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We were inspired to become primary care physicians. Now we’re reconsidering a field in crisis

Nearly three years ago, we began training as primary care doctors in two residency programs at a Harvard-affiliated teaching hospital. We understood the value of longitudinal patient-doctor relationships and wagered that primary care would be the bedrock of this nation’s health care system.

That was even after hearing the warnings: predictions of a national shortage of more than 44,000 primary care physicians (PCPs) by 2035, rampant physician burnout, and a workforce saddled with two hours of required documentation for every hour of patient care.

Nevertheless, we felt inspired to join the front lines of health care.

Yet when we finish our residencies on June 28,…

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 We were inspired to become primary care physicians. Now we’re reconsidering a field in crisis

While we still believe that coordinated care that is longitudinal and based on relationships must be the foundation of a healthy America, traditional primary care is simply stretched too thin to provide it and is being eroded, circumvented, and replaced.

5 Reasons to Skip That Visit to Your Primary-Care Doctor

Most symptoms honestly take some teasing out, as simple as they may seem. This is the precise reason it’s not easy to address symptoms over the patient portal or emails with your doctor. Therefore, there aren’t too many symptoms I’d recommend skipping that visit to the doctor for, especially without examining a patient in person. However, nine times out of ten, you can skip a visit to your primary care doctor for these five symptoms...

Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice

Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice updates you on the latest trends in patient management, keeps you up to date on the newest advances, and provides a sound basis for choosing treatment options. Each quarterly issue... focuses on a single topic in primary care. Topics covered include allergy and immunology, cardiology, adolescent health, endocrinology, ENT, gastroenterology, geriatrics, hematology/oncology, infectious disease, gynecology and women's health, nephrology, neurology, orthopedics/sports medicine, pediatrics, preventive medicine, psychiatry, rheumatology, and urology.

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One Medical challenges the notion that delivering high-quality, accessible health care is either unachievable or prohibitively expensive. In fact, we’re working to prove that just the opposite is possible — a system where quality care is affordable and available to everyone.


The VillageMD model enables physicians to deliver excellent clinical results through a specialized care model that optimizes workflow and patient experience.

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