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The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
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Our 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.

Center for Innovation and Leadership in Education (CENTILE) 2015 Conference

Theme: Career Development in Health Professions Education

Institution: Georgetown University

Grant Type: President’s Grant

Award Amount: $10,000

Grant Awarded: October 2015

Principal Investigator: Aviad Haramati, PhD

This award supports the dissemination of outcomes from the Center for Innovation and Leadership in Education (CENTILE) 2015 conference to promote resilience, empathy, and well-being in the health professions. The conference brings together an interprofessional and international group of educators, researchers, practitioners, faculty development leaders, and academic policy makers to present and discuss the best practices and strategies to promote resilience, empathy and well-being, self-awareness and reflection, and to manage stress, reduce burnout and foster professional identity formation in students, residents and fellows, faculty and practitioners across the health professions. The goal of the conference is to create the momentum for a national effort to address the issues that lead to student and resident suicides and the increasing numbers of health professionals who opt to leave the field.