Minnesota Health Professionals Services Program

Telephone: (651) 642-0487
Fax: (651) 797-1380
Address: 1360 Energy Park Drive, Suite 220, St. Paul, MN 55108
United States



  • Kimberly Navarre, LMFT, Program Director
  • Tracy Erfourth, BS, Case Manager
  • Lisa Franciscus, BS, LADC, Case Manager
  • Valerie Bashiri, BA, LADC, Case Manager
  • Pang Yang, BSW, Case Manager
  • Nichole Williams, BS, LADC, Case Manager
  • Eldaa Ferraro, Case Management Assistant
  • Kerry Gibbons, Office and Records Manager

Program Structure

This program is operated by:

  • State licensing agency
  • Other:  The Health Professionals Services Program (HPSP) is pursuant to Minn. Stat. 214.28 to 214.36.

Does this program have a formal contractual relationship with the state medical board?

  • Yes
  • Other: 

    HPSP is a program administered by the Minnesota health-related licensing boards.
    The majority of referrals are confidential and not known to the boards:
    --Self referrals (~48%);
    --Non-disciplinary board referrals (~28%); and
    --Third-party referrals from a variety of sources (~16%).
    Referrals pursuant to public disciplinary orders are least frequent (~11%)
    As long as licensees referred without a disciplinary order comply with monitoring and do not meet a HPSP's statutory reporting requirement, their participation in HPSP remains confidential.

Program Services

Types of disease, illness, or conditions monitored:

  • Substance Use
  • Mental health
  • Physical illness

Populations served:

  • Physicians – M.D.
  • Physicians – D.O.
  • Dentists
  • Residents
  • Psychologists
  • Podiatrists
  • Nurses
  • Physician assistants
  • Pharmacists
  • Veterinarians
  • Other:  

    Athletic Trainers
    Dental Assistants
    Dental Hygienists
    Dental Therapists
    Community Emergency Medical Technicians
    Community Paramedics
    Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians
    Emergency Medical Responders
    Emergency Medical Technicians
    Genetic Counselors
    Hearing Instrument Dispensers
    Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselors
    Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
    Licensed Social Workers
    Licensed Clinical Social Workers
    Licensed Graduate Social Workers
    Licensed Independent Clinical Social Workers
    Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
    Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors
    Licensed Professional Counselors
    Licensed Traditional Midwives
    Naturopathic Doctors
    Nursing Home Administrators
    Occupational Therapist Assistants
    Occupational Therapists
    Pharmacy Students
    Pharmacy Technicians
    Physical Therapists
    Physical Therapy Assistants
    Respiratory Care Providers
    Speech Language Pathologists
    Complementary and Alternative Health Care Providers regulated by the Department of Health


Primary sources of funding for this program:

  • State licensing agency

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