primary care

As health navigators, students see value of team approach

Neighborhood Family Practice provider Heidi Gullett, MD, MPH, helped develop the Patient Navigator program at Case Western Reserve University, where medical students assist high-utilization patients she is also an assistant professor of family medicine and community health. In the program’s first year, 19 students devoted 375 work hours to helping newly arrived refugee families who were patients at the Neighborhood Family Practice.