The Doctor’s Advocate | First Quarter 2021
Foundation News

Foundation Announces 2020 Grant Recipients

Following a highly competitive 2020 grant cycle with a focus on innovation, The Doctors Company Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded grants to support three new projects:

  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and NYC Health + Hospitals
    An intuitive, nonintrusive approach to reduce patient harm from inappropriate dosing of high-risk drugs in older adult patients across an urban safety net hospital system
  • Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School
    Immersive Virtual Reality Environment for Training Acute Care Teams (iREACT)
  • Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation
    Perioperative Deterioration: Early Recognition, Rapid Response, and the End of Failure-to-Rescue

With these grants, the Foundation demonstrates its ongoing commitment to patient safety. We look forward to providing study outcomes and publications as they become available.

Learn more about The Doctors Company Foundation, its grant application process, and how it supports patient safety research and educational training.

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