Our Priorities Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Belonging

We must ensure that everyone who receives care and those who learn, teach, and work in clinical environments are treated equitably. Systemic inequities that reduce career satisfaction and limit advancement opportunities for health professionals from historically underrepresented communities, including people of color, women, people with disabilities, the LGBTQ+ community, members of some religious groups, and individuals from low-income households need solutions. 

Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Belonging

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News and Commentary

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
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Teaching to Transform

Michael Westerhaus, MD, MA, 2019 Macy Faculty Scholar, shares how he is working to deepen our understanding of how teaching social medicine transforms teachers, students, and communities.

Call for Papers for Special Journal Supplement

The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation invites submissions of original research papers and case studies related to the topic of Addressing Bias and Reducing Discrimination in Health Professions Learning Environments for...
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An Enduring Commitment to Health for Minority Populations

As the relatively new President of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, I spent the past year learning more about the Foundation’s history. The key figures, guiding ideas and values, and historic accomplishments all...