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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

Improving the Clinical Reasoning of Medical Students: Guaranteeing Competency of Graduates

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.

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Transforming Pediatric Residency Training to Improve Care for Underserved Children

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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