Isabelle Trepiccione

Thinking big about primary care…over falafel

The kick off of National Primary Care Week 2011 was yesterday! It began with a bit of technical difficulty, but with the collaboration of many student minds, we got the projector up and running and the first presentation was underway. About 100 students representing all of the OHSU schools came and enjoyed delicious falafel sandwiches and chicken shwarma while we listened to Dr. Gluckman share his ideas about how and where we can make changes … Read More

Inspired by the “whole person approach”

I enrolled in medical school excited by the prospect of learning the art and practice of primary care.  Possessing a vast knowledge and broad skill set, the primary care physician is adept at diagnosing and treating a variety of medical problems with a “whole person approach.” My experience in the classroom and the clinic during my first and now second year of medical school has only heightened my enthusiasm to pursue primary care. I am … Read More



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