Kate Diaz Vickery, MD, MSc

Dr. Vickery is a primary care doctor and researcher at Hennepin County Medical Center in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Department of Family Medicine.

She is also an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School.  

Dr. Vickery conducts research about how to improve the health of people experiencing medical, behavioral, and social complexity especially those with unstable housing. She is studying how alternative payment models may stimulate partnerships between medical, behavioral, public health, and social service sectors to achieve health equity.

Dr. Vickery believes research is stronger when done in partnership with multiple stakeholders, especially patients, families, and community leaders.

Dr. Vickery completed medical school at the University of Rochester and residency at United Family Medicine, a federally qualified health center in St. Paul, MN. She holds a Masters of Science in health and health care research from the University of Michigan where she completed the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars fellowship.

Fun fact: Dr. Vickery grows Siberian kiwis in her backyard in MN!



Kate Diaz Vickery’s journal articles on PubMed

Hennepin Health Papers


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