Our Priorities Preparing Future Health Professionals to Navigate Ethical Dilemmas

To succeed today, health professionals need more than clinical skill. They must also be prepared to navigate the complex ethical dilemmas that arise when confronting barriers that conflict with professional ideals and aspirations. Those teaching in learning environments cannot anticipate every scenario, but they can equip future health professionals with essential tools for navigating dilemmas that arise when managing issues of patient access, end of life, interactions with other health professionals and many other complex situations.

Preparing Future Health Professionals to Navigate Ethical Dilemmas

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To Navigate Ethical Dilemmas, Craft Strong Policy and Nurture Strong Character

Macy Foundation President, Holly Humphrey shares more about the third priority of the foundation's new strategic plan, preparing future health professionals to navigate ethical dilemmas.

Clinical Learning Environments Lead the Fight Against COVID-19

Holly J. Humphrey shares more about the Macy Foundation's new strategic plan and how it aligns with the needs uncovered by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Psychological Safety Is a Science-Based Best Practice—Not “Coddling”

Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation President Holly Humphrey outlines the value medical schools bring in responding to COVID-19 in seeking students who have not only performed well in rigorous undergraduate coursework but who...

Macy Foundation Announces New Strategic Funding Priorities

The only national foundation focused on health professions education outlines a 10-year strategic plan to bring bold new changes to the training of future health professionals