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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News and Commentary

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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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Exploring the Barriers to Inclusion for Medical Trainees with Disabilities Webinar Series

The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation is hosting a three-part webinar series on the barriers and belief systems that can hinder or foster an inclusive learning environment for learners and physicians with disabilities.
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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...

Publications

Read 2022 Annual Meeting of the Macy Faculty Scholars

In June 2022, the Macy Foundation virtually convened the Macy Faculty Scholars, the program’s National Advisory Committee members, and mentors of the 2021 Scholars to share project and career updates, discuss the...

Read 2021 Annual Meeting of the Macy Faculty Scholars

In June 2021, the Macy Foundation virtually convened the Macy Faculty Scholars, the program’s National Advisory Committee members, and mentors of the 2020 Scholars to share project and career updates, discuss the...

Read Addressing Harmful Bias and Eliminating Discrimination in Health Professions Learning Environments

Proceedings of the February 2020 conference sponsored by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation are recorded in this report, Addressing Harmful Bias and Eliminating Discrimination in Health Professions Learning Environments.