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    STUDY: HEALTH SYSTEMS ARE USING CHOOSING WISELY® RECOMMENDATIONS TO REDUCE USE OF LOW-VALUE MEDICAL SERVICES

    Health care systems should be optimistic that interventions designed to reduce unnecessary medical tests, treatments and procedures recommended by specialty societies as part of the ABIM Foundation’s Choosing Wisely campaign can produce meaningful results for their organizations, according to new research published in The Milbank Quarterly. “The Impact of Choosing Wisely Interventions on Low-value Medical... Read more »

    ABIM Foundation awards grant to increase diversity in the medical field

    The ABIM Foundation has awarded $15,000 to DiverseMedicine Inc. to evaluate the nationwide impact of its various diversity, equity and inclusion programs. Founded in 2011 to foster diversity in medicine through mentorship and motivation, the Dallas-based nonprofit creates and implements community programs to expose underrepresented students to the field of medicine. “We’re grateful for the... Read more »

    ABIM Foundation awards grant to increase diversity in the medical field

    The ABIM Foundation has awarded $15,000 to DiverseMedicine Inc. to evaluate the nationwide impact of its various diversity, equity and inclusion programs.

    Advancing Trust Research to Improve Health and Well-Being

    AcademyHealth and the ABIM Foundation partner to advance research to improve trust in the U.S. health care system

    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