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Now that's government waste: $10 billion per year to train the wrong doctors

This family doc highlights the ways in which Medicare's payment for graduate medical education doesn't guarantee the country gets the types of doctors it needs....
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Oct 16, 2014 10:17 am EDT

Envisioning family medicine at Harvard

PCP's annual Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit gives participants the opportunity to plan advocacy events and campaigns on their campuses. Harvard Medical School chapter members took the opportunity to plan the outreach strategy for their upcoming event -- a town hall that...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Oct 14, 2014 11:01 am EDT

Asset mapping: Empowering patients and communities to heal from within

In honor of National Primary Care Week 2014, we're running blog posts all week that recognize underserved and marginalized communities and the primary care providers that serve them. 

By Anthony Fleg, M.D., M.P.H.

From...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Oct 9, 2014 10:46 am EDT

Creating practices that don't breed burnout

In honor of National Primary Care Week 2014, we're running blog posts all week that recognize underserved and marginalized communities and the primary care providers that serve them. 

By Kohar Jones, M.D.

Here’s...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Oct 7, 2014 9:39 am EDT

Health care professional students learn to hotspot

This year National Primary Care Week honors advocacy for marginalized and underserved communities. We're kicking off the week by telling you about the 2014 Hotspotting Mini-Grant Project, a program that helps students care for underserved patients in their community in an innovative...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Oct 6, 2014 10:52 am EDT

Too smart for primary care? This family doc has been called a "genius"

Participants in PCP's 3rd annual Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit in Cambridge, MA, last weekend got to hear a panel discussion on building coalitions to transform primary care. Health care system innovator Jeff Brenner skyped in to join the panel. If you...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Oct 2, 2014 11:23 am EDT
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Great job! This initiative is truly inspiring and a great project for others to consider around the country. Your ef...
Andreas, this is a great post, about such an important topic! I commend you on your work towards family medicine at Ha...
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