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PCP Featured in a Radio Documentary

PCP and its network of change makers was recently featured in a NEPR  radio documentary entitled, "Raising the Stakes for Primary Care." The piece includes high energy moments from the 2014 Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit.
 
Launching a Student-Run Clinic

On January 20th, Peter Meyers of PCP's Clinical Innovation Network, CIN, hosted a conversation with PCP University of Colorado chapter leaders Dr. Joe Johnson, medical student Jacqueline To, and pharmacy student Jennifer Nguyen. They shared the inspiring story behind the DAWN clinic, which is soon to open its doors to the community. You can watch the recorded webinar and learn more about the project here.

Why does primary care need leaders? 

 

We asked some of our chapter leaders why primary care needs leaders as well as why the field needs PCP. Listen to their thoughtful responses in our latest video.


The Primary Care Movement Out West

PCP recently co-hosted the Bay Area Primary Care Leadership and Innovation Summit on January 31st. This one-day summit focused on leadership development, innovations in primary care delivery, and powerful collaborations to accelerate change. Check out pics and presentations from the event.



 
 

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Inspired by the first annual Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit, this medical student is researching the leadership skills and needs of her peers. Read her story and participate! By Diana Wohler On a September Sunday in 2012, I sat in a dimmed auditorium at Harvard Law School, listening to a team of nursing students from Maine discuss their plans to ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Feb 26, 2015 9:38 AM EST
Health professions students at Virginia Commonwealth University enjoy interprofessional relationships with their colleagues and opportunities to provide team-based community care through their student-founded Inter Health Professionals Alliance . Read about their monthly community outreach events right now on Progress Notes , then check ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Feb 24, 2015 10:32 AM EST
A family medicine resident explains how direct primary care will allow her to practice family medicine in the way she'd always envisioned it. By Loretta Duggan, M.D. I have always dreamed of talking to my patients and getting to know several generations of families while providing the best medical care available. But when medical practice ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Feb 19, 2015 11:55 AM EST
February is National Children's Dental Health Month . Today we share a post from our archives about an innovative primary care model that includes dental care. When this medical student traveled to Brazil on a Fulbright Fellowship to work in a community health center, she found that everyone could access comprehensive, community-based, ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Feb 17, 2015 12:03 PM EST
After serving as a companion to residents of an assisted living facility, this student learned why we need to fight for continuity and quality in primary care. By James Chin As a child, I was very close to my grandparents. I spent many hours with them after school. I loved their company and developed a great deal of appreciation and respect for the ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Feb 12, 2015 10:04 AM EST


 

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