Jay Dirks, MD

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Jay Dirks

Contact Info

jay.dirks@parknicollet.com

Office Phone 952-993-7700

Office Address:
6600 Excelsior Blvd
Ste 100
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Faculty, Rural Physician Associate Program

Faculty, Metro Physician Associate Program

Faculty, Methodist Hospital Family Medicine Residency


MD, University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency

Summary

Jay Dirks, MD, joined the University of Minnesota Medical Center Family Medicine Residency faculty in 2014. Previously, he practiced full spectrum family medicine in the western suburbs of Minneapolis. His medical interests include office-based procedures including POCUS, pediatric care, non-traditional visits (e-visits, telephone visits), and quality improvement. He also enjoys working with medical students through the University of Minnesota Rural Physician Associate Program (RPAP).

Expertise

Family medicine

Awards & Recognition

Fellow of American Academy of Family Physicians

Professional Associations

MAFP, AAFP

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Improving Vaccination Rates in Adolescent Somali Refugees

Research Funding Grants

AAFP Foundation Grant

Publications

R. Pratt, S. W. Njau, C. Ndagire et al., ‘‘We are Muslims and these diseases don’t happen to us”: A qualitative study of the views of young Somali men and women concerning HPV immunization, Vaccine, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.03.006

Teaching

Courses

University of MN Department of Family Medicine Leadership and Finance Course presenter

University of MN Department of Family Medicine Resident POCUS Course presenter

Clinical

Board Certifications

American Board of Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

Quality Improvement, Office procedures, Pediatrics including improvement in vaccination rates, Teaching medical students and residents