JOHNSON CITY (July 16, 2012) – Dr. Trishul Reddy, who is a chief resident physician with the East Tennessee State University Department of Family Medicine, has written two articles related to primary health care that were recently published on KevinMD.com, a nationally syndicated Web journal and blog.
Reddy is chief resident for the James H. Quillen College of Medicine’s Family Medicine Residency Program in Johnson City, and he treats patients at ETSU Family Medicine Associates.
The two articles authored by Reddy are “Health Is Not Democratic or Republican; It Resonates with Both Sides,” and “Primary Care Physicians Are Negatively Portrayed in the Media.” In the first story, Reddy takes readers along for a view of a typical day for him when he is treating patients in the emergency department, and he offers his views of how a multitiered approach must be taken to achieve good health care. In the second story, Reddy outlines what he considers to be a dearth of positive images of primary care physicians in the popular media.
This is not the first time Reddy’s perspective on health care has earned a national audience. Last year, he won a video contest organized by the Council of Academic Family Medicine to highlight the value of primary care medicine. Reddy’s winning submission, “Why I Chose Primary Care,” was aired before Congress.
Founded by physician Kevin Pho, KevinMD.com provides readers with provocative physician commentary on breaking medical news. It has more than 100,000 subscribers and has been cited by major media outlets that include The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today and National Public Radio.
To read Reddy’s articles in their entirety, visit the site at www.kevinmd.com and enter “Trishul Reddy” in the search field.