Community Health Partnership of Illinois

It is our pleasure to introduce you to Dr. Thomas Gavagan, MD, MPH as CHP of Illinois’ Medical Director.

Dr. Gavagan joins our team in full time capacity and will serve as our Medical Director as well as provide patient care at our sites.  Dr. Gavagan supported CHP of Illinois a few years back in an interim Medical Director capacity so he may be familiar to some of you.

Dr. Gavagan is fluent is Spanish, and basic Gaelic and German.

Dr. Gavagan’s focus is on community medicine- health issues of family’s and communities globally, including primary care, environment, refugee populations, disaster response, urban poverty, and community development.  Also, the management of health care services, health information systems, quality improvement, and performance improvement.   His scope of practice is clinical family medicine including acute care, inpatient medicine and obstetrics, prevention, geriatrics, and complete family care.

Dr. Gavagan has research experience in medical outcomes and performance improvement as well as refugee and immigrant health, and disaster response.

As you can see Dr. Gavagan is a great fit for our Medical Director role and will be leading CHP of Illinois to continue to improve quality of care for our patients now and into the future.