The ABIM Foundation is dedicated to promoting the core values of medical professionalism as a means to improve health care outcomes for everyone. This year, in addition to welcoming Jessica Perlo as the Foundation’s Executive Vice President, we’ve made significant strides towards our mission, including: Choosing Wisely initiative – From 2012-2023, the Choosing Wisely initiative… Read more »
Blog Category: Letters from the Foundation
Taking on the role of Executive Vice President at the ABIM Foundation has been a tremendous honor and thus far an exciting first couple of months as I’ve delved into our focus on Building Trust. As someone deeply committed to improving health care, I couldn’t ask for a more fulfilling opportunity to contribute to a… Read more »
Ten years ago the ABIM Foundation announced a new effort with a lofty goal to improve health care: encourage clinicians to have meaningful conversations with their patients to help avoid unnecessary tests and procedures, many of which offer little benefit and, in some cases, do more harm than good.
Earlier this year the ABIM Foundation launched its Building Trust Initiative with the goal of elevating the importance of trust as an essential organizing principle to guide operations and improvements in health care. And since that launch, we’ve been creating resources to help organizations across various health care sectors start on their own journey of building trust with their staff, community and stakeholders.
We Got Us sponsors virtual “empowerment sessions” that are national in scope and are often done in coordination with other organizations, such as Black sororities or churches.