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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.

“On Being a Doctor” Story Slam

Theme: Career Development in Health Professions Education

Institution: American College of Physicians

Grant Type: President’s Grant

Award Amount: $35,000

Grant Awarded: June 2015

Principal Investigator: Christine Laine, MD, MPH; Allan Detsky, MD; Michael Lacombe, MD

This award supports “On Being a Doctor” Story Slam, a new feature for the Annals of Internal Medicine journal. Expanding on the personal essay series in the journal, the story slam will invite eight physicians known for their skills as storytellers to share a brief personal experience as a doctor in front of a live audience that will vote for the best story. The slam will be live-streamed and recorded for on-demand viewing on the Annals of Internal Medicine website.