Michelle Bejar
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Michelle Bejar, MD, MPH

Medical Director, Urban Horizons Family Health Center; Director of Patient Safety

Languages spoken

Spanish

Education and training

Doctor of Medicine (MD) - Ross University School of Medicine
Master of Public Health (MPH) - University of California, Davis
Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Northwestern University

Professional interests

Women’s health
LGBTQ care
Patient Safety
Chronic disease management
Integrative Medicine

A little about me

I enjoy cooking, gardening, yoga, fruits, and spending time with my dog.

Why I love my job

I enjoy working closely with my patients to empower them with tools to make healthier choices for their well-being.  I also enjoy working with the wonderful staff at Urban Horizons to help provide our patients with the best care possible.

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Professional experience & accomplishments

Dr. Michelle Bejar grew up in South Florida in an Argentine home.  Dr. Bejar obtained a Master’s in Public Health at UC Davis, where she focused on health care reform and accountable care organizations. After graduating from the Mount Sinai Beth Israel Residency in Urban Family Medicine, she worked as a research fellow at the Institute for Family Health. Her research focused on medical errors and patient safety culture. She now works as the Director of Patient Safety, at the Institute for Family Health, where she works to improve our culture of safety,  minimize adverse events and improve safety culture. She is the Medical Director at Urban Horizons Family Health Center.