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2022 Annual Report President's Message

Macy Foundation President Holly J. Humphrey shares her thoughts and reflections about 2022 and looks ahead to 2023.
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Announcing the 2023 Macy Foundation Catalyst Awards Winners

We are delighted to announce the recipients of the Macy Foundation Catalyst Awards for Transformation in Graduate Medical Education.
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Beyond COVID: 2022 Reflections from Dr. Holly J. Humphrey

Dr. Holly J. Humphrey reflects on the past year’s blog posts and their focus on two important themes from the 2021 Macy Conference on COVID-19 and the Impact on Medical and Nursing Education.
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Incorporating Indigenous Health into Health Professions Education Curriculum

It's Native American Heritage Month, and Dr. Holly J. Humphrey spoke with Dr. Mary Owen about the Center of American Indian and Minority Health at the University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus.

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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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