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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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Macy Faculty Scholar Lisa Kitko on Advancing Palliative Care

New York, NY

Lisa Kitko, PhD, RN, FAHA of Penn State College of Nursing, discusses her new palliative care post-graduate certificate program for community-based clinicians.

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Macy Faculty Scholar Cheryl Woods Giscombé on Promoting Mental Health Equity

New York, NY

Cheryl Woods Giscombé, PhD, MSN, RN, PMHNP, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, discusses the Interprofessional Leadership Institute for Mental Health Equity aimed at engaging pre-professional students in curricula and service-learning activities.

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Lisa Day on Being a Macy Faculty Scholar

New York, NY

Lisa Day, PhD, RN, CNE, of the Duke University School of Nursing is part of Macy’s 2013 Scholar Class. As a Macy Faculty Scholar, Day developed an interdisciplinary course focused on teaching professional values. We sat down with Dr. Day to hear about her time as a Macy Faculty Scholar.

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