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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.


You are invited!

Attention West Coast Primary Care Advocates! PCP will be co-hosting the upcoming Bay Area Primary Care Summit on January 31st. This one-day summit focuses on leadership development, innovations in primary care delivery, and powerful collaborations to accelerate change. Learn more about the summit and RSVP here


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 hotspotting teams here.

 
 

Latest from Progress Notes

"We cannot afford to perpetuate a system that pressures clinicians to chase outcomes for problems that originate far beyond their reach. We must pursue transformation that aligns public health and primary care," says public health professional Brian C. Castrucci in a blog post in which he urges primary care and public health to work ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Jan 22, 2015 10:40 AM EST
This family physician has had a unique and exciting career in primary care, and she's debt free! She encourages medical students who love primary care, but worry about their future earning potential, to reasearch the many unique career options and debt-forgiveness opportunities available to physicians in this field. By Charmaine Chan, D.O. ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Jan 20, 2015 9:18 AM EST
This medical student spent most of his life resisting the pressure to follow in his parents' footsteps, until they showed him that baseball isn't the only career that lets you be part of a team. By Nathaniel Pedley Many medical students can recall the moment they first felt the pull to become a doctor, yet much of my life was defined by a push ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Jan 15, 2015 11:34 AM EST
At 12 years old, Tom Atwood thought "diabetes" sounded like a death sentence, but the diagnosis ended up setting the course for a whole new life. By Tom Atwood When I was 12 years old, I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes . It was the first day of summer vacation, and I had gorged myself on cupcakes at our end-of-the-year party the day before. ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Jan 13, 2015 11:43 AM EST
A family physician encourages health care providers to start the year off by pledging not to discriminate when it comes to patient care.  By Jack Westfall, M.D. The Colorado HealthOP started with the value and belief that there is no place for discrimination in health care. We mean it. And that’s why we are encouraging health care ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Jan 7, 2015 10:00 PM EST


 

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A 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.

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