News and Commentary Start the New Semester with a New Issue Brief!

We are pleased to share with you our latest issue brief on Providing Faculty Development For Health Professions Education, one of five areas where we focus our grantmaking.

It is crucial that as we work to reform health professions education we also invest in our educators—the academic leaders and innovators who will drive this change.

This new brief discusses hurdles to overcome when designing and implementing a faculty development project and spotlights some promising programs throughout the country to learn from.

We hope this resource helps guide your own efforts as you embark on the new academic year. Please feel free to share it with colleagues throughout your institution and externally, disseminate at meetings, share on social media, or post on your website.

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