Dr. Pincus is involved in a wide range of innovative clinical and professional practice initiatives.

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Department of Family and Community Medicine
September 2009 – 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.

Information About Current Research Projects

Dr. Pincus’ current research projects include:

  • Practice-based research on the role of the pharmacist in the patient-centered medical home
  • Measuring success of initiatives to improve influenza vaccination rates in a primary care physicians office
  • Measuring the proportion of patients with persistent asthma that fill prescriptions for controller inhalers
  • Development of a home INR monitoring program