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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

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.

Using Blended e-Learning for Interprofessional Education

Enhancing Interprofessional Education Through E-Learning Interprofessional Education at the University of Kentucky

A consortium of five southeastern universities is developing a blended interprofessional education curriculum that combines online learning with the more traditional face-to-face instruction and experiential learning that occurs as students transition from the classroom to early clinical experiences.

Interprofessional Learning Exchange and Development Center (I•LEAD)

Preparing Collaborative, Practice-Ready Healthcare Providers Interprofessional Education at Case Western Reserve University

Now in its fourth year, I-LEAD involves students from medicine, nursing, dentistry, and social work in interprofessional learning opportunities that are woven throughout each school’s curriculum.

Caring for An Aging America

Caring for an Aging America Interprofessional Education at the University of Pittsburgh

Through a combination of classroom and clinical experiences, students in the schools of pharmacy, nursing and medicine at the University of Pittsburgh are brought together to learn how to care for an aging population.

From ACOs to Homeless Shelters: Health Professions Education in Arizona

From ACOs to Homeless Shelters Health Professions Education in Arizona

With support from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, Arizona State University and the University of Arizona at Phoenix are implementing a graduate-level curriculum that will better prepare health professions students to provide primary care across urban and rural areas, serve an ethnically diverse population, and meet residents’ health care needs.

Campus-Wide IPE: University of Colorado

Campus-Wide IPE Fostering Joint Learning at the University of Colorado

The Anschutz Medical Campus of the University of Colorado, Denver was intentionally designed to facilitate collaborative, interprofessional education among its six health professions schools.