Dr. Averbeck is an executive physician leader with extensive experience in organizational culture, clinical operations, governance, quality improvement, measure development, and physician resilience. She joined HealthPartners in 1992 as a practicing internist and is now responsible for HealthPartners primary care practice overseeing 400 clinicians in over 40 practice locations. She maintains a clinical practice in geriatrics.
Her leadership in redesigning ambulatory care has been recognized by the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) which named HealthPartners Medical Group the recipient of the Acclaim Award, its highest honor, in 2006 and 2012. In 2010, Dr. Averbeck and her team were honored with an Acclaim Award honoree for its work reducing health disparities.
Dr. Averbeck earned a bachelor’s degree at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, and earned a doctor of medicine from the University of Minnesota Medical School. She serves on the boards of Minnesota Community Measurement, the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement and the American Medical Group Association.