Mary Krebs, MD, of Centerville, OH, has been appointed to the American Academy of Family Physicians Commission on Quality and Practice. The appointment was made at the AAFP Board of Directors meeting held December 7-12, 2015. Dr. Krebs’ four-year term of service began December 15, 2015.
Dr. Krebs practices at the East Dayton Health Center which is a part of the Community Health Centers of Greater Dayton, a network of federally-qualified health centers (FQHCs). Currently, she is working on projects to decrease emergency department and hospital utilization, improve care coordination, measure physician quality, and deliver medical neighborhood care within the context of the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model.
Prior to her practice at the East Dayton Health Center, Dr. Krebs co-ran an independent practice (Family Practice Associates) where she led the practice’s transformation to the PCMH model of care and was involved in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Center for Innovations Comprehensive Primary Care initiative. There, she implemented clinical staff and electronic health records training, and led quality improvement and other projects to improve patient and practice team satisfaction.
Dr. Krebs served as Ohio’s new physician delegate to the National Conference of Special Constituencies (NCSC) in 2012 and served as Ohio’s woman physician delegate to NCSC in 2013 and 2014. She was elected to serve as women’s co-convener for the 2015 National Conference of Constituency Leaders and served as a special constituencies delegate during the 2015 AAFP Congress of Delegates in Denver. She also served as a member of the Reference Committee on Organization and Finance during the 2015 AAFP Congress of Delegates.
Congratulations, Dr. Krebs!