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    ABIM Foundation awards three grants to launch projects focused on trust and equity

    The ABIM Foundation has awarded a total of $70,000 to three members of these groups so they can launch meaningful projects informed by discussions that began at the 2020 Forum

    Leading Internal Medicine Organizations Award Nearly $300K in Grants to Promote a More Equitable U.S. Health System

    Grantees selected to rebuild trust, tackle health care diversity, equity and inclusion in medical education and training

    59% of U.S. Adults Say Health Care System Discriminates At Least “Somewhat,” Negatively Affecting Trust

    ABIM Foundation’s new ‘Building Trust’ effort will look at increasing equity and reducing systemic racism in U.S. health care A clear majority of adults say the U.S. health system routinely discriminates, according to a survey conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago. Fifty-nine percent (59%) of adult consumers say the health care system discriminates at... Read more »

    Poll: Physicians’ Trust In Health System Leadership Declines During COVID-19 Pandemic

    "Building trust requires engaging stakeholders across the health care spectrum to better identify what's happening and share practices that increase trust between different parties. Trust is an essential part of medical professionalism and ultimately contributes to better patient outcomes." Daniel Wolfson, EVP & COO

    ABIM Foundation Recognizes Best Medical Professionalism Articles

    The ABIM Foundation today announced the winners of its 11th annual John A. Benson Jr., MD Professionalism Article Prize, recognizing the best articles written in peer-reviewed journals on medical professionalism topics during 2020.

    Leading Internal Medicine Organizations Create Grant Program to Build Trust by Supporting Innovations in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    “This program is designed both to improve the quality of internal medicine education and training and to create a more trustworthy health system that serves everyone.” Richard A. Baron, MD

    ABIM Foundation Announces New Trustees

    PHILADELPHIA – The ABIM Foundation announces the appointment of three new members to its Board of Trustees: Susan Edgman-Levitan, PA, Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH, and Reginald Tucker-Seeley, MA, ScM, ScD. Each will serve a three-year term. “Our new Trustees come from a diversity of backgrounds and disciplines, and they will be an invaluable resource in... Read more »

    ABIM Foundation Recognizes Top Articles on Medical Professionalism

    PHILADELPHIA – The ABIM Foundation today announced the winners of its 10th annual John A. Benson Jr., MD Professionalism Article Prize, recognizing the best articles written in peer-reviewed journals on medical professionalism topics during 2019. The selected articles included one commentary and three research articles, and explored topics such as implicit and explicit gender bias,... Read more »

    ABIM Foundation Announces New Trustee

    The ABIM Foundation announces the appointment of Marianne M. Green, MD, FACP, to its Board of Trustees for a three-year term. As Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Green also sits on the Foundation trustee board.

    Patient-Physician Relationships Will Thrive With Greater Trust

    The New England Journal of Medicine article entitled “Mistrust in Science – A Threat to the Patient-Physician Relationship” by CEO Richard J. Baron reflects on how societal shifts and dramatic changes in the practice of medicine are putting trust between patients and doctors at risk.