Phillip Bergquist of Michigan Primary Care Association Recognized for Leadership
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
LANSING, Mich. – Phillip Bergquist has been selected as one of seven national Emerging
Leaders by the George Washington University’s School of Public Health
and Health Services’ Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy.
He was presented the award during the National Association of Community
Health Centers’ Policy & Issues Forum held in Washington, DC, on
March 22, 2014.
The Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy’s annual
Emerging Leader Award recognizes young individuals for commitment,
motivation, professional achievement, and leadership that together
advances the Health Center mission
Bergquist serves as the director of Health Center operations and
CHIPRA director at Michigan Primary Care Association (MPCA), a statewide
association representing Michigan’s Health Centers and other
community-based providers. In this role, Bergquist provides technical
assistance, guidance, and educational opportunities to support Health
Centers in operating as stable, innovative, and growing organizations.
He also manages MPCA’s outreach and enrollment programs, and is a member
of the Association’s management team.
"Since joining Michigan Primary Care Association in 2008, Phillip has
been truly dedicated to assuring all Michigan residents have access to
high quality health care. In order to reach his vision, Phillip has
continued to provide leadership in the development of innovative
approaches to impact complex issues,” said Kim Sibilsky, Chief Executive
to learn more about George Washington University's School of Public
Health and Health Services' Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health