Perspectives in Primary Care features writing from practitioners, activists, and community members representing organizations, practices, and institutions across the United States and around the world.


Considerations for Primary Care Providers in the Diagnosis of Long COVID

Data on long COVID is evolving, causing diagnosis and treatment to be complex. Primary care clinicians must consider not only the preexisting conditions of each patient, but their environment (work, home, financial security). There are special considerations when caring for vulnerable patient groups affected by long COVID, including patients with disabilities, substance use disorder, and those who are immunocompromised. Who is at risk for long COVID? Long COVID is significantly associated with age and in some reports, has been

A Farewell Message from the Outgoing Editor-in-Chief

To our community of readers and contributors of the Harvard Medical School Primary Care Review: It has been the pleasure of a lifetime to serve as the inaugural Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Medical School Primary Care Review from April 2020 through December 2022, and it is with mixed emotions that I step down from this role as I pursue further family obligations. Throughout the past 2.5 years, we have grown this publication to become a key Harvard-affiliated publication where community members ...