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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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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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Social Determinants of Health: A required curriculum

As our healthcare system changes to a model that promotes not only treating and curing disease but preventing illness in the first place, doctors must be prepared to keep their patients healthy.
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Leveraging Simulation and Telehealth Technology to Empower Family Caregivers of Children with Asthma

Macy Faculty Scholar Cynthia Foronda, PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE, ANEF on closing the critical gap in family caregiver education.

The Macy Awards for Excellence in Social Mission: Your Opportunity to Celebrate Your Colleagues

Claire Pomeroy and Leigh Anne Butler discuss the significance of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation’s Awards for Excellence in Social Mission in Health Professions Education and invite nominations for the awards.

Partnering with Patients in Education and Health Care Transformation

Vincent Dumez and Marie-Claude Vanier participated in the Macy Conference: Partnering with Patients, Families, and Communities to Link Interprofessional Practice and Education, which was held on April 3 - 6, 2014 in...

Teaching to Care for the Chronically Ill: The InterACT Program

In 2010 we challenged ourselves to create a longitudinal-integrated clerkship at an urban tertiary medical center. Incorporating several unique venues at the Icahn School of Medicine such as a student-run free clinic...