Primary Care APC Fellowship Director

Tasha Gastony is a Primary Care Regional Medical Director for Park Nicollet’s south region. She supports the operations of eight primary care clinics to achieve high quality outcomes, excellent patient experience, financial accountability, and staff engagement to serve the community. She is co-chair of the Depression Expert Panel for HealthPartners and Park Nicollet and has led an effort that has improved screening rates for depression and developed evidence-based treatment guidelines resulting in top decile rankings in Minnesota for diagnosis and treatment of depression in adolescents and adults.


Previously, Ms. Gastony served as Clinic Medical Director of Park Nicollet’s Eagan office, and opened SmartCare in 2016, serving as Clinic Medical Director. She played a significant role in influencing the development of innovation and culture to support convenient and affordable care for patients, while creating an environment for care teams that improved satisfaction and life balance by working in a team-based care model. Ms. Gastony is a graduate of the University of Iowa and Midwestern University in Chicago.