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.
Learning to Treat Pain—As Part of a Team How an interprofessional pain management module from the University of California, Davis is equipping the future healthcare workforce with the skills they need to effectively relieve pain and suffering.
To equip the future healthcare workforce with the skills they need to effectively relieve pain and suffering, the UC Davis Health System set out to develop interprofessional pain-management modules for pre-licensure students.More
Creating a Culture of Collaboration How an interactive training program and toolkit from the University of Kansas are laying the groundwork for professional development in interprofessional education and practice.
When Drs. Sarah Shrader and Jana Zaudke attended an interprofessional conference a few years ago, they had an epiphany. They realized that in order to align interprofessional education and practice, their efforts need to be focused on the preceptor, in particular the interprofessional preceptor.More
Maintaining Medical Professionalism A new Institute on Medicine as a Profession (IMAP) taskforce is identifying best practices for preserving a culture of medical professionalism.
A new Institute on Medicine as a Profession (IMAP) taskforce is identifying best practices for preserving a culture of medical professionalism as more physicians transition from solo, self-employed practitioners to hospital or group practice.More
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