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The 2015 Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit
We're thrilled to announce the 2015 Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit on August 28th to 30th, 2015. The inspriring event will once again be held in Cambridge, MA. This is the annual training event PCP conducts for its chapter leadership to prepare them for campaigns and advocacy efforts for the upcoming year.

We're Looking for an Executive Director
We've officially launched the search for a talented leader to take PCP to the next level- and shape the future of primary care. Check out the job posting and spread the word!

Hotspotting 2015 Applications are Out!

The Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers (CCHP), Primary Care Progress, and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) are pleased to announce they will once again work with interprofessional student teams for the Student Hotspotting Mini-Grant Project! 
Click here to learn more!
 

Now on Bookshelves!

Check out the brand new book Understanding Value-Based Healthcare, a primer on the core issues involved in maximizing the efficacy and outcomes of medical care. A host of internationally recognized experts on value-based healthcare contributed to this book, including PCP's Dr. Andrew Morris-Singer. Available online.

PCP Featured in a Radio Documentary
Primary Care Progress 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. The piece was also featured on WNPR's Where We Live
 
 

Latest from Progress Notes

Today PCP welcomes J.D. Kleinke to its Board of Directors . A medical economist and entrepreneur, Kleinke shared with Progress Notes' editor Sonya Collins what he hopes to bring to PCP. SC: Why did you want to get involved with PCP?   JDK: Two reasons: the mission and the people. The mission is consistent with what I have been arguing ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes May 28, 2015 10:42 AM EDT
Student-run free clinics aren't just a place for students to get extra hands-on practice in screening for diabetes and administering flu shots. Here, in a post from our archives, a former PCP clinical innovation fellow explains that they are incubators of primary care innovation. By Janine Knudsen, M.D. In my first two years of medical ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes May 26, 2015 7:55 AM EDT
Dr. David Nace draws a parallel between health care reform today and reforms in the field of aviation in the 1980s.   By David Nace, M.D. The Affordable Care Act  and health care reform have impacted providers in every way from how they are paid to how they engage patients. To meet the deadlines and demands of an industry shifting to value-based ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes May 21, 2015 9:17 AM EDT


 

Who We Are

Primary Care Progress is a 501(c)3 nonprofit working to revitalize our primary care system and address the national shortage of primary care providers and leaders.  Read more about us...


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The Primary Care Crisis


Sixty million Americans lack adequate access to primary care at the same time that medical schools are producing fewer primary care physicians. Watch and learn about the crisis and what you can do.

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.
 

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