Paula Skarda, MD

Associate Program Director Internal Medicine, Regions Hospital

Paula Skarda

Contact Info

skard001@umn.edu

Administrative Phone
651-254-2175

Administrative Email
paula.k.skarda@healthpartners.com

Administrative Fax Number
651-254-3699

Associate Program Director Internal Medicine, Regions Hospital


Hospitalist/Primary Care-Internal Medicine/Pediatrics


MD, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Residency, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Summary

I have worked in a number of clinical and administrative roles within both Regions Hospital and HealthPartners. I have also mentored both resident research and quality improvement. I enjoy helping residents explore how to use administrative roles to balance clinical work to help prevent burnout.

Expertise

  • Career planning
  • Contract negotiation
  • Administration

Professional Associations

  • ACP member

Research

Research Funding Grants

Active Grants

  • Red Fund Grant Regions Hospital

Publications

  • Title: The Effects of Electronic Medical Record Display on Provider Ordering Behavior: Leveraging the EMR to Improve Quality and Costs
    The American Journal of Medicine, September 2017
  • Title: Addressing the Challenges in Teaching Quality Improvement
  • The American Journal of Medicine, June 20019

Teaching

Academic Interests and Focus

Teaching Interests/Courses: Quality Improvement, Nutrition Impacts on Health, Peer Review and Root Cause Analysis, Frail and Elderly Medicine, Geriatrics Course Director, Adult Health Care Clinic Course Director

Clinical

Board Certifications

  • ABIM Board certified
  • ABP Board certified

Clinical Interests

Complex medical care