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Email: press@abimfoundation.org

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Wanda Odom, Director of Communications
(215) 399-2108

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.

ABIM Foundation Recognizes Scholarship on Medical Professionalism

The ABIM Foundation has awarded the John A. Benson Jr., MD Professionalism Article Prize to five scholarly articles – one commentary and four research pieces – that explore physician burnout, unprofessional behavior and integrity in research.

8 Organizations Named Winners of ‘Trust Practice Challenge’ by ABIM Foundation

The ABIM Foundation recognized eight organizations for substantial contributions to building trust, which the Foundation considers the backbone of patient, physician and health care system relationships.

Increasing Trust in Health Care is a New Imperative

With numerous reports that public trust in established institutions like government and media continues to decline, the ABIM Foundation has launched an initiative to ignite a national conversation about trust in health care.

ABIM Foundation Launches Trust Practice Challenge

The Trust Practice Challenge is open to anyone in health care, and seeks examples of existing practices that clearly build or rebuild trust.

2018 Value Challenge Winners Announced

Winners of the 2018 Value Challenge, a national search aimed at recognizing the most promising ideas to improve the safety, experience and affordability of American health care.

ABIM Foundation Joins Effort to Improve Accuracy, Timeliness of Diagnosis

The ABIM Foundation has joined a coalition of more than 40 healthcare and patient advocacy organizations to launch a targeted effort to improve the quality of medical diagnosis.

ABIM Foundation Announces New Officers and Trustee

The ABIM Foundation announces the appointment of David L. Coleman, MD, to its Board of Trustees, as well as the election of Christine A. Sinsky, MD, as Chair. Elizabeth A. McGlynn, PhD, becomes immediate Past Chair. The Board also elected Jackie Judd as Vice Chair and David B. Reuben, MD, as Secretary-Treasurer.

New Grant Will Continue Spread of Choosing Wisely

The ABIM Foundation has received a third round of funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to continue efforts to promote the implementation of Choosing Wisely.