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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.

Choosing Wisely STARS

Theme: New Curriculum Content

Institution: The University of Texas at Austin

Grant Type: President’s Grant

Award Amount: $35,000

Grant Awarded: November 2018

Principal Investigator: Christopher Moriates, MD

This award will support the expansion of Choosing Wisely Students and Trainees Advocating for Resource Stewardship (STARS) program to an additional 15 schools. The program teaches medical students about value-based care and how to use it in practice. The Macy Foundation previously supported the development of the Choosing Wisely STARS program for 20 medical schools.