Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Improving health by advancing the education and training of health professionals.

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In Memoriam

Honoring Our Friend and Colleague, Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan

The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation wishes to remember and celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan, a friend to the Foundation in many ways.

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Funding Opportunities

Grants

We invest in innovative projects that advance the education and training of health professionals.

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Macy Faculty Scholars

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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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...
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Honoring Our Friend and Colleague, Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan

The Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation wishes to remember and celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan, a friend to the Foundation in many ways.
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Why We Need More Hispanic Doctors

More than 18% of people in the United States are Hispanic, yet only 5% of U.S. doctors are Hispanic. We need a health care workforce that is diverse, that looks like and has had experiences like the public it serves.
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New Research Q&A: Creating Safe and Effective Implicit Bias Training

We spoke with 2016 Macy Faculty Scholar and Associate Professor of Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Cristina Gonzalez, MD, MEd about her research and challenges of training students on implicit bias.