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Email: press@abimfoundation.org

Primary contact:
Erin Frantz, Media Relations Coordinator
(215) 399-1766

Secondary contact:
John Held, Director of Communications
(215) 446-3572

New Grants Available From ABIM Foundation to Advance Stewardship Competencies in Medical Education and Training

The ABIM Foundation announced a grant program to foster innovations and new approaches to integrating stewardship competencies and better decision making in medical education and training.

Winners Named in Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely® Challenge

Medical education teams at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Case Western Reserve University, the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, the Medical College of Wisconsin, McGill University, The Mount Sinai Hospital, The University of Chicago and Brigham and Woman’s Hospital were named winners of the Costs of Care and ABIM Foundation Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely Challenge.

New $4.2 Million Grant Program to Support Health Care Organization Implementation of Choosing Wisely® Recommendations

The ABIM Foundation has received a $4.2 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to continue advancing its Choosing Wisely campaign.

Costs of Care and ABIM Foundation Seek Innovations and Bright Ideas in Advancing Stewardship in Medical Education

Costs of Care and the ABIM Foundation are launching the second annual Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely Challenge to help identify the most promising innovations and bright ideas for teaching high-value care and stewardship to medical trainees.

ABIM Foundation Announces New Members of Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees oversees the ABIM Foundation by advancing the Foundation’s work in medical professionalism. The Board includes many national leaders in the health care community who have served on the American Board of Internal Medicine’s Board of Directors.

McGraw-Hill Education and the ABIM Foundation announce the publication of the definitive guide to teaching and practicing professionalism in medicine

Published by McGraw-Hill Medical in partnership with the ABIM Foundation,Understanding Medical Professionalism is a groundbreaking new book that teaches health care students and clinicians how to deliver the highest quality patient care through professionalism in medical practice.

ABIM Foundation Announces Top Articles in Medical Professionalism

A committee of physicians, a medical student and other leaders in health care reviewed more than 100 peer reviewed articles published in 2013 and selected the winners.

Survey: Physicians Aware Many Tests and Procedures are Unnecessary, See Themselves as Solution

Nearly three out of four U.S. physicians say the frequency with which doctors order unnecessary medical tests and procedures is a serious problem for America’s health care system.

Choosing Wisely continues Conversation about Unnecessary Care with Release of New Lists in 2014

To date, 60 societies and 16 consumer groups have joined the Choosing Wisely effort.

ABIM Foundation Announces New Tools to Enhance Physician Communication Skills

The ABIM Foundation announces new education modules, developed by Drexel University College of Medicine and nine medical specialty societies, to help physicians engage their patients in conversations about tests and procedures to question.