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Mapping your route to patient-centered medical home recognition

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....
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Aug 28, 2014 11:21 am EDT

Creating practices that don't breed burnout

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...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Aug 26, 2014 12:05 pm EDT

Teaching future physicians to be innovators

At Primary Care Progress, we believe that innovation can transform primary care from a field that breeds burnout to a...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Aug 21, 2014 11:15 am EDT

Becoming a real doctor

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...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Aug 19, 2014 11:44 am EDT

Comprehensive primary care includes mental health

Robin Williams' death this week reminds us that mental health conditions are often unseen. What's more, our health care system is designed in a way that allows people living with these conditions to fall through the cracks - their problems only visible to others when...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Aug 14, 2014 12:16 pm EDT

Future family doc questions the reach of direct primary care

Many members of the PCP community attended the Direct Primary Care Summit in Arlington, VA, this summer. We'll be sharing their perspectives here over the coming weeks. Today a medical student questions the accessibility of direct primary care.
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Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Aug 12, 2014 9:55 am EDT
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Recent Comments

Great observations. I hope your self-care has sustained you through your last year of residency and beyond, and you...
My colleagues and supportive interprofessional team influenced my decision to stay. I appreciate having a psycho...
Wow. This is a really comprehensive guide to many of the issues and questions a practice and its leaders will need to a...
Kohar thanks for sharing your story. Preventing burnout and bringing back the joy in practice is such an important i...
Randi, thank you for sharing such a thoughtful and insightful piece. Even though I am not a clinician, I remember gra...