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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.

Why Doctors Write: Finding Humanity in Medicine


Institution: Center for Independent Documentary

Grant Type: President’s Grant

Award Amount: $10,000

Grant Awarded: February 2016

Principal Investigator:
  • Ken Browne
  • Elena Mannes
  • Gregory Andracke
  • The grant will support “Why Doctors Write: Finding Humanity in Medicine”, a documentary film that focuses on the importance of narrative writing to physicians. The documentary will make the case for renewing humanism, through the use of the narrative, in the practice of medicine.