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News & Commentary

Join the Foundation, our grantees, and leading experts for commentary and the latest news on the education and training of health professionals.

On The Issues

New IOM Commentary on Interprofessional Education

A new commentary by George E. Thibault, MD and Stephen C. Schoenbaum, MD, MPH of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation describes the promise offered by interprofessional education (IPE) to improve teamwork and patient outcomes.

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Foundation Updates

New Grants for Teaching Professionalism

The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation and the Institute on Medicine as a Profession (IMAP) are pleased to announce this year’s winners of the 2013 Education and Training to Professionalism Initiative grant.

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From The President

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George Thibault on Online Medical Education

An explosion of massive open online courses (MOOCs) has fueled discussion about whether doctors, nurses and other health professionals could one day get their degrees online. Dr. Thibault discusses what this trend means for health professions education.

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Foundation Updates

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2013 Macy Faculty Scholars Selected

Please join us in congratulating our third class of Macy Faculty Scholars!

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