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Featured Grantees

Across the Foundation’s priority areas, our grantees are working to improve the health of the public through innovative research and programs.  The Foundation awards up to 40 grants on a rotating schedule each year.

Featured Grantees

Consortium of Medical Schools with Accelerated Pathway Programs

Developing Accelerated Pathway Programs for Medical Students Why a consortium of medical schools being led by New York University School of Medicine is identifying and sharing best practices for a three-year medical degree.

With support from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, New York University is currently leading a consortium of 12 medical schools (11 US, 1 Canadian) that have established or begun piloting accelerated pathway curricula in order to share best practices.

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An Education and Practice Collaboration to Relieve Pain and Suffering

Learning to Treat Pain—As Part of a Team How an interprofessional pain management module from the University of California, Davis is equipping the future healthcare workforce with the skills they need to effectively relieve pain and suffering.

To equip the future healthcare workforce with the skills they need to effectively relieve pain and suffering, the UC Davis Health System set out to develop interprofessional pain-management modules for pre-licensure students.

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The Faculty Preceptor as Nexus: Developing Preceptors Who Blend IPE at Point of Primary Care

Creating a Culture of Collaboration How an interactive training program and toolkit from the University of Kansas are laying the groundwork for professional development in interprofessional education and practice.

When Drs. Sarah Shrader and Jana Zaudke attended an interprofessional conference a few years ago, they had an epiphany. They realized that in order to align interprofessional education and practice, their efforts need to be focused on the preceptor, in particular the interprofessional preceptor.

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Task Force on Medical Professionalism in an Organizational Age

Maintaining Medical Professionalism A new Institute on Medicine as a Profession (IMAP) taskforce is identifying best practices for preserving a culture of medical professionalism.

A new Institute on Medicine as a Profession (IMAP) taskforce is identifying best practices for preserving a culture of medical professionalism as more physicians transition from solo, self-employed practitioners to hospital or group practice.

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Improving the Clinical Reasoning of Medical Students: Guaranteeing Competency of Graduates

Online Training Improves Clinical Decision-Making An online training program at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine improves clinical decision-making and critical thinking for students.

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is reforming its four-year curriculum. With Macy support, the school is improving clinical decision-making and critical thinking, and addressing the need to create more flexible, individualized learning plans for students.

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