Medical Director

Dr. Paul Pedersen

Dr. Paul Pedersen is a founding member of the Community Health Care Clinic and has been the Clinic's Volunteer Medical Director since its inception. He is currently Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of OSF St. Joseph Medical Center.

As Medical Director of the Clinic, Dr. Pedersen serves as the primary collaborative partner with the clinic's nurse practitioners, acting as consultant and advisor regarding patient care. He provides administrative direction to the Executive Director and other clinic staff in the establishment of clinic policies and procedures, and serves on the clinic Board of Directors where he provides medical insight and expertise of policy, budgetary, and governance decisions.