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Join the Foundation, our grantees, and leading experts for commentary and the latest news on the education and training of health professionals.

Grantee Voices

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Managing Implicit Bias for Better Health Outcomes

Bronx, NY

Cristina M. Gonzalez, MD, MEd, of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, discusses how implicit bias sometimes plays into medical decision-making and how health professions education can manage its impact.

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The Future of Palliative Care Education

San Francisco, CA

DorAnne Donesky, PhD, ANP-BC, ACHPN, of University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing, shares what it takes to develop an interprofessional center for palliative care education.

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On The Issues

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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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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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