Preserving the Patient-Doctor Relationship

We Are BRI

BRI unites medical students, students in affiliated healthcare specialties, faculty, doctors, healthcare professionals, and others who believe that free enterprise and a direct patient-doctor relationship are the best means for ensuring optimal patient outcomes at affordable prices.

BRI students enjoy scholarship opportunities to attend educational conferences and network with free enterprise healthcare advocates.

From Direct Primary Care to healthcare economics and more, read the latest from BRI medical students, students in affiliated healthcare specialties, practicing physicians, healthcare professionals, and other experts. More media, podcasts, and materials available.

BRI chapters host lively lectures, educational debates, discussion panels, movie screenings, and much more. Want to host or attend an event?

Connect With Leaders And Innovators

Through leadership conferences, chapter events, scholarships to national health care conferences and consistent written content, BRI strives to cultivate the careers of medical students.


A platform for medical students, residents, nursing and pre-med students, practicing physicians, and other healthcare professionals to share and publish articles, op-eds, and research that is relevant to the patient-doctor relationship.

BRI board chair, Sally Pipes' latest op-ed in the New York Post reveals medical school's reaction to the recent Supreme Court ruling prohibiting preferential consideration to candidates based on race - as was the case for many years.
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The ability to practice their faith is important to many Catholic doctors, but according to a recent article, the benefits of Direct Primary Care--both to their patients and their practice--are just as, if not more, important.
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The shortage of physicians in two Canadian provinces is so acute, they're now allowing doctors licensed in the U.S.
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Dr. Benjamin Rush was one of five physicians who signed the Declaration of Independence.

“Temperate, sincere, and intelligent inquiry and discussion are only to be dreaded by the advocates of error. The truth need not fear them.”

– Benjamin Rush, MD