Because it is so important, PCP celebrates National Primary Care Week (Oct. 5-9) throughout the month of October.  This year, we're celebrating the exciting future of primary care with webinars & exciting event ideas for our chapter network. Check out our NPCW coverage here.

Get Ready for the 2015 Cohorts!!
Our 2015 cohorts have just rolled out! We're expanding our group learning and collaboration model this year to foster more chapter learning, support more local campaigns and help develop even more leaders and coaches. Learn all about the 2015 PCP Cohorts here

Connecting the Community

We did it! PCP's 2015 Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit brought together primary care change makers from across the country to connect as a community, learn leadership and advocacy skills and to learn from eachother. Check out photos from the event 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.
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Now on Bookshelves!

Check out the brand new Understanding Value-Based Healthcare, a primer on the core issues in maximizing the efficacy and outcomes of medical care. A host of experts on value-based health care contributed, including PCP's Dr. Andrew Morris-Singer. Available online.


Latest from Our Blog

It's National Primary Care Week and National Physician Assistant week! Physician assistants are crucial members of the care team. Today on the blog, Cynthia Lord, director of the physician assistant program at Case Western Reserve University,  discusses the history of her profession and its role in expanding access to and revitalizing ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Oct 6, 2015 12:40 PM EDT
It's National Primary Care Week, an annual event to highlight the indispensible role of primary care in our health care system. At PCP, we celebrate NPCW all month long. During this time, we're looking to the future of primary care. We think teamwork and advocacy are crucial elements of that future. We'll talk teams later this month in the ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Oct 5, 2015 11:06 AM EDT
Palliative care isn't just for end of life. Patients can receive palliative care at any stage of illness and still continue with regular medical care, which can save money and improve outcomes. It can even prolong life. Today on the blog, a pre-med student and volunteer at a palliative care facility makes the case for integrating palliative and ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Oct 1, 2015 1:41 PM EDT


Who We Are

Primary Care Progress is a 501(c)3 nonprofit working to revitalize our primary care system and address the national shortage of primary care providers and leaders.  Read more about us...

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.

PCP on the Small Screen

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.