Kathryn Justesen, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Kathryn Justesen

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-302-8275

Office Address:
Broadway Family Medicine Clinic
1020 W Broadway Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55411

MD, Rush University

Residency, University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency


Dr. Kacey Justesen joined the University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency faculty in 2014 and became the program director in July 2018. Prior to that, she was in private practice for 11 years. Her primary interests lie in full-spectrum family medicine and teaching the next generation of family medicine doctors to appreciate and thrive within the true depth of family medicine. She is a member of the University of Minnesota Physician's board of directors.



Justesen, K., Hooker, S.A., Sherman, M., Lonergan-Cullum, M., Nissy, T., Levy, R., (2020). Predictors of Patient Retention in Medication-Assisted Treatment in a Family Medicine Residency Clinic. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. In press as of June, 2020

Hooker, S. A., Sherman, M. D., Lonergan-Cullum, M., Sattler, A., Liese, B. S., Justesen, K., Nissly, T., & Levy, R. (2020). Mental health and psychosocial needs of patients being treated for opioid use disorder in a primary care residency clinic. Journal of Primary Care and Community Health 11, 1-8. doi: 10.1177/2150132720932017

Justesen K, Prasad S. On-demand pill protocol protects against HIV. J Fam Pract. 2016;65(8):556-8.

Justesen K. Preventing type 2 diabetes by identifying and addressing prediabetes. MetroDoctors. 2016 March/April:27-8.

Hooker, S, Punjabi, A, Justesen, K, Boyle, L, Sherman, M, (2018) "Encouraging Health Behavior Change: Eight Evidence-based Strategies". Family Practice Management, March/April 2018, pp 31-36

Sherman, M.D., Justesen, K., Okocha, Z. (2017). Promoting documentation of suicidality in a family medicine residency clinic. Family Medicine, 50,pp138-141

Berge, J., Trofholz, A., Draxten, M., Justesen, K., Slattengren, A., (2018) “Similarities and Differences Between Families who have Frequent and Infrequent Family Meals: A Qualitative Investigation of Low Income and Minority Households”. Eating Behaviors 29 (2018), pp 99-106

Justesen, K., Miller, L., (2018) “Are rapid Group B Streptococcus (GBS) tests accurate in determining GBS colonization status in laboring women?”, Evidence-based Medicine, Family Physicians Inquiries Network , July 2018, p E7