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Amber Pincavage, MD

Amber Pincavage, MD

2018 Senior Faculty Scholars

Amber Pincavage, MD, specializes in adult internal medicine. She is especially interested in primary care for underserved populations.

A dedicated educator and mentor, Dr. Pincavage trains medical students and residents in areas such as physical diagnosis, clinical skills, transitions of care, and health disparities. For example, as a leader in the Chicago Breathe Project, she worked to improve education for physician trainees and minority patients in the use of new asthma inhalers. She also supervises residents in the free clinic at CommunityHealth Englewood.

Amber also was one of the 3 AAMC “Readiness for Reform Healthcare Innovation Challenge Award” winners based on her work on clinic handoffs which was funded in part by grants from the Bucksbaum Institute.

2012 Pilot Grant Project: Engineering Patient-Oriented Clinic Handoffs