Grants to Advance the Work of Practicing Physicians

 

The Physicians Foundation is pleased to offer grant opportunities to qualified organizations seeking to advance the work of practicing physicians and improve the delivery and quality of patient care. The initiatives supported through our grants have successfully assisted physicians across a wide range of practice settings in addressing clinical and operational challenges.

 

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Grants Portfolio

Mindful Physician Leadership Program This 24-month project proposes to do host two 10-month Mindful Physician Leadership Program tracks (MPLP1 and MPLP2) each year. The tracks have a similar structure (retreats, community meetings, buddy system / peer coaching, and web-based support), but differ in curriculum.  Total combined activities over two years would include 100 physicians, 8 retreat days and 60 community meetings....

Kanof Institute for Physician Leadership The NCMS Foundation’s Kanof Institute for Physician Leadership operates four leadership development courses that prepare NC physicians to lead others to transform the health care system. KIPL’s courses provide physicians the tools & skills necessary to move from traditional fee-for-service payment and care delivery to alternative payment & care delivery models...

Young Physician Leadership Program The Connecticut State Medical Society's Young Physician Leadership Program (YPLP) will define leadership,explain the basic skills and characteristics of effective leaders, and introduce tools to improve leadership skills and style. The participants will learn how to influence discussions and recognize their own roles as a leader, develop their own leadership style, understand how to...

HMA Physician Leadership and Management Academy The Hawaii Medical Foundation seeks to launch the statewide HMA Physician Leadership and Management Academy (PLMA). It proposes a focused and collaborative curricula design process for two courses: (1) the 1.5-day Shidler course, and (2) a series of live and pre-produced webinars produced locally and by other state medical association affiliated programs. The PLMA will build...

The four month program will hold three sessions per month for three hours each. The sessions will be held at Bryant University in the Executive Center. The 12 sessions will cover Interpersonal Communication, Collaboration and Teamwork, Influence and Negotiation, Emotional Intelligence, Managing Conflict, Change Management, Leading as a Coach, Developing Political Savvy, Creating a Culture of Quality, Health Policy, Corporate Communications...

Many physician-led organizations in the U.S. are eager to implement leadership education programs but have not for various reasons. This project will identify five such organizations through a competitive process and partner with them to deliver a comprehensive 1.5 day training program for their members. The program will feature training modules and resources that have been rigorously tested, refined and...

Kansas Medical Foundation plans to expand its leadership institute which currently is a one-day program offering physicians an introduction to leadership principles. KMF will partner with the Kansas Leadership Center to broaden the scope of the Leadership Institute in three areas. The Fellows program will offer in person sessions and webinars highlighting leadership competencies and coaching for physicians. KMF will...

ACCMA and ACCMA CHF will partner with UC Berkeley Haas School of Business to deliver the Transformational Physician Leaders Program. The program will be offered through 6 3-hour sessions offered on weekends and evenings over 6 months. The program will target 25 physicain participants in year 1 and 30 in year 2.  Some of the session modules included in the curriculum are: Making a Difference...

The Utah Physician Leadership Development program consists of three courses: 1) Proven Skills for a New Era in Health Care is the basic course and is 2.5 days. 2) Health Care Innovation in Action is an advanced 2.5 day course that requires the basic course as a prerequisite. 3) Effectively Negotiating as a Woman Physician is a 3 hour course that is covering an issue that...

The Physician Advisory Network is a leadership development program enabling physicians to lead public health programs. The TCMS created the Network to provide physicians with tools and resources specific to tobacco products. The Network model has three components: 1. A toolkit of materials and resources, 2. In-person training curriculum, 3. Physician-led opportunities. TMSF used the Network model and developed a system to address...

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