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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.

Training for Health Care Team Effectiveness

Theme: Interprofessional Education and Teamwork

Institution: Columbia University

Grant Type: Board Grant

Award Amount: $199,505

Grant Awarded: October 2009

Principal Investigator: Rita Charon, MD, PhD

“Training for Health Care Team Effectiveness” is a one-year project at Columbia University that will include each of the university’s four health professional schools: medicine, dental medicine, nursing, and public health. High-level faculty members from each school are committed to creating a collaborative approach to teaching healthcare team effectiveness and to building parity among the schools from the beginning of this effort.

Rita Charon, MD, PhD, is principal investigator on this $199,505 one-year planning grant from the Macy Foundation.