• E-Newsletter – Winter 2016

    The Physicians Foundation is hopeful that future healthcare policies better address the challenges practicing physicians are facing in today’s healthcare system. The Foundation’s goal is to ensure a more supportive and flexible environment to sustain medical practice. To read the full Winter 2016 e-newsletter, click the blue arrow.

  • Grantee Perspective: Empowering Physicians to Lead Improvements in Healthcare

    The Physicians Foundation awarded a grant to the Brandeis Physician Leadership Conference to support physician leader training in tackling healthcare challenges. Jon Chilingerian, Ph.D., Program Director for the Brandeis Health Leadership Program, discusses how this program has partnered with the Physicians Foundation to provide academic and leadership growth for effective healthcare delivery. To read the full interview, click the blue arrow.

  • The Foundation's Biennial 2016 Physician Survey

    A survey of more than 17,000 U.S. physicians found that they continue to struggle to maintain morale levels, adapt to changing delivery and payment models, and provide patients with reasonable access to care. The combination of these factors leaves a majority of physicians feeling that they lack time to provide the highest level of care.

  • Video: Poverty and the Myths of Health Care Reform

    Gain insight into the impact of social determinants on healthcare costs based on findings from the new book release, "Poverty and the Myths of Health Care Reform." To hear from colleagues of the late author, Richard (Buz) Cooper, M.D., click the blue arrow.


Our Mission: To empower physicians to lead in the delivery of high-quality, cost-efficient healthcare.

Focus Areas

Healthcare Reform

We provide physicians with critical resources to help them understand the impact of healthcare reform and legislative changes.

Practice Trends

We research and map the key trends and changes impacting how physicians practice to help deliver quality care to patients.

Physician Leadership

We help physicians build leadership skills that drive both healthcare excellence and improvements in future healthcare delivery.

Physician Shortage

We are continuously assessing the supply of physicians to ensure that the current and future needs of all patients are met.

Health IT

We focus on demonstrating the practical use of health information technology for improving healthcare delivery.