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    ABIM Foundation Awards $110K to Two Organizations Combating Medical Misinformation

    Factchequeado and Cuidate/Take Care Annapolis are identifying and countering health misinformation in diverse communities To help correct the scourge of medical misinformation which experienced a resurgence during the pandemic, especially among Black and Latino populations, the ABIM Foundation is awarding $110,000 in grants, the foundation announced today. Two grants will be given that seek to... Read more »

    AcademyHealth, ABIM Foundation name University of Michigan’s Jodyn Platt as a Senior Scholar in Residence

    Jodyn Platt, MPH, PhD will provide scholarly guidance to AcademyHealth, national health research leader, and the ABIM Foundation, which advances medical professionalism to improve health care. Her task will be to raise visibility of the trust agenda, including writing on emerging issues in trust and health care.

    Sign of the Times: Articles About Racism, Health Inequity and Mistrust in Science Win Best of 2021

    The 12th annual John A. Benson Jr., MD Professionalism Article Prize winners announced by the ABIM Foundation.

    ABIM Foundation Makes $110K Available to Combat Medical Misinformation

    Effort seeks projects that can help identify and counter misinformation in health care The ABIM Foundation announced the availability of grants totaling $110,000 aimed at building trust in the U.S. health care system by identifying and countering misinformation in health care and public health. The grant program is open to anyone, and seeks examples of... Read more »

    American Hospital Association and the ABIM Foundation join as sponsors of Health Equity Summit

    The Hastings Center, a global leader in health ethics, today announced that the American Hospital Association and the ABIM Foundation joined as sponsors of a two-day health equity summit, “Righting the Wrongs: Tackling Health Equity.” The AHA and ABIM Foundation join the American Medical Association and the American Nurses Association as sponsors of the summit.

    ABIM Foundation and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement Partner to Build Trust in US Health Systems

    The organizations will use an evidence-driven approach to identify behaviors and practices that make health care providers and organizations more worthy of trust, with the goal of replication nationwide

    Leading Internal Medicine Organizations Sponsor $400,000 Grant Program to Build Trust and Advance Health Equity

    ABIM Foundation and other sponsors have announced the second round of grants for internal medicine residents and faculty members, designed to improve the quality of education and training and create a more trustworthy health system that serves everyone.

    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.

    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