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We support the careers of promising educational innovators in medicine and nursing.

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Our Grantees

Moving Student Teams Beyond the Classroom

How one institution is training first-year students to work with patients out in the community.

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Working as a Team to Improve Diagnosis

A new curriculum aims to reduce medical errors.

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Increasing Resident Autonomy in the Operating Room

An educational intervention is showing what it takes to help surgical residents practice independently.

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News

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An Enduring Commitment to Health for Minority Populations

As the relatively new President of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, I spent the past year learning more about the Foundation’s history. The key figures, guiding ideas and values, and historic accomplishments all...
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Lessons Learned in Creating an Online Community of Practice

Janice C. Palaganas, PhD, APRN, ANEF, FAAN, FSSH from the Center for Medical Simulation discusses lessons learned in creating an online community of practice.
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2020: What does it mean for women leaders in health and health care?

The Macy Foundation is excited to begin 2020 with the launch of Macy Notes: From the desk of Dr. Holly J. Humphrey, a regular blog featuring thoughts from the President, commentary on noteworthy topics in health...
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2020: A New Decade with New Opportunities

This past year held both triumphant, joyful moments as well as troubling events. Holly Humphrey looks forward into the new decade at how health professionals and the institutions who train them have the...