Author Archives: Dr. Diction

Consensus on reporting PC research

Sturgiss EA, Prathivadi P, Phillips WR, et al. Key items for reports of primary care research: an international Delphi study. BMJ Open 2022;12:e066564. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2022-066564

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FPs are the leaders we need – in French

Phillips WR, Herbert CP. Pourquoi les médecins de famille sont-ils les leaders dont nous avons besoin dans les soins de santé? Can Fam Physician. 2022 Nov;68(11):801-802.  doi: 10.46747/cfp.6811801.

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Suffering – Meaning – Medical Education

Suffering can mean different things to different people. What does it mean to students learning to be healers? Our research at the University of Washington and Penn State University shows that medical students report too little teaching on the identification … Continue reading

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How do family doctors succeed as leaders in large institutions? The early pioneers of the rebirth of Family Medicine in the US and Canada moved from their small-town practices to become department chairs, residency program directors, medical school deans, and … Continue reading

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PA – “Provider” or Professional?

The term “provider “is a cynical corporate strategy to divide and conquer professionals and patients. We should all – across professions – insist on being called clinicians or professionals, with our own hard-earned credentials recognized. See this new essay in … Continue reading

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UW Interprofessional Primary Care Course – final reports

I want to bring you up to date with the evaluation of our Interprofessional Primary Care Course at the University of Washington.* Our final report just came out, showing long-term success in changing primary care knowledge, attitudes, and career plans … Continue reading

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Interprofessional Primary Care Course Changes  Knowledge, Attitudes, Career Choices Across Health Professions

Our University of Washington Interprofessional Primary Care Course is linked to lasting impacts on knowledge, attitudes, and career choices for learners in dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, physician assistant, social work, and public health. This 5-year study shows these effects have … Continue reading

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Seeing a Family Physician Care for Patients Changes Health Professional Careers

Observation of family physicians in practice – for just a half-day – led to career-changing revelations for students in dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, physician assistant, social work, and public health. Never underestimate the impact of real experience with real clinicians … Continue reading

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Writer’s block is not the only barrier to getting your academic writing into print.

Phillips WR. Publicatus Interruptus: An Endemic Syndrome Disabling Research and Researchers. J GEN INTERN MED. 03 January 2022 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-021-07291-6 Published with @SpringerNature in @JournalGIM. Read at https://rdcu.be/cEgPR

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New report from CRISP

Consensus Reporting Items for Studies in Primary Care – our international team developing new guidance to help improve the reporting of PC research. Phillips WR, Louden DN, Sturgiss E. Mapping the literature on primary care research reporting: a scoping review. Family … Continue reading

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