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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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Happy National Nurses Week

New York, NY

As National Nurses Week kicks off, we want to thank all of today’s nurses and our future nurses—those currently undertaking their education and training.

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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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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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