Videos for Primary Care

If you’ve been a reader on this blog, you know that the two things I post most about are medicine and videos. It’s not a coincidence that they’re the two passions of my life right now, which is funny because if you told me that this time last year, I wouldn’t have believed you because … Continue reading

Codman Square Health Center

“We’re attacking the root of the problem, not the symptoms. Poverty is the real disease around here.” I had the opportunity to visit a unique community health center in Dorchester the other day. What made Codman Square Health Center cool was not just the extraordinarily comprehensive care it provides, but also the fact that it … Continue reading

New Center for Primary Care

Primary care may not be dead after all. Today Dean Jeffrey Flier sent the HMS community an email announcing the creation of a Center for Primary Care. The new center will focus on improving student education in primary care, promoting an extensive national and international network of collaborators, and increasing resources and opportunities for research … Continue reading

My Concerns with Primary Care

So I don’t have a grudge against primary care. It’s only because I’m interested in primary care that I’ve been researching more about it. The recent healthcare reform law coupled with an aging population in the United States have created a more urgent need for primary care physicians (PCPs). However, a 2008 JAMA research reported … Continue reading