This new study follows students over five years and documents long-term, sustained increases in learners entering careers in primary care, direct PC patient care, and service to vulnerable communities. A parallel controlled study backs up these results.
Phillips WR, Keys T. Interprofessional Primary Care Course Impact on Knowledge, Attitudes, and Careers. Fam Med. 2022;54(9):722-728. doi.org/10.22454/FamMed.2022.167204.
A special report on one key component of the course shows the life-changing impact of visits to observe practicing a family doctor taking care of real patients with real problems.
Phillips WR, Fitch JG, Keys T. Practice observation visit for interprofessional training in primary care. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice 2022;29: 100558.doi: 10.1016/j.xjep.2022.100558.
The initial description and evaluation of the UW interprofessional primary care course:
Phillips WR, Keyes T. Interprofessional Primary Care Course Curriculum and Evaluation. Family Medicine. 2018;50(3):217-22. doi: 10.22454/FamMed.2018.998057.