Kimberly Corba, MD joined Benjamin Rush Institute on May 13, 2020 to talk about Direct Primary Care, the business behind it and advocating for your profession. Watch the full video below.
Dr. Corba is a board-certified family physician and the owner of Green Hills Direct Family Care. Her family practice was the first Direct Primary Care office to open in the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania. She was born in Allentown, grew up in “The Valley,” and after 13 years in Philadelphia, returned to the area with her family in 2001.
In January 2016, Dr. Corba successfully transitioned her thirteen year-old, solo, independent, insurance-based office to DPC. She is an early innovator, champion and national leader for independent Direct Primary Care practices. She has been a national speaker and has testified publicly for the PA Senate Banking and Insurance Committee on behalf of DPC. Along with other members of the Board of Directors of DPC Action (https://dpcaction.com/), she has participated in numerous meetings about innovation in health care delivery with bipartisan state and federal lawmakers in both the House and Senate along with top leaders of federal government agencies including The White House National Economic Council, The Departments of HHS, CMS, Treasury, the VA, and the Small Business Association. Dr. Corba has written articles about DPC which have appeared in local, state and national publications. She has been a mentor to 3rd year medical students for the past five years and has lectured about DPC to family medicine residencies and medical schools in Pennsylvania. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the USF/Morsani College of Medicine.
In 2018, Dr. Corba formed a non-profit group called the Pennsylvania Direct Primary Care Association® (https://padpca.com/). The mission of the organization is to increase awareness of DPC and educate about the benefits DPC brings to patients. PADPCA® received a portion of the first annual Practice Innovation Grant awarded by the Pennsylvania Medical Society in the fall of 2019. Grant money is being used to fulfill the mission of PADPCA® by reaching out to public and private sectors, small business