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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

NYU 3T: Teaching, Technology, Teamwork

Caring for (Virtual) Patients Together Implementing Interprofessional Education at New York University

NYU 3T: Teaching, Technology, Teamwork uses online learning and computer-assisted instruction to bring together medical and nurses students to learn collaboratively.

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Improving Communication Among Interprofessional Healthcare Teams

Teaching TeamworkImproving Collaboration and Communication at the University of Washington

This project, proposed by the University of Washington Schools of Health Sciences (Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Social Work and Public Health) aims to validate and then disseminate an innovative simulation-based team-training program that was developed to improve communication among interprofessional healthcare team members.

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Internal-Medicine-Pediatrics Urban Leadership Training Program

Shoring Up Primary Care and Teaching Urban Medicine

The Johns Hopkins Internal-Medicine-Pediatrics Urban Leadership Training Program is a two-phase multi-institutional program that creates a novel residency combining internal medicine and pediatrics to prepare physicians to become leaders in urban primary care in Baltimore and in other cities across the nation.

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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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