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The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
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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.

Vital Directions for Health and Health Care

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Institution: National Academy of Medicine

Grant Type: President’s Grant

Award Amount: $35,000

Grant Awarded: September 2016

Principal Investigator: J. Michael McGinnis, MD, MPP

This award supports the Vital Directions for Health and Health Care initiative, which will provide the next US presidential administration, policy makers, opinion leaders and the public with nonpartisan, evidence-based analysis of opportunities and priorities in health and health care for 2017 and beyond. Through the initiative, a series of papers with policy recommendations will be published; individual, group, and public meetings to discuss the papers will occur; and a synthesis report of the policy recommendations will be released and made available to the Presidential transition team and the public.