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PCP is Hotspotting!
Primary Care Progress is honored to partner with The Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers (CCHP) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) on the 2014 Student Hot Spotting Mini-Grant Project! Learn about the project and the teams who have been selected to hotspot here.

Clinical Innovation Network Webinar
On July 9th, PCP hosted a webinar highlighting direct primary care, a fast-growing clinical model that allows patients direct access to providers for a small monthly fee.  This webinar featured the co-founders of AtlasMD, who focused on advice for medical trainees interested in the direct primary care model. Watch the recording here.

Annual Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit

In September, PCP will host its third annual Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit in Cambridge, Mass. This interactive, skills-building summit will launch our primary care community into a powerful year of relationship and movement building, campaigns, and action.  Learn more about this year's summit...

Primary Care Progress 2013 Annual Report
Primary Care Progress is excited to release its annual report for the year ending December 21, 2013. To read more about the exciting events and projects from within our network in the past year, you can view the report online here, or download the complete report here.

Leadership + Innovation Academy

Primary Care Progress and Iora Health are excited to announce the Primary Care Leadership + Innovation Academy, a program to develop new leaders in primary care innovation. The academy will engage a group of primary care medical and nurse practitioner residents for a curriculum that combines immersion in advanced clinical innovation in primary care with training in enhanced communication and community engagement strategies.  Learn more...

Latest from Progress Notes

Putting off her own routine preventive care, this nurse practitioner realized that follow-through isn't easy for patients. She tries to remember that during every patient visit. By Katrin Moskowitz, N.P. Before I started my nurse practitioner program, I was happy with where I was in terms of my health. I was at a great weight; my diet was free... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Sep 2, 2014 1:39 PM EDT
Many primary care practices wish to become patient-centered medical homes, but the transformation process can be daunting. Here, three experts offer some professional advice. By Joan D. Johnston, R.N.; Jaime Vallejos, M.D.; and Jeanne Cohen, R.N. As soon as we walked through the doors of the urban community health center that we were... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Aug 28, 2014 11:21 AM EDT
As a National Health Service Corps scholar, Kohar Jones was required to serve for a few years after residency in a federally qualified health center. After her service was complete, the medical director was surprised that Jones planned to stay. Here, she explores ways to create practice settings that primary care providers won't want to leave. ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Aug 26, 2014 12:05 PM EDT
At Primary Care Progress, we believe that innovation can transform primary care from a field that breeds burnout to a field that brings joy to its practitioners. Students, trainees, and young clinicians should be leaders of such innovation. In this piece from our archives, two med students describe a program that trains future doctors to be... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Aug 21, 2014 11:15 AM EDT
Even after your formal training is complete, this family physician says it's still normal to ask yourself, "When will I feel like a real doctor?"  By Randi Sokol, M.D., M.P.H. In medical school I used to ask myself, “When will I feel like a real doctor?” During intern year, I asked the same question. Now as a new... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Aug 19, 2014 11:44 AM EDT


 

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Read about PCP and the primary care revitalization movement in a new book, "The Doctor Crisis" as well as a new feature article in MedPage Today.

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