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On The Issues

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Partnering with Patients in Education and Health Care Transformation

Vincent Dumez and Marie-Claude Vanier participated in the Macy Conference: Partnering with Patients, Families, and Communities to Link Interprofessional Practice and Education, which was held on April 3 - 6, 2014 in Arlington, VA.

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Grantee Voices

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Teaching to Care for the Chronically Ill: The InterACT Program

In 2010 we challenged ourselves to create a longitudinal-integrated clerkship at an urban tertiary medical center. Incorporating several unique venues at the Icahn School of Medicine such as a student-run free clinic and an adult and pediatric home visit program, we aimed to expose a select group of third-year medical students to the rewards and challenges of caring for the chronically ill.

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Foundation Updates

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New Issue Brief on Education Strategies for Underserved Patients

We are pleased to announce our new series of issue briefs examining key areas of health professions education. Our first issue brief, released today on the Macy Foundation website, looks at improving education for the care of underserved populations, one of our thematic priority areas of grantmaking.

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On The Issues

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Measuring Graduate Medical Education Outcomes: Q&A with Dr. Candice Chen

This month, Academic Medicine published the Macy-funded study “Toward Graduate Medical Education Accountability: Measuring the Outcomes of GME Institutions.” We interviewed lead author Candice Chen, MD, MPH about her research.

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