Dr. Pincus is involved in a wide range of innovative clinical and professional practice initiatives.
Family & Community Medicine Practice
University of Maryland, School of Medicine
September 2011 – Present
The University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Family and Community Medicine is a national leader in training family physicians and educating medical students to provide quality health care to families, individuals and their communities. Established in 1970, the Family Medicine training program has graduated over 300 new family physicians in the past 37 years.
As a clinical pharmacist in University of Maryland Family & Community Medicine practice a NCQA designated level 3 patient-centered medical home. Dr. Pincus assists practice in achieving quality metric goals through involvement in PCMH transformation committee and population based management. She also provides direct patient care for patients with complex medication regimens, barriers to adherence and need for frequent medication monitoring. At this practice site, Dr. Pincus participates in educational training for pharmacy students and residents, social work students, and medical students and residents.
Governor’s Wellmobile Program
University of Maryland, School of Nursing
January 2016 – Present
The Governor’s Wellmobile is a nurse-managed mobile primary care clinic serving complex, underserved, uninsured, minority populations in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties. As a clinical pharmacist, Dr. Pincus consults on medically complex patients to optimize medication regimens and increase accessibility. Dr. Pincus also leads the interprofessional education (IPE) initiatives of the program.
Information About Current Research Projects
Dr. Pincus’ current research projects include:
- Implementation of pharmacist-led Annual Wellness Visits
- Discrepancies in diabetes and cardiovascular care for minority, uninsured patients
- Defining the role of the pharmacist in transitions of care
- Identifying motivators and barriers for medication adherence