Rebecca Ramsay, MPH, BSN Chief Executive Officer
Rebecca brings a wealth of health care knowledge, leadership skills and passion to her role as chief executive officer of Housecall Providers. The former executive director of Population Health Partnerships for CareOregon, Rebecca earned a nursing degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master’s in Public Health from Portland State University.
During her 12 years with CareOregon, she collaborated with a broad array of community stakeholders to create innovative population health programs and care transformation initiatives. Rebecca served for six years as faculty for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), making major contributions to the framework and curriculum of IHI’s “Better Health, Lower Cost” national learning collaborative. She was selected to work alongside national leaders in the Complex Care Innovation Lab hosted by the Center for Health Care Strategies to build more-effective models of caring for high-risk, high-need individuals. Rebecca currently serves as the co-chair for the Legislative and Policy Committee of the American Academy of Home Care Medicine and as a member the Program and Planning Committee. She is also on the Board of Directors of the Home Centered Care Institute.
Throughout her public health career, Rebecca has focused on improving care and addressing inequities faced by vulnerable and underserved populations. She relies on her years of experience integrating proactive data, behavioral health services and chronic disease resources to bring the best possible care and services to patients with complex needs.
In her free time, Rebecca loves to garden and cook, enjoys international travel and is passionate about watching her son play college baseball. As an avid cyclist, she’s always looking for the next big hill to climb.
Pamela Miner, M.D. Chief Medical Officer
In 2014, Dr. Pamela Miner succeeded our founder, Dr. Benneth Husted, as medical director. Pamela earned her medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School. She completed her training in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and in hospice and palliative care at the Harvard Palliative Care Fellowship Program and remains board certified in both specialties.
She has worked at the intersection of primary care, hospice and palliative medicine throughout her career in Massachusetts and in Oregon supporting patients with multiple chronic conditions to live their best. She is passionate about helping patients and families navigate the complexities of the health care system, and ensuring they get care that meets their needs and improves their quality of life. When not improving lives by bringing health care home, she keeps busy with family life and enjoys hiking in Oregon parks.
Kristi Youngs, BSN, RN, CHPN Chief Clinical Operations Officer
Kristi brings nearly 20 years nursing experience and clinical leadership to her role as Chief Clinical Operations Officer. After earning her nursing degree from Walla Walla University, Kristi worked in the hospital inpatient setting and managed a primary care clinic before finding her niche in hospice and palliative care.
Kristi relies on her years of experience as a certified hospice and palliative care nurse leading initiatives that improve the quality of life for people living with serious illness. Kristi led a several-year effort to build a safety net palliative care program while at CareOregon and has transitioned this program to Housecall Providers, and her work continues to be focused on bringing about relationship-based health care to people who would otherwise not have access to it. As a faculty member of Vital Talk and the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium, Kristi also provides serious illness trainings. She is a member of the Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing Association.
Outside of work, Kristi loves photography, being outdoors, and skiing with her family. She is passionate about bringing relationship-based health care to people who would otherwise not have access to it.
Barb Gorman Marketing, Communications & Development Manager
Barb joined Housecall Providers in 2012, continuing her passion for work and volunteerism with nonprofits that make our community stronger, healthier, connected and more compassionate. Barb manages our marketing, communications and development efforts.
She cut her fundraising and marketing teeth at New Avenues for Youth, a Portland-based organization supporting homeless youth.
A native Oregonian from pioneer stock, Barb is the fifth of five children to graduate from Washington’s Gonzaga University, and like her siblings, dreams of the day when the ZAGS go all the way in March. She is currently on the Board of Northwest Pilot Project, a nonprofit connecting low-income and very low-income seniors (55 and over) in Multnomah County with rental housing that is safe, permanent and affordable.
Barb enjoys hiking, backpacking and exploring all the Northwest has to offer with friends and family.