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Leveraging Technology Toward the Pursuit of Excellence

New York, NY

In 2015, the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation convened the conference, “Enhancing Health Professions Education through Technology.’’ In the intervening two years, much has changed in health professions education and in the world of technology.

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Building the Next Generation Care Team

San Antonio, TX

Temple Ratcliffe, MD, FACP, of University of Texas Long School of Medicine at San Antonio, discusses the ingredients for fostering collaborative care and education.

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RNs and the Future of Primary Care: One Student’s Reflections

Philadelphia, PA

Andrew Harmon, nursing student at Thomas Jefferson University, on preparing registered nurses for enhanced roles in primary care

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Grantee Voices

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Health Professions Education to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine

New York, NY

Together with four medical schools and their partner health professional schools, the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) is developing a new curriculum to educate health professionals about ways to improve diagnosis. We caught up with SIDM’s Mark L. Graber, MD, and Diana Rusz, MPH, to learn more about their new Macy-funded project.

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