Paula brings to her position over 30 years of experience in the medical field. Her background includes practice operations for 21 years at Dr. Charles Burger’s practice in Bangor which was recognized by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as one of the top 30 primary care practices in the Country in 2013. Most recently, Paula was a Practice Facilitator at Maine Quality Counts. Paula is certified as a Green Belt in Six Sigma Lean principles, as a Professional in Patient Safety, as a coach in Dartmouth’s Institute Clinical Microsystems and has received additional training in Change Management. Paula’s primary role as Innovation Advisor is providing Technical Assistance/Training to MPCA’s CHCs.