

Physician specialties needed: Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Behavioral Health, Orthopedics or other specialist with significant ortho experience, OB/GYN, ophthalmology, hepatology.

Time commitment: Volunteers would be asked to work a minimum of 4-8 hours per month. Locum tenens volunteer opportunities may be arranged on a case by case basis depending on the time commitment of the volunteer.

Cedar Riverside Clinic:
425 20th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Teen Age Medical Services:
2425 Chicago Avenue South, 
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Our Savior’s Shelter:
2219 Chicago Ave S, 
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Clinic Hours Our greatest needs come on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. We may also consider opening the clinic on weekends in order to accommodate a volunteer’s schedule.

Requirements: All volunteering physicians must be credentialed and board certified to practice in Minnesota.

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.


Sara Theophilos
Human Resources Director