Jay Dirks, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Jay Dirks

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-333-0770

Office Address:
Smiley's Family Medicine Clinic
2020 E 28th St
Minneapolis, MN 55407

MD, University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency


Jay Dirks, MD, joined the University of Minnesota Medical Center Family Medicine Residency faculty in 2014. Previously, he practiced full spectrum family medicine for 10 years in Brooklyn Park and Maple Grove, Minnesota. He has interests in clinical medicine quality improvement and teaching residents and medical students.

Awards & Recognition

Fellow of American Academy of Family Physicians

Professional Associations



Research Summary/Interests

Improving Vaccination Rates in Adolescent Somali Refugees

Research Funding Grants

AAFP Foundation Grant


Board Certifications

American Board of Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

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