Latest PCDC News

Disparities in Primary Care Access: Q&A with Kirsten Weisbeck

Categories: Analytics, PCDC News, Policy
PCDC’s newly released Primary Care Profiles identify marked disparities in primary care access in New York City, measured on a City Council District level. The findings hold great potential for policy and advocacy efforts, says Health Research Analyst Kirsten Weisbeck, MPH, who co-authored the profiles. A member of the Evaluation and Analytics team, Weisbeck specializes …

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Furthering Primary Care, Opioid Treatment, and Medical Education in Pennsylvania

Categories: Investment
A community in northeast Pennsylvania hard-hit by the opioid crisis will soon see expanded primary care access and medical education, thanks to financing from the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC). The Wright Center for Community Health and its affiliated entity, The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education, will expand to a new 41,900-square-foot facility in …

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Primary Care Access in NYC Council Districts: New Findings

Categories: Analytics, Policy
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has identified marked disparities in primary care access in New York City, measured on a City Council District level. By examining all 51 districts, the Primary Care Access Profiles provide a multidimensional view of gaps in access, help support advocacy for additional services, and inform siting of new primary care …

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A Creative Twist in Team-Based Care Training

Categories: Capacity Building
PCDC’s team-based care training can take an unexpected turn, as internal medicine residents recently discovered at BronxCare Health System. To instill principles of team-based care and collaboration, participants were given an assortment of common household items — and instructed to build the tallest tower possible in 10 minutes. Participants completing a team-based care exercise designed by …

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PCDC Announces New Board Officers

Categories: PCDC News
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) today announced the election of four high-profile officers to its Board. “We are fortunate to welcome visionary and strategic leaders, all deeply committed to primary care,” said PCDC CEO Louise Cohen. “Their support enables us to amplify the results of primary care access: healthier people, better health care, good jobs, …

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