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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.

Reducing Job Burnout Using an Interprofessional Facilitated Intervention

Theme: Interprofessional Education and Teamwork

Institution: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Grant Type: President’s Grant

Award Amount: $35,000

Grant Awarded: February 2017

Principal Investigator: Jonathan Ripp, MD; Virginia Walther, LCSW-R; Elizabeth Jones, MSN, ANP-BC, GNP.

This award supports an interprofessional facilitated discussion group to address job burnout for physicians, residents, nurses, and social workers. The intervention is based on a curriculum designed to alleviate burnout symptoms in practitioners’ professional lives.