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Email: press@abimfoundation.org

Primary contact:
Erin Frantz, Media Relations Coordinator
(215) 399-1766

Secondary contact:
John Held, Director of Communications
(215) 446-3572

Health Educators, Foundations Announce Competencies and Action Strategies for Interprofessional Education

Two new reports released today by six national health professions associations and three private foundations recommend new competencies for interprofessional education in the health professions, and action strategies to implement them in institutions across the country.

Renewing Professionalism: Practicing Wise Stewardship of Resources

The ABIM Foundation's video series, “Renewing Professionalism: A Challenge to the Health Care Community” documents a discussion among a group of nationally known physician leaders, educators, payers, policy opinion leaders and patient advocates.

New Study Finds Health Care Organizations Share a Common Strategy to Advance Medical Professionalism

Researchers from American Board of Internal Medicine and ABIM Foundation interviewed leaders from 30 health care organizations across the country to better understand how they advance professional behaviors amongst physicians.

ABIM Foundation Announces New Effort to Promote Wise Use of Resources Among Patients and Physicians

The ABIM Foundation announced a new effort today aimed at increasing physicians’ awareness of their role as stewards of America’s health care resources and providing them with tools they can use to improve quality and reduce unnecessary spending.

ABIM Foundation BOT Approves Four New Grants

The ABIM Foundation Board of Trustees approved funding of four new projects led by researchers at the American Board of Internal Medicine, University of Toronto, University of Saskatchewan and the Northport VA Medical Center to advance medical professionalism in the areas of diagnostic errors, multi-source feedback and interprofessional teamwork.

New England Journal of Medicine Perspective Builds on Initiatives from ABIM Foundation Forum

Transforming Graduate Medical Education to Improve Health Care Value– New England Journal of Medicine Perspective Builds on Initiatives from ABIM Foundation Forum Philadelphia, PA — A new perspective in a recent issue of New England Journal of Medicine calls for a transformation of the graduate medical education (GME) system to ensure the sustainability of the United... Read more »

ABIM Foundation Announces New Grant to American College of Physicians to Improve Care Transitions

The ABIM Foundation has awarded a grant of $60,000 to the American College of Physicians (ACP) to support their efforts in developing tools for primary care practices to improve care transitions for patients moving from the hospital to the home.

Dr. Martín J. Sepúlveda to Join ABIM Foundation Board of Trustees

The ABIM Foundation announces the appointment of Martín-J. Sepúlveda, MD, FACP, MPH, to its Board of Trustees effective January 1, 2011.

Cultivating Professionalism in Training

The ABIM Foundation’s video series, “Renewing Professionalism: A Challenge to the Health Care Community” documents a discussion among a group of nationally known physician leaders, educators, payers, policy opinion leaders and patient advocates.