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2021 Annual Report President's Message

Macy Foundation President Holly J. Humphrey shares her thoughts and reflections about 2021 and looks ahead to 2022.
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Addressing Ableism in Health Care

In the eighth episode of Vital Voices, Holly J. Humphrey is joined by Dr. Lisa Iezzoni to discuss how health professions education can help address ableism.
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Supporting Underrepresented Trainees in Medicine

In the seventh episode of Vital Voices, Holly J. Humphrey leads a conversation with three experts on the topic of creating supportive and inclusive environments for medical trainees.
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The Next Generation of the Macy Faculty Scholars Program

Macy Foundation President Holly J Humphrey shares the future of the Macy Faculty Scholars Program and our vision for the “next generation” of Scholars.

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How to Educate Health Professionals in the Middle of a Pandemic

With support from the Association of American Medical Colleges, medical schools in New York, and a grant from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, Tara Cunningham and her team at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai launched the week-long Subway Summit Webinar Series: COVID-19 Lessons Learned from the Epicenter, where they brought more than 700 registrants from across the world together to participate in eight different sessions focused on helping faculty, administrators, and students adapt to medical school during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Increasing the Number of Black Male Doctors by Any Means Necessary

With support from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, Dr. Dale Okorodudu and Black Men in White Coats began holding annual summits in 2019 geared toward middle and high school students, parents, educators, clinicians, partners, and community leaders to provide in-person exposure to healthcare and healthcare professionals and serve as a forum to address the low representation of Black men in medicine.

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Diversity and Cultural and Language Competency is Crucial for Excellent Care

In 2018, with support from the Macy Foundation, the National Hispanic Health Foundation convened a meeting of experts from around the world to discuss how to improve medical Spanish training in medical education.

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