Dr. Ingrid Patsch received her medical degree from her home state at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and completed her Residency at USC-PIH Family Medicine Residency Program in Southern California. Dr. Patsch has spent much of her career in both clinical and academic medicine settings. She has served as faculty with the University of Southern California, University of Irvine, and Southern California University of Health Sciences. After relocating to Tucson in 2017, she served as faculty with the University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine and continues to teach and mentor both U of A Family Medicine residents and medical students.
Dr. Patsch is board certified in both Family Medicine and Integrative Medicine and has held numerous leadership roles as Medical Director, Associate Program Director, and Program Director throughout her career. She holds three advanced training Fellowship certifications, one in teaching through USC, a second for patient care quality and safety through IHI, and the third, in Integrative Medicine through the National Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine. Though her interests in medicine are broad, Dr. Patsch’s professional goals remain committed to the patient connection and the healing power in that relationship. She holds the responsibilities entrusted to her by her patients and their families foremost in her daily work and strives to always guide her patients with the highest quality of evidence and information available so that patients can have a shared, mutual understanding of their health that is in alignment with their goals. In her spare time, Dr. Patsch enjoys movies, traveling to new places, and having adventures with her family and rescue dogs.
At AIHM she graduated from Cohort 1 in January 2018 (the first Fellowship cohort) and has served on the Alumni Association Leadership team since its inception. She is the founding co-leader of the AIHM Tucson, AZ Chapter ~ which began in April 2019. She is a mentor to current Fellows in 2021 and is an OSCE reviewer and Case Studies facilitator. We are so lucky to have you Ingrid!