Tag Archives: DC

Primary Care shouldn’t be sustainable, it should be FANTASTIC. My time at the AAFP Assembly 2014

I love my specialty (family medicine). So much that I took the time to learn about its history and write a series of blog posts about it. View ‘#AAFP2014 JackHCochran “Primary care shouldn’t be sustainable, it should be FANTASTIC” #FMRevolution’ on Flickr.com I also love great leadership, which is why it was great to participate » » » » on to the full article

Standing on the Right Side of History with Ruby Corado, David Walker, Mayor Vince Gray, Washington, DC USA

View on Flickr.com Right after he walked Ruby Corado (@CasaRubyDC), down the aisle, Washington, DC, Mayor Vince Gray (@MayorVinceGray),  was talking with us about his work to create equal health and opportunity for our residents who are transgender, lesbian, gay, bisexual: “You’ve got to stand on the right side of history.” I remember a time » » » » on to the full article

Photo Friday: Total Health includes Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

The digital walking wall at the Center for Total Health has not yet seen a person wearing PPE, until now. View Fighting Ebola Workshop w White House OSTP at Center for Total Health 48137 on Flickr.com This photograph was taken yesterday at a first-of-its kind workshop on protecting the health workforce in the era of » » » » on to the full article

A bunch of doctors, an architect, and a bridge builder: Designing for Health

And here we are: Designing for Health – AIA DC – L to R: Whitney Austin Gray, PhD, LEED, Scott Kratz, Loretta DiPietro, PhD, Nancy Skinkle, Andrea Swiatocha, Ted Eytan, MD, Carl Elefante, FAIA, LEED AP O&M, at the District Architecture Center, Washington, DC USA View Designing for Health – AIA DC 48105 on Flickr.com » » » » on to the full article

Just Read: What physicians (and patients) need to know about Climate Change – JAMA

The facts: View Average Annual Temperatures Washington, DC 1871-2013 47670 on Flickr.com Similar trends can be seen for snowfall and precipitation, both trending down instead of up, in Washington, DC, with a whole host of livability and health effects that will result. Patz JA, Frumkin H, Holloway T, Vimont DJ, Haines A. Climate Change: Challenges » » » » on to the full article

MakerDocsDC: Introducing doctors to green building and LEED at USGBC World Headquarters

The best part of MakerDocsDC this month, hosted at the US Green Building Council (@USGBC) World Headquarters in Washington, DC was when Matt Trowbridge, MD (@mtrowbr) and Kelly Worden, MPH(c) (@k_worden) asked the group if they knew what LEED was and very few raised their hands :). Teachable total health moment! View MakerDocsDC – US Green Building » » » » on to the full article

Photo Friday: A new view of the Shaw Neighborhood at Night, Washington, DC USA

View DC People and Places 47357 on Flickr.com This week’s photograph was taken from a vantage point that’s new to Washington, DC, from the top of O Street Market, in a part of the City that has gone unbelievable change in the last 5 years. See: O Street Market: Symbol of violence becomes a marker » » » » on to the full article