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Medicine the way you always envisioned

ab108b98b6d708508f8e184feb4556d9-huge-un "A year ago, I decided to get off the hamster wheel. I didn't quit practicing medicine -- my passion -- but I decided to practice medicine the way I had envisioned when I graduated from medical school 16 years ago." Read all about that practice today on the blog.

Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Feb 2, 2016 1:50 pm EST

Shared Values In Primary Care: Q&A With Dr. George Thibault, President, Macy Foundation

6da7a8af7ed526eb437fc0235abe13ef-huge-th The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation has helped make possible some of PCP's most important initiatives, including the Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit and the student hotspotting project. We sat down with President Dr. George Thibault of the foundation to discuss...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Jan 28, 2016 11:47 am EST

Continuity clinic offers valuable lessons for student and preceptor

e74758bf911dc7b62d1b9d38c24ba377-huge-pi Today on the blog, family medicine professor Karly Pippitt and her former student Jerica Johnson discuss the value of the fourth-year continuity clinic. 

By Jerica Johnson, MD (right) and Karly Pippitt, MD

The Learner Perspective...
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Jan 26, 2016 10:38 am EST

Escape Discouragement: Using Interprofessional Teams To Take Your Chapter To The Next Level

Spencer Today on the blog, Shenandoah pharmacy student Spencer Blohowiak demonstrates the importance of teams in chapter work - especially when including an interprofessional mix of members. Teams improve leadership abilities and, as he explains, different perspectives create vital...
Posted by Nate Leskovic in Progress Notes Jan 21, 2016 1:44 pm EST

Pharmacists, Care Teams And Happier, Healthier Patients

Matt Today on the blog, Shenandoah pharmacy student Matt Reed discusses his rotation at a patient-centered medical home worksite clinic - and his first-hand experiences demonstrating the invaluable efficiencies, both care and economic, its interprofessional teaming provided.

Posted by Nate Leskovic in Progress Notes Jan 14, 2016 10:31 am EST

Med Student Brings New Leadership Skills To His PCP Chapter

d9f376b08128376a9b6041ecc2cc6b4e-huge-an After attending PCP's annual Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit, this med student and his fellow chapter members worked together more effectively and had greater success attracting new members.

Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Jan 12, 2016 1:04 pm EST
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