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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!
 
Primary Care: The Quiet Revolution
Rx: The Quiet Revolution, a documentary film by David Grubin will premiered on PBS on April 2nd.  Primary Care Progress is a proud supporter of this film, which explores stories of patient-focused and cost-effective health care in America. Check your local listing for airdate/time. Don't miss it!
We're also hosting a screening of the film and panel discussion with HMS Center for Primary Care on May 4 in Boston. Sign up to join us!

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

Stuart Pollack is a primary care internist and medical director of Brigham and Women's Advanced Primary Care Associates. The clinic, an innovative patient-centered medical home model, opened in 2011 as a demonstration project to test a team-based approach in primary care. Dr. Pollack is a primary care leader who we believe demonstrates the ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Apr 16, 2015 10:48 AM EDT
Today on the blog, Duke Family Medicine Residency's program director gives us a look behind the scenes at this year's interview process and shares her excitement about the incoming crop of residents (spoiler: two of them are from PCP!). By Viviana Martinez-Bianchi, M.D. It was that time of the year. Match Day was approaching, and some ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Apr 14, 2015 12:22 PM EDT
State and federal regulations aim to measure and improve the value and quality of health care. But this primary care doctor says they're measuring the wrong things.  By Andy Lazris, M.D. When I was a resident at University of Virginia, my wisest mentors gave me one piece of advice that far exceeded all the scientific and statistical ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Apr 9, 2015 10:26 AM EDT


 

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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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