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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.

Creating Teaching Materials on Religio-Cultural Competence for Medical Schools

Theme: New Curriculum Content, Education for the Care of Underserved Populations

Institution: Tannenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding

Grant Type: President’s Grant

Award Amount: $10,000

Grant Awarded: April 2012

Principal Investigator: Joyce S. Dubensky, Esq.

This award supports the project titled, “Creating Teaching Materials on Religio-Cultural Competence of Medical Schools: A Pilot Project at Hofstra University School of Medicine.” A course module on religio-cultural competence will be piloted at the new Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine and will create and test a cohesive set of class materials that can then be made available to medical schools nationwide.