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Teaming in the News
A recent survey found that most medical students, residents and graduating physicians have concerns about their training in cross team collaboration, even though almost all believe it is essential for patient care. Read more here.
Hotspotting 2015 

The Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers (CCHP), Primary Care Progress, and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) are partnering on the Student Hotspotting Mini-Grant Project, a project designed to reduce repeat ER visits from some patients via a team-based approach. Click here to learn more!

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Our second annual Hotspotting Cohort program is well underway. Today on the blog, Stephanie Nothelle -- a physician and an advisor on the Johns Hopkins hotspotting team -- describes the incredible role hotspotting can play in health professional education.  By Stephanie Nothelle, M.D. After spending close to three decades in school, I thought I was an expert on what works and doesn’t work in teaching. But as I started my year as chief resident in internal medicine charged with helping shape and administer our primary care curriculum, I quickly learned that I was no expert. I knew all the ideals and hot topics in medical education, such as patient-centered care, team-based care, inter-professional education and social determinants of health, but found myself facing the same struggles that many medical educators face — how to fit it into an already busy residency schedule in a practical but meaningful way.    more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Dec 1, 2015 1:48 PM EST
A family medicine intern reflects on his first weeks in residency and the many simple and sometimes unexpected ways family physicians show their patients that they care.  By Cleveland Piggott, MD I chose to be a primary care physician for many reasons. The mix of prevention and acute care, the broad scope of practice, and the variety of patients are just a few. But the main reason is my love of caring for others. I was reminded of that recently during a conversation with a patient at the hospital. “I’ll never forget the look in your eyes. You wanted to help but just didn’t know how,” my patient told me.    more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Nov 24, 2015 11:33 AM EST
Today on the blog, physical therapy student Krista Eskay shows us the essential role physical therapists play in primary care - especially when seeing patients multiple times a week. As she explains, frequent patient visits enable strong relationship-building and almost unrivaled opportunity to improve access to care. more...
Posted by Nate Leskovic on Progress Notes Nov 19, 2015 11:12 AM EST

About PCP

Primary Care Progress (PCP) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization working to revitalize the primary care system and build a new interprofessional generation of leaders in primary care. Read more.

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Our 2014 Annual Report

Leadership - and the way the PCP network is bringing it into into the primary care movement - is the focus of our 2014 Annual Report. View the report online here, or download the complete report here.

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The Primary Care Crisis

Sixty million Americans lack adequate access to primary care at the same time that medical schools are producing fewer primary care physicians. Watch and learn about the crisis and what you can do.

Why Does Primary Care Need Leaders? 
We asked some of our chapter leaders why primary care needs leaders as well as why the field needs PCP. Listen to their thoughtful responses in our latest video.