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.
Improving the Patient-Provider Relationship A pilot program from Dartmouth College is working to improve communication at the bedside.
Three years ago, with support from the Macy Foundation, Prof. Glyn Elwyn, a family doctor and researcher, and his colleagues at Dartmouth College set out to teach medicine, nursing and physician assistant students how to better engage patients in health care decision-making.More
How Maine is Building More Healthcare Teams From new curriculum content to partnerships with rural community health centers.
From new curriculum content to partnerships with rural community health centers, the University of New England is taking a comprehensive approach to interprofessional education and team-based care.More
A Train-the-Trainer Program Takes Hold National program puts team-based experience at the forefront of faculty development.
National program puts team-based experience at the forefront of faculty development & health professions education.More
Accelerating Pathways for Medical Students A consortium of medical schools is identifying 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.More
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.More
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.More