Institute on Medcine
as a Profession
The Institute on Medicine as a Profession aims to set forth
a vision for professionalism in the 21st century and to
promote that vision through research and policy initiatives.
It seeks to promote professionalism as a field and a force.
Thus, IMAP will focus research attention on the past, present,
and future role of professionalism in guiding individual
behavior and collective action, including accountability,
transparency, service, and advocacy.
Center for the Study of Society and Medicine
The Center for the Study of Society and Medicine is an interdisciplinary
institution, examining the complex interactions between
medicine and society. Center faculty use historical, sociological,
literary, and philosophical methods to analyze clinical
practices and biomedical research to broaden the training
for health care professionals. Through an understanding
of medicine in its full social and cultural context, the
Center works to inform patient care and public policy.
Open Society Institute's Medicine
as a Profession Initiative
The Open Society Institute's Medicine as a Profession (MAP)
initiative seeks to invigorate the principles of professionalism
in medicine to advance trust, quality, and integrity in
American healthcare. It strives to reinstill a sense of
trust and integrity in the medical profession. Through its
grantmaking, MAP has supported efforts by physicians to
improve the quality, distribution, and accessibility of
health care in the United States.