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.
Online Training Improves Clinical Decision-Making An online training program at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine improves clinical decision-making and critical thinking for students.
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is reforming its four-year curriculum. With Macy support, the school is improving clinical decision-making and critical thinking, and addressing the need to create more flexible, individualized learning plans for students.More
Building Advocates on the Frontlines of Care How an innovative training program from the American Academy of Pediatrics is improving care for some of our nation’s most vulnerable children.
In January 2010, the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation awarded $500,311 to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to train pediatricians to care for the unique needs of underserved children and their families.More
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.More
Since 2010, medical education organizations have been collaborating to carve a new pathway for students interested in pediatrics.More
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.More
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.More