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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

Transforming Pediatric Residency Training to Improve Care for Underserved Children

Transforming Pediatric Residency Training To Improve Care for Underserved Children

Through this initiative, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) will utilize a quality improvement approach as they seek to train and develop pediatricians to care for the unique needs of underserved children and their families.

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Exploring the Social Mission of Medical Education

Exploring the Social Mission of Medical Education

There is no question that the U.S. needs more primary care providers and doctors who can meet the health care needs of underserved communities and populations. But what are medical schools doing to address these problems?

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Retooling Health Professions Education for Quality and Safety

Retooling Health Professions Education for Quality and Safety

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement is at the forefront of a changing culture in medical education, one that has shifted from training students in silos to interprofessional models that stress the value of teamwork for better patient care and safety.

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Ensuring Better Training for Physicians and Nurses

Ensuring Better Training for Physicians and Nurses

In 2009, a program to increase the number of doctors entering rural practice launched in New Roads, Louisiana.  A town where physicians are in short supply, it is ideal for exposing students to the rigors of practice in an underserved area.

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