Anyone who knew Gregg knows what an incredible talent he had for relating to people and bringing out the best in each individual. As a management psychologist, he had a deep optimism for the potential of others and worked tirelessly to spotlight and draw out skills and strengths in interpersonal connection, effective communication, problem-solving, and leadership.
With his heart close to the medical field, one of the spaces in which Gregg worked
hard to develop leadership was primary care. Gregg believed in Primary
Care Progress’ (PCP’s) mission and, from the beginning of the
organization, helped build the foundation of PCP’s successful leadership
training. Now in its fourth year, PCP has continued to build on Gregg’s
legacy and supports a growing network of over 42 interprofessional,
student-led primary care advocacy chapters. These chapters from around
the nation are harnessing these unique leadership skills and advocacy
approaches to advance primary care in academic settings and beyond.
The 3rd Annual Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit
is a unique opportunity to showcase best practices in primary care
leadership. Bringing together leaders from PCP chapters as well as a mix
of other nationally renowned primary care innovators and advocates, the
summit provides participants with two days of intense training and
coaching in effective communication and media, team-building, change
management and strategic advocacy for primary care. Few of these skills
are currently taught in health professional training programs, yet
they’re essential if we are serious about saving primary care. These
skills were essential to Gregg, what he taught us, and the legacy he
This year, PCP is proud to announce the new Gregg Stracks Award for Leadership in Primary Care.
The Award will honor a member of the PCP leadership team who has shown
exemplary leadership in building teams to advance primary care and who
embodies the important qualities Gregg modeled.
To read more about the Gregg Stracks Award for Leadership in Primary Care, click here.