Family Medicine Practice-Based Research Network

The overall mission of the UMMS Family Medicine Practice-BasedResearch Network is to facilitate and promote primary care research that aims to advance knowledge about health and healthcare  relevant to providing our patients higher quality, safer, and more accessible preventive, diagnostic, and treatment services.Established in 2007, the PBRN is the internal infrastructure for the development of community-based  primary care practice researchactivity.  The steering committee,comprised of department staffand over 30 members representing community health center and academic group practice primary care clinicians,
is the central decision-making body.

The PBRN is a member of the  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality PBRN Resource Network For information about becoming a member, contact Gail Sawosik at