Andrew Morris-Singer, MD, board certified in internal medicine, is President and Founder of Primary Care Progress (PCP), a clinician, a medical educator and primary care advocate. He founded PCP in 2010 and it has quickly developed into an inter-professional, trainee-led, grassroots movement to reform primary care delivery and training. The organization has provided advocacy training and coaching to leaders of 43 chapters across the country, all based at health professions training schools, and has campaigned widely for greater awareness of the value of primary care.
A former community organizer and trainer with more than 15 years of advocacy experience, Dr. Morris-Singer writes and speaks regularly on the topics of the value of primary care, the use of community organizing strategies to advance innovations in care delivery and training and the critical role of trainees in the revitalization of primary care. He is a frequent blogger, has been featured in mainstream media outlets including NPR, CNN and The New York Times, and speaks regularly at academic medical institutions and professional conferences across the country.
Dr. Morris-Singer is a Lecturer in Global Health & Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Affiliate Instructor in the Department of Family Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. He earned his medical degree at Harvard Medical School and completed his residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon.
It’s an important story that needs to be told; a look behind the scenes into the world of doctors that is rarely seen. The Doctor Fix explores America’s evolving healthcare system. Through compelling scenes and in-depth interviews with patients, doctors, healthcare experts and stakeholders, this hour-long documentary reveals a profession in transition that impacts the lives of patients everywhere.Watch the full film
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