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Q&A with medical economist, and newest PCP board member, J.D. Kleinke

Today PCP welcomes J.D. Kleinke to its Board of Directors. A medical economist and entrepreneur, Kleinke shared with Progress...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes May 28, 2015 10:42 am EDT

Student-run free clinic: Incubators for primary care innovation

Student-run free clinics aren't just a place for students to get extra hands-on practice in screening for diabetes and administering flu shots. Here, in a post from our archives, a former PCP clinical...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes May 26, 2015 7:55 am EDT

The journey to value-based care: Lessons learned from aviation

Dr. David Nace draws a parallel between health care reform today and reforms in the field of aviation in the 1980s.  

By David Nace, M.D.

Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes May 21, 2015 9:17 am EDT

Too much paperwork, too much to know

Working with med students for years, this academic family physician says we shouldn't assume that money is what drives med students away from primary care.

By H. Andrew Selinger, M.D.

During medical school, I struggled to figure...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes May 19, 2015 11:38 am EDT

Eight islands, one chapter: Hawaii's new PCP chapter

PCP recently welcomed its 49th chapter: the University of Hawaii. Here, chapter leader Nash Witten tells us about the new chapter's kickoff event and its short- and long-term goals.

By Nash Witten

I went to great lengths...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes May 14, 2015 1:32 pm EDT

Nurse practitioners improve access to high quality primary care

On the last day of National Nurses' Week, a family nurse practitioner discusses the potential for nurse practitioners to increase access to primary care and the barriers to doing so. 

By Rebecca Sedillo, FNP

Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes May 12, 2015 12:32 pm EDT
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Interesting article, Mara! I absolutely agree that the best way to treat a patient is to focus on patient-engagemen...
Such an inspirational post, Sonya! I feel so good after reading this post!
Thank you for sharing!
Thank you for sharing this. Many medical students I know struggle with the family vs. internal medicine (vs. med-pe...
What a compliment to be included in your piece, Dr. Nace. We agree that training as part of a care team is essential for...