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Primary care residencies can be painful

In this piece from our archives, the writer shares the patient perspective on having a resident as a primary care provider.

By Susan Putnins

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Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Sep 30, 2014 12:39 pm EDT

Lessons from the 2012 Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit

We can hardly believe that PCP's 3rd annual Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit kicks off tomorrow night! Here's a throwback to the 2012 summit. #TBT #PCPSummit2012 #PCPSummit2014

By Joe Nelson, M.D.

When I got on the plane...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Sep 25, 2014 11:41 am EDT

Gregg Stracks: The heart of leadership

PCP's 3rd annual Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit is just a few days away.  In today's Progress Notes, PCP's president tells the story of Gregg Stracks and why the summit is named for him.

By...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Sep 23, 2014 10:27 am EDT

Making progress in the Cradle of Liberty

To celebrate the launch of their PCP chapter, students at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine joined forces with family medicine and pediatrics clubs to offer free physicals to local Boy Scouts so the Scouts could attend summer camp. Here's how they did it....
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Sep 18, 2014 10:43 am EDT

What makes a good primary care physician?

Through hundreds of interviews with physicians, the author examines the characteristics of a good primary care doctor.

By Stephen Schimpff, M.D.

As a general rule, primary care physicians like people....
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Sep 16, 2014 9:59 am EDT

Practicing primary care shouldn't have to be a sacrifice

Many members of the PCP community attended the Direct Primary Care Summit in Arlington, VA, this summer. We're sharing some of their perspectives here.

By Diana Huang

Like many students, I applied to medical school...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Sep 11, 2014 10:58 am EDT
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