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Healthcare in the Anthropocene: the Role of Medical Education in the Climate Crisis

For decades, talk of climate change conjured up images of melting icebergs and bleached coral, tragic yet removed from the everyday human experience. Recently, however, the human health threat posed by global warming...
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Announcing the Catalyzing Transformation in GME Awards Program

The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation announces the availability of the Catalyzing Transformation in GME Award to support interventions in the clinical learning environment that enhance graduate medical education and improve...
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Co-creating a New Paradigm in Health Professions Education

Macy Foundation President, Holly J. Humphrey begins our year-long series of posts focused on the 2021 Macy Conference recommendations by interviewing Dr. Robbie Henson, Ms. Jennifer Dias, and Dr. Subani Chandra about...
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Ensuring a Better Future in Health Professions Education: Taking A Closer Look at the 2021 Macy Conference Recommendations

Macy Foundation President, Holly J. Humphrey, MD, MACP, sets the stage for upcoming blog posts in which she'll talk with educators, learners, and thought leaders about their insights and opinions related to the...
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Our Persistent Bus Factory: Redesigning and Realigning Health Professions Education for the Future

2020 Macy Faculty Scholar, John Burkhardt, MD, PhD, discusses the contradictions in the design of our health professions education system and emphasizes the need for reevaluation and reform.
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Celebrating Today’s Nurses and the Future of Nursing: An Interview with Ashley Darcy-Mahoney

Macy Foundation President Holly J. Humphrey took the opportunity to speak with 2017 Macy Faculty Scholar Ashley Darcy-Mahoney, PhD, NNP, FAAN, about the recently released Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Report. As a...
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Humans are not bread: Why Medical Education Should be Competency-Based and Time-Variable

2020 Macy Faculty Scholar, Benjamin Kinnear, MD, MED, explains the challenges and benefits of competency-based time-variable training models and how they fit into the medical education system.