Rachel Zimmer DNP, RN, AGPCNP-C, IS

Dr. Rachel Zimmer is an adult/gerontological nurse practitioner and an assistant professor at Wake Forest Baptist Health. She has experience in program development and evaluation of models of health care. Through her work in creating house call, transitional, and mobile models of care for under-served and older adult populations, she has established many relationships with community agencies and networks. She developed and led a holistic interprofessional free medical clinic that served the uninsured in the east Forsyth community and has expanded that model of care into a full-time model clinic for vulnerable populations that includes medical care, care coordination, and behavioral health. She is co-director of the Wake Forest House Call Program and serves on the Wake Forest School of Medicine CTSI Program of Community Engagement working group. Dr. Zimmer also serves in leadership positions at Wake Forest Baptist Health and as chair of the GAPNA House Calls SIG.