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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.

The Threads Among Us

Theme: New Curriculum Content

Institution: Baylor College of Medicine

Grant Type: President’s Grant

Award Amount: $28,000

Grant Awarded: February 2017

Principal Investigator: Ellen Friedman, MD; Jordan Shapiro, MD

This award supports the development of a curriculum and film, The Threads Among Us, to address and increase physician-to-physician empathy. The film will explore the physician-to- physician dynamic while the curriculum will focus on interprofessional empathy and will be used with healthcare professionals in lectures and workshops.