Across the Foundation’s priority areas, our grantees are working to improve the health of the public through innovative research and programs. The Foundation awards up to 40 grants on a rotating schedule each year.
Building Nurse Leaders to Improve Community Health A national leadership program is supporting nurses to work with other health professions in the community.
In 2016, the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education launched a $2.5 million initiative to help 16 nursing schools develop new community-based clinical programs for their graduate and advanced practice nursing students to learn to work in interprofessional teams.More
Training Faculty to Improve Primary Care How a team-based training program for faculty is helping build up the nation’s primary care workforce.
Primary care has undergone dramatic change in recent years. In response, new training models have emerged to better prepare future health professionals for a career in primary care.More
Improving the Patient-Provider Relationship A pilot program from Dartmouth College is working to improve communication at the bedside.
Three years ago, with support from the Macy Foundation, Prof. Glyn Elwyn, a family doctor and researcher, and his colleagues at Dartmouth College set out to teach medicine, nursing and physician assistant students how to better engage patients in health care decision-making.More
How Maine is Building More Healthcare Teams From new curriculum content to partnerships with rural community health centers.
From new curriculum content to partnerships with rural community health centers, the University of New England is taking a comprehensive approach to interprofessional education and team-based care.More
A Train-the-Trainer Program Takes Hold National program puts team-based experience at the forefront of faculty development.
National program puts team-based experience at the forefront of faculty development & health professions education.More
Accelerating Pathways for Medical Students A consortium of medical schools is identifying best practices for a three-year medical degree.
With support from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, New York University is currently leading a consortium of 12 medical schools (11 US, 1 Canadian) that have established or begun piloting accelerated pathway curricula in order to share best practices.More