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From The President

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A Message to First-Year Medical Students

New York, NY

Last month Macy President Dr. George E. Thibault spoke at Maine Medical Center to welcome its new class of students, outlining six areas of needed reform in how we train the next generation of providers.

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Foundation Updates

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Web Conference Recording: Achieving Competency-Based Time Variable Health Professions Education

New York, NY

On October 5, the Macy Foundation hosted a web conference to discuss new recommendations on achieving competency-based, time variable health professions education.

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On The Issues

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Partnering to Reclaim the Core of Care

New York, NY

In April 2014, the Macy Foundation convened an extraordinary group of thought leaders to recommend strategies for “Partnering with Patients, Families, and Communities to Link Interprofessional Practice and Education.”

So, how’s it going? What progress has been made? Conference co-chair Meg Gaines, JD, LLM, explores.

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Grantee Voices

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Preparing Health Care Professionals for Population-based Care

Nashville, Tennessee

Tyler Reimschisel, MD, MHPE, of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, on preparing health professions students to deliver comprehensive, team-based care to patient panels in which all patients in the panel have similar medical conditions.

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