Mary Beck Metzger, APNP, is the full-time Medical Director at the Rock River Free Clinic. The free clinic cares for those with no health insurance. When more in-depth care is needed for specific problems, we can help direct and coordinate your care with a specialist.
Mary is a skilled and experienced health care provider, working in critical care and the emergency department for many years as an RN, and in primary care as a nurse practitioner. She places a high priority on listening, helping establish a relationship of trust, and working with her patients to optimize healthy lifestyle choices. Mary sees educating her patients about medical conditions and treatment options so they can make informed choices as a vital part of primary care.
Mary was recognized by the Wisconsin Nurses Association as Advanced Practice Nurse of the year in 2012. In 2018, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners awarded Mary with a state award of excellence.
Throughout its years of operation, the clinic has operated on a limited basis with volunteer clinicians and support staff. Mary Beck Metzger’s full-time commitment helps the Rock River Free Clinic Board reach its goal of adding more regular health provider services to this invaluable program.