Author: Erica Addison

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Stories from the Field: One Doctor’s Reflections on 30 Years at Community Health Centers

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Community Health Centers, we continue to shine a spotlight on those who have helped the movement.  Our focus this week is Peter Simon, MD,  or “Dr. Martes” (which is Spanish for “Dr. Tuesday) as his patients familiarly called him because of his once-a-week sessions at Providence Community Health Centers, in Providence, …

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Training the Leaders of Tomorrow’s Community Health Centers

One of the great challenges for Community Health Centers is meeting the increasing demands of a growing healthcare system while facing a shortage of primary care physicians. Fortunately, some programs have made it their mission to encourage students to train to return to work at health centers  — programs like A.T. Still University’s, which we profiled …