Wanda Odom, Director of Communications
September 20, 2011
The ABIM Foundation, in partnership with the Council of Medical Specialty Societies, has awarded five grants to a diverse group of health care organizations for projects to advance professionalism among practicing physicians as part of its Putting the Charter into Practice initiative.
July 26, 2011
Three articles showcasing the role of medical professionalism in improving health care have been named the winners of the ABIM Foundation Professionalism Article Prize.
July 12, 2011
The ABIM Foundation announces two new members to its Board of Trustees, Mary D. Naylor, PhD, RN, and Catherine R. Lucey, MD, effective July 1, 2011.
Health Educators, Foundations Announce Competencies and Action Strategies for Interprofessional Education
May 10, 2011
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.
May 10, 2011
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
April 13, 2011
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.
March 14, 2011
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.
March 3, 2011
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.
February 21, 2011
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 »
February 10, 2011
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.