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Grantee Voices

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Registered Nurses as Virtual Population Health Managers: Increasing Primary Care Capacity and Value

New York, NY

As a Macy Faculty Scholar, Dr. Djukic is applying her expertise in quality improvement, teamwork, and educational technologies to prepare pre-licensure nursing students for enhanced roles in primary care.

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On The Issues

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A Holistic Approach to Patient Care: Social Work

New York, NY

Charlotte Sanders, MSW, teaching associate and Northwest Leaders in Behavioral Health Program field lead for the University of Washington School of Social Work, has been working in social services for more than 22 years. We sat down with Sanders to learn more about the important role of social work in health care today.

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News Releases

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New Academy Professorship honors medical education icon

Boston, MA

Dean for Medical Education Edward M. Hundert, MD ’84, announced April 6 that the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, which is the only national foundation dedicated solely to improving the education of health professionals, has established the George E. Thibault Academy Professorship at Harvard Medical School

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Grantee Voices

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Training Future Pediatric Providers to See Health Beyond Our Clinic Doors

Washington, DC

Macy Faculty Scholar Ashley Darcy-Mahoney, PhD, NNP, FAAN is developing a multidisciplinary elective for nursing and medical students who want to learn about the social factors that shape health. Learn why this issue hits close to home for her and what she is doing about it.

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