Leif I. Solberg, MD
Senior investigator, senior advisor for care improvement research
HealthPartners Medical Group
Associate Medical Director, family physician
Clinical professor, University of Minnesota Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Member of the board of directors for the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement and of the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Foundation.
Joined the Institute
MD, U of MN Medical School; residency, University of Maryland Hospital; gastrointestinal fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Solberg has been the principal investigator (PI) or co-PI on many large National Institutes of Health/Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality-funded research grants. He has published more than 240 research papers as well as 32 books and book chapters. He received the 2008 University of Minnesota Medical Alumni Society Distinguished Alumni Award and the 2015 Maurice Wood Award for Lifetime Contribution to Primary Care Research from the North American Primary Care Research Group.
Quality measurement and improvement and organizational change, especially for chronic disease care (including depression) and clinical preventive services delivery (especially tobacco control), as well as primary care redesign/medical home.