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Match Day 2015

One of the most important days in a medical students life is quickly approaching! On March 20, 4th year medical students across the country find out where they will spend their residencies. PCP will be sharing perspectives of students and residents on the importance of matching in primary care and how leadership impacted their experience. Learn more here.
 

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. The piece was also featured on WNPR's Where We Live
 
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.
 

Latest from Progress Notes

This medical student learned that building a little trust with patients goes a long way towards helping them make informed decisions about vaccines. By Puya Jafari I recently saw a patient about a chronically stuffy nose and was pleased to hear that my short time with him made a difference. As a second-year student still developing my clinical ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Mar 5, 2015 11:52 AM EST
In response to HHS's plan to begin using innovative payment models, Stephen Schimpff asks if actual health care providers will design these models or if the plan just represents more government regulation.  By Stephen C. Schimpff, M.D. The Department of Health and Human Services recently announced that Medicare will reduce ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Mar 3, 2015 9:34 AM EST
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


 

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