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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

Global Forum on Innovation In Health Professional Education

Changing the Conversation How the IOM’s Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education Is Making an Impact

To spur the incubation and evaluation of new ideas, in 2012 Macy and others supported the Institute of Medicine (IOM) at the National Academies to establish the Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education.

Education in Pediatrics Across the Continuum – A Competency-based Medical Education Pilot

Building a Competency-Based Pathway in Pediatrics A Medical Education Pilot with the AAMC

Since 2010, medical education organizations have been collaborating to carve a new pathway for students interested in pediatrics.

National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education

Building a National Network to Advance IPE & Collaborative Practice An Update from the National Center

Just two years in, the Center—housed at the University of Minnesota—has already grounded itself as the national (and international) hub for interprofessional education (IPE) resources and best practices.

Reframing the Academic Medical Center through Interprofessional Effectiveness

Building Care Teams Through Narrative Medicine Interprofessional Education at Columbia University

With funding from the Macy Foundation, Columbia University brought its program in narrative medicine to medical, nursing, dental and public health students to improve teamwork and fortify their clinical practice.

Innovative Tools for Evaluating Interprofessional Competencies

Innovative Tools for Evaluating IPE Competencies IPE Assessment at UCLA

With a grant from the Macy Foundation, an interprofessional team of investigators from medicine, nursing and evaluation sciences are developing six new innovative tools to evaluate interprofessional competencies.

Passing the Torch:  Fostering Medical Humanism Through Faculty Role-Models

Fostering Humanism through Faculty Role Models Faculty Development at Emory University

In clinical settings, medical students and residents observe and learn from the behaviors and attitudes of more senior residents and attending physicians. To ensure this “hidden curriculum” of medical education is positive, Emory University created and tested a 12-month faculty development program that will help physician-teachers improve their humanistic skills and become better role models for the residents they supervise.