Progress Notes is PCP’s mostly guest-written blog. It’s a place to find positive, inspiring stories about primary care and leadership we might not see anywhere else. Interested in contributing? Contact us.

The Hidden Work of Primary Care

I sat at my desk astonished after her exit. By all current billing standards, I had done nothing. I had spent no more than fifteen minutes with Alice and had done nothing more than explain in layman’s terms what had taken place in her recent ER visit.

Leading the Transformation of Primary Care

On days when it seems the paperwork and mouse clicks are endless, it is difficult to appreciate the changes we are seeing in primary care. There are still significant bureaucratic and financial barriers between physicians and their relationships with patients, but things are starting to change.

Turning Anger Into Action

PCP may be a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, but we’re also mission-driven and values-led, meaning that if ever there was a moment to live out our values – to stand up against prejudice and bigotry and support healthcare for all – our moment is now.

A Cup of Coffee Can Go A Long Way

A few weeks ago, our team reached out to a member of our national network with whom we hadn’t connected in more than five years. Over scones and lattes, a question was posed, “How are you?” His response left me speechless.