In April, the Foundation convened all of its grantees working in IPE, as well as participants in Macy-funded IPE activities. The purpose of the meeting was to share successes and lessons from the work of each organization; identify opportunities for collaboration; and define directions for future work in IPE. A report from the conference is now available.
Macy President George Thibault, MD, reflects on the recent Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) annual meeting in San Francisco, where he was impressed with the enthusiasm for reforming how we educate and prepare doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals for 21st century health care.
The New York Times recently highlighted the results of a Macy-funded study on the experiences of women and men working in medical schools. The study, led by Linda H. Pololi, MD, of Brandeis University, was published in the August edition of The Journal of General Internal Medicine.