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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.

Changing the Face of Medicine: Black Women in Medicine

Theme: Career Development in Health Professions Education

Institution: URU, The Right To Be, Inc.

Grant Type: President’s Grant

Award Amount: $25,000

Grant Awarded: June 2015

Principal Investigator: Crystal Emery, MFA

This award supports the educational tour of “Changing the Face of Medicine: Black Women in Medicine,” a full-length documentary that explores the history, status, and future of Black women in medicine and its allied fields. The tour focuses on early engagement for underrepresented students in medicine by screening the documentary in primary and secondary schools and community action agencies across the country.