The Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation is a privately endowed philanthropy located in the borough of Manhattan, New York City.

The Foundation supports programs designed to improve the education of health professionals in the interest of the health of the public.

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Developing a Strong Primary Care Workforce

A meeting funded by the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation
April 20, 2009, Washington, D.C.

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Revisiting the Medical School Educational Mission at a Time of Expansion

Proceedings of the Conference Chaired by Jordan J. Cohen, M.D.
Published by the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation, 2009

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“The Foundation is to devote its interests to the fundamental aspects of health, of sickness, and of the methods for the relief of suffering” and that the Foundation would “take more interest in the architecture of ideas than in the architecture of buildings and laboratories.”

Kate Macy Ladd