The Jefferson Medical Home Academic Center (Jeff MHAC) in the Department of Family and Community Medicine is our Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Research, Training and Dissemination Center, funded through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The patient-centered medical home is a model for delivering comprehensive care that includes a personal physician, a whole person orientation, coordinated and integrated care, high levels of quality and safety, and enhanced access.
Jefferson Medical Home Academic Center
Jeff MHAC GOALS
- To increase the capacity to carry out PCMH research and evaluation focusing on vulnerable populations, focusing in:
- To serve as a training resource for medical trainees to provide care through the PCMH, and to assist additional Jefferson and external practices serving vulnerable populations to adopt PCMH components and teach trainees to provide care through PCMHs.
- To disseminate PCMH research and training outcomes through publications and presentations.
Amy Cunningham, MPH