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Record number of Tufts students match in family medicine

This year, more Tufts students matched in family medicine than ever before. One of those students examines the culture at Tufts and around the country that helped make this family medicine win possible. 

By Nathan Macedo...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Apr 30, 2015 11:32 am EDT

Rogue hotspotters at University of Minnesota

A group of UMN students weren't deterred when they applied for the Hotspotting Mini-Grant Project last year and weren't accepted. They moved forward with their project anyway. Hotspotters identify...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Apr 28, 2015 11:53 am EDT

Primary care leadership exemplar: Virginia Tilden

This month on the blog, we're highlighting primary care exemplars. Virginia Tilden is a champion of interprofessional education and team-based care. She represents the values we need in the next generation of primary care delivery....
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Apr 23, 2015 11:54 am EDT

Medical residents in Seattle develop primary care innovation elective

Though they live in a city whose medical community prides itself on innovation, these three young docs felt they were getting no more exposure to primary care innovation than their colleagues in any other city. So they decided to create a primary care innovation elective. ...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Apr 21, 2015 12:22 pm EDT

Primary care leadership exemplar: Q&A with Stuart Pollack

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....
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Apr 16, 2015 10:48 am EDT

Duke Family Medicine anticipates arrival of new residents

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!).

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Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Apr 14, 2015 12:22 pm EDT
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