Family Physicians Serve on the Front Lines of Addiction Medicine

While practicing family medicine for many years, I saw how substance use disorders affected many of my patients and their families. To provide them with the best comprehensive care possible, I pursued the addiction medicine fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

It was one of the best career decisions I’ve ever made. Now, during National Addiction Treatment Week, I encourage other family physicians to learn about the critical role we can take in treating patients with SUDs.



Thousands of N-95 masks, new COVID treatment drug gifted to Oak Park health center

CHICAGO — A local health organization has received thousands of masks and another valuable tool in the fight against COVID-19.

In January, the Biden administration started distributing millions of masks to pharmacies and health centers across the country. 

Late last week, the PCC Community Wellness Center, with locations across Chicagoland, received thousands of masks and a Covid-fighting drug not yet well known.


Midwife Care at PCC Community Wellness Center: a Caring, Empowering Experience

Birth can be a beautiful experience, made all the more comfortable in the care of a midwife. At PCC Community Wellness Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with clinics throughout Chicago’s West Side and near west suburbs, families can choose to work with a midwife for safe, patient-centered care for birth and all reproductive health services.