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BFA Blog – October 2017

In the October 2017 BFA blog, Dr. Lisa Simon shares her experience with the disconnect between medicine and dentistry and the effect it has on patients. View blog 

BFA Blog – August 2017

This August 2017 BFA blog highlights the George Washington University Health Workforce Institute’s (GWHWI) initiative to create a system of standardized process measurement tools as key indicators of health professions...

BFA Newsletter – August 2017

The August 2017 BFA newsletter focuses on denal health equity. It highlights 1) the divide between Americans who can afford dental coverage and those who cannot and 2) the division...

BFA Blog – June 2017

The June 2017 BFA blog features “ACA or Not, American Medical Schools Are Not Ready for Future of Healthcare” by Drs. Bina Valsangkar and Fitzhugh Mullan. This piece posits that medical...

BFA Blog – April 2017

The April 2017 BFA blog features The Paradox of Medical Triumphs by Dr. Joseph Lee. This piece on social medicine was originally posted to In-House on February 24th, 2017 and...

A State-Based Strategy for Expanding Primary Care Residency

As the health care system looks to improve overall health and reduce unnecessary spending, primary care physicians become increasingly critical. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) recognizes that primary care clinicians...

The Supremes and ACA: Is opposing coverage for the poor really just mean?

In the context of the historic and momentous Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage across the US, and its affirmation of the Fair Housing Act, the third of the “trifecta”...

Racism and the Social Determinants of Equity: Camara Jones at 2015 Beyond Flexner

Conference speaker Josh Freeman shares his insights into plenary speaker Camara Jones’ allegories on racism and social determinants of health. Go back to Resources

Beyond Flexner: It is time to stop shoring up the bridge and figure out how to cross the river!

Conference speaker Josh Freeman shares his insights into 2015 Beyond Flexner. Go back to Resources

Would Doctors Be Better If They Didn’t Have To Memorize?

Conference participant John Schumann, MD reflects on his time at Beyond Flexner and the transforming state of medical education and our health system. Go back to Resources