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Family physician calls nation to shift the focus of healthcare reform debates

085eed1adc2af27ea2c75c96a14ec751-huge-6d Today on the blog, a family physician dedicated to the elimination of health inequities, explains why we need to shift the focus of the healthcare reform discussion.

By Anthony Fleg, M.D.

Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes May 25, 2017 11:56 am EDT

Family physician calls colleagues to seek help for mental illness when needed


May is Mental Health Month. No matter how common mental illness is among their patients, physicians often think they should be impervious to it themselves. Today on the blog, in a post that originally appeared on KevinMD, family physician and regular Progress...

Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes May 18, 2017 10:23 am EDT

Johns Hopkins launches primary care leadership track

4a08c0ef2e20217c18b4188239954311-huge-je Last year, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine launched its Primary Care Leadership Track....
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes May 11, 2017 10:24 am EDT

Nurse Practitioner Student Hopes To Practice In A Relationship-based Healthcare System

848fea314baa84640a170d6a421d0782-huge-al It’s National Nurses Week. Today on the blog, a family nurse practitioner student expresses his hope that the relationships that drew him to nursing in the first place will be possible in a healthcare system that often values speed above anything else.

Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes May 9, 2017 11:37 am EDT

PCP Hawaii Pairs Aspiring Primary Care Doctors With Inspiring Mentors

e493a197e8538afc5e4a6e7f4da7ff8f-huge-me At Univiersity of Hawaii's John A. Burns School of Medicine, the PCP chapter pairs students interested in primary care with mentors in their chosen specialty. Second-year med student Megan Sumida tells us all about it. 

By Megan Sumida
Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes May 4, 2017 1:27 pm EDT

Primary Care And The Last Mile Problem

6c40d742c112a378e187813655139587-huge-aa When Aakash Shah's patient-mentor told him he wished his diabetes was more like tuberculosis, Aakash was eager to get an explanation. Here's the story of how a patient's childhood TB and adult-onset diabetes illuminated the holes in our healthcare system.

Posted by Sonya Collins in Progress Notes Apr 27, 2017 2:12 pm EDT
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