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Listening To Hearts

cf1f54850f53b2c0be6a23fcb65d2ae7-huge-0f As we enter the season of giving, today on the blog, we'll look back at one of many blog posts about the students that give to their communities through many hours of volunteer service in student-run free clinics. 

Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Dec 1, 2016 12:18 pm EST

What patients really want

a0cdb07dd9d27a6c33b4a0053b82f910-huge-aw November is National Diabetes Awarenss Month. Primary care providers take care of many patients with diabetes during their careers, but how often does one of those patients tell providers exactly what he wants and how he'd like to be treated? Here, in a piece from our archives,...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Nov 22, 2016 1:52 pm EST

Nursing Home Resident Advocates For Patient-centered Primary Care For Herself And Others

4665fcefa45d8a892d09808b1059a4ae-huge-pe A nursing home resident and consumer advocate for others like her, Penny Shaw makes the case for community-based primary care for nursing home residents. 

By Penny Shaw, Ph.D.

I’ve lived in a nursing home for 14 years, and I’m...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Nov 17, 2016 1:28 pm EST

Nurse practitioners: Increasing access, improving care

ad0f9a0d52ab71ed11d24d2ccc60a4ee-huge--a It's National Nurse Practitioner Week. Today on the blog, in a post from our archives, Jane Tuttle, Ph.D., family nurse practitioner, gives us a glimpse into the work of...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Nov 15, 2016 1:40 pm EST

Language and health: Bringing mental health into the culture of health

39097145815dd9f6c076ede586561362-huge-mi For all the strides we make, mental health and physical health continue to be viewed by many as two separate issues, though the two are inextricably linked. As a result, the quality of mental health care suffers. Today on the blog, clinical psychologist Benjamin Miller urges...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Nov 10, 2016 11:03 am EST

Uniting Story With Strategy: Relational Leadership Development At PCP's Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit

7106d1a8f67e98678b377a997744d6c2-huge-co A leader of our Harvard chapter reflects on lessons learned at this year's PCP Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit. This...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Nov 3, 2016 12:43 pm EDT
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