Michigan State University on the Biopsychosocial and Patient-centered Programs - MSU's Biopsychosocial and Patient-centered Programs's particular focus has been on patient-centered interviewing, personal awareness of the learner, and the primary care diagnosis and management of mental health problems, often in the form of medically unexplained symptoms.
The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations
Since 1981, the Foundations have focused grants in health care on “caring attitudes.” Trustees have been concerned that advances in technology and continuing changes in the health care system have diminished the humane aspects of patient care. Patients and their families often feel that their emotional, psychological, and spiritual needs are not adequately met when confronting illness
The Josiah Macy Foundation
The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation is dedicated to improving the health of the public by advancing the education and training of health professionals.
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation ‘s mission is to perpetuate the tradition of the caring doctor by emphasizing the importance of the relationship between the practitioner and the patient. Our objective is to help physicians-in-training become doctors who combine the high tech skills of cutting edge medicine with the high touch skills of effective communication, empathy and compassion.
Aetna Foundation The Aetna Foundation, the independent charitable and philanthropic arm of the Aetna Inc., helps build healthy communities by promoting volunteerism, forming partnerships, and funding initiatives that improve the quality of life where its employees and customers live and work.
Cardinal Health Foundation The Cardinal Health Foundation focuses its efforts on large regional and national programs that help improve access to and delivery of quality health care services.
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation seeks to develop outcome-based projects that will improve the quality of life for future generations.
Rx Foundation The Rx Foundation funds innovative projects to improve the quality of health care in the United States. While primary emphasis is given to medical and hospital staff procedures and practices affecting all levels and forms of inpatient and outpatient care, the Foundation also funds efforts to ensure greater access to medical services.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is devoted to improving health and health care, supporting training, education, research and projects that demonstrate effective ways to deliver health services, especially for the most vulnerable among us.
Blue Shield of California Foundation Blue Shield of California Foundation is committed to making health care effective, safe and accessible for all Californians, particularly underserved people, and to ending domestic violence.
Baxter International, Inc. For 75 years, Baxter International, Inc., has been applying innovative science to develop specialty therapeutics and medical products that save and sustain patients’ lives.
The Institute for Healthcare Advancement (IHA) is dedicated to empowering people to better health.
Institute of Medical Humanism is a Bennington, Vermont based non-profit committed to a community model that emphasizes the roles and responsibilities of patients, families and medical practitioners in facilitating communication about healthcare decisions and improving quality of care. The Institute's education division Center for Communication In Medicine® produces programs and tools to further understanding of the patient's perspective and the challenge for clinicians in caring for the person who is ill.
Kenneth B. Schwartz Center - The mission of the Kenneth B. Schwartz Center is to support and advance compassionate health care. The Schwartz Center provides grants and funding, and carries out its own initiatives to further its mission.
National Academies of Practice - NAP is known for its national interdisciplinary Health Policy Forums and its Membership Symposia.
National League for Nursing - NLN is a membership organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education. NLN offers faculty development programs, networking opportunities, testing and assessment, nursing research grants and public policy initiatives.
The NLNAC is responsible for the specialized accreditation of nursing education programs for both post secondary and higher degree programs in nursing education. NLNAC is the accrediting partner of the National League for Nursing.
Quality and Safety Education for Nurses addresses the challenge of preparing future nurses with the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to improve the quality and safety of the healthcare systems in which they work.
The Society of General Internal Medicine is a national medical society of 3,000 physicians who are the primary internal medicine faculty of every medical school and major teaching hospital in the United States. SHIM members teach medical students, residents, and fellows how to care for adult patients. They also conduct research that improves primary care, preventative measures, and treatment services for patients.
national medical society of 3,000 physicians who are the primary internal medicine faculty of every medical school and major teaching hospital in the United States. SGIM members teach medical students, residents, and fellows how to care for adult patients. They also conduct research that improves primary care, preventative measures, and treatment services for patients. - See more at: http://www.sgim.org/about-us#sthash.7QlKSB8P.dpuf
The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM)
is an association of nearly 5,000 innovative family medicine educators. These teachers include medical school professors, preceptors, residency program faculty, residency program directors and others involved in family medicine education.
The End of Life Physician Education Resource Center (EPERC)
- is a centralized, comprehensive resource for end of life physician educators. The site`s key feature is now operational, allowing registrants to search for abstracts of peer reviewed educational materials--as well as funding and training opportunities, significant articles, and suggested books.
- The U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Healthcare 411 audio news source provides practical health care information, research findings, and data to help consumers, health providers, health insurers, researchers, and policymakers make informed decisions about health care issues.