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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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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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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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GPs are not FPs in the US

General practitioners are not family physicians in the US.  The distinction is important for patient care, research, reporting and health policy. Read the new research that documents the important differences. http://www.annfammed.org/content/18/2/127

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Pursuing personal passion: Learner-centered research mentoring

A fresh approach to mentoring can empower new researchers to focus research questions with personal passion to create successful studies and sustainable careers. https://doi.org/10.22454/FamMed.2018.952474 Just published, this Special Article outlines how mentors can use the Pursuing Personal Passion P3 Learner-Centered … Continue reading

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