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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.

Symposium on Teaching Social Medicine

Theme: New Curriculum Content

Institution: University of Minnesota

Grant Type: President’s Grant

Award Amount: $35,000

Grant Awarded: June 2015

Principal Investigator: Michael Westerhaus, MD, MA

This award supports Symposium on Teaching Social Medicine, which will bring together leading thinkers and implementers of social medicine education in order to identify the essential components of social medicine training, share successful models, and identify barriers to the routine integration of social medicine training into the health professions curriculum. A paper with a consensus statement on the core competencies in social medicine education and strategies to work for curricular change will be published and disseminated after the symposium.