Press Releases

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.

ABIM Foundation Recognizes Medical Professionalism Articles Addressing Trust, Transparency and Physician Training

The ABIM Foundation has awarded the John A. Benson Jr., MD Professionalism Article Prize to four scholarly articles that explore opportunities to improve healthcare quality at all levels.

ABIM Foundation, National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions Announce Partnership

ABIM Foundation has teamed up with the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions to expand Choosing Wisely throughout the Alliance's network of business coalitions, which represents more than 12,000 purchasers and 45 million Americans.

Choosing Wisely: A Special Report On The First Five Years

The ABIM Foundation released Choosing Wisely: A Special Report On The First Five Years to outline the many ways Choosing Wisely® is inspiring conversations, projects and collaborations to reduce overuse in health care

The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative and ABIM Foundation’s Choosing Wisely® Announce Partnership

The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) announced its partnership with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation to develop and implement effective approaches to engage patients and families in decisions about health services addressed in Choosing Wisely programs.

New STARS community of medical students will focus on Choosing Wisely and health care value

The ABIM Foundation and the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation will support a new initiative by the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin to identify and coach 50 student leaders from across the country with the goal of changing the way medical schools address unnecessary care.

AcademyHealth and ABIM Foundation Continue Partnership to Expand Research Community Committed to Reducing Low-Value Care

AcademyHealth and the ABIM Foundation are expanding conversations about health care value through the continuation of the Research Community on Low-Value Care.

ABIM Foundation Announces New Members of Board of Trustees

The ABIM Foundation announces the appointments of Frederick P. Cerise, MD, MPH, and Antonia M. Villarruel, PhD, RN, FAAN, as new members of its Board of Trustees. Patricia M. Conolly, MD, also joins the Board of Trustees as a new member through her role as Chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Board of Directors.

ABIM Foundation Recognizes Scholarly Contributions Addressing Social Injustice, Racism and Medical Professionalism

Recognizing the importance of scholarly publication to advance the field of medical professionalism, the ABIM Foundation announced recipients of the seventh annual John A. Benson Jr., MD Professionalism Article Prize.

Winning Ideas and Innovations: Teaching and Creating Value in Health Care to Reduce Waste and Improve Outcomes

The ABIM Foundation, Costs of Care, and the Leapfrog Group announce winners of the Creating Value Challenge, a competition aimed at recognizing innovative ideas and projects for teaching and implementing high-value health care among collaborative teams of clinicians, educators, quality improvement specialists, and health system administrators.