Dr. Downing is a board certified Internist and Geriatrician. She serves as the System Clinical Officer for population health, home care services, and health equity for Allina Health. Dr Downing graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School, and completed residency in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics Fellowship at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She is passionate about population health, care of seniors, care transitions, end of life care, and delivering care in the home whenever possible. She has developed new models of care in skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and in the home including home-based primary care and hospital at home. She serves on the board of directors for Genevive, a Joint venture company between Allina Health and Presbyterian Homes that specializes in valued-base care for frail seniors.