Fellowship Alumni Spotlight: Gregg Robbins-Welty, MD, MS, HEC-C

Gregg Robbins-Welty, MD, MS, HEC-C is an internist, psychiatrist, ethicist, and palliative medicine fellow at the University of Pittsburgh. He completed combined training and chief residency in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry, as well...
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From Pittsburgh to the World: JHF’s Vision for 2024

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) has been steadily advancing its agenda in 2024 with priorities in each organizational focus area: patient safety, workforce development, women's health, senior and long-term care, HIV/AIDS, and te...
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Death and Dying Fellows Put Learnings into Practice

 Since 2015, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation's (JHF's) Death & Dying Fellowship has endeavored to educate and inform the next generation of healthcare professionals on the nuances of communicating with patients and families e...
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Summer Patient Safety Fellowship Applications Now Open

Are you interested in exploring artificial intelligence and cutting-edge technology to revolutionize safety in health care? We invite you to apply for the summer, 9-week Patient Safety Fellowship hosted by the Jewish Healthcare Foundat...
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Feinstein Fellowships Alumni Spotlight: Selena Eisenberg

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation's Fellowship Alumni Spotlight series showcases some of the many incredible alumni of the Feinstein Fellowships.  Selena Eisenberg is a traditional midwife, founder of Igi Osè - Traditional Birth Se...
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Salk Health Activist Fellows Strategize for Timely Mental Health Reforms

During an unprecedented public health crisis facing the mental health system, the time is now for overdue mental health reforms. With a President and Governor committed to improving the mental health system, this year's Salk Health Act...
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2023 Salk Fellowship Focuses on Mental Health Policy in Pennsylvania

Now is the time for desperately needed mental health reforms, as both President Joseph Biden and Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro have voiced their commitment to mental health service expansion to meet the great demand. This fall's S...
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Patient Safety Challenge Fellowship Approaches Finale Expo on August 14

The 19th annual Patient Safety Fellowship hosted by the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI), Jewish Healthcare Foundation, and Health Careers Futures is looking toward the future in a different way this summer. The newly minte...
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Patient Safety Challenge Fellowship Brings a $5,000 Competition to its Multidisciplinary Cohort

The 19th annual Patient Safety Fellowship launched on May 31st to help inspire and equip students and innovators to reimagine safer care. This year's 37 fellows have been challenged to start from a patient/family perspective and redesi...
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Fellowship Alumni Spotlight: Mike Stancil

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation is launching a new spotlight series to showcase some of the many incredible alumni of the Feinstein Fellowships. Over the past 17 years, over 1,200 individuals have participated in a Feinstein Fellowshi...
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Death and Dying Fellowship Kicks Off

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF)'s 2023 Feinstein Fellowship on Death and Dying returned on January 23 with its first in-person session since 2020, held at the JHF offices in Downtown Pittsburgh. This year's fellowship welcomes 2...
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Salk Health Activist Fellows Develop Policy Strategies to Advance Issues in Pennsylvania

During a highly charged midterm election season, fellows from a diverse range of healthcare disciplines joined the Jewish Healthcare Foundation's Salk Health Activist Fellowship to develop effective advocacy strategies at the state-lev...
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Salk Fellowship Focuses on Equipping Health Activists with State-Level Advocacy Skills

During a fall election cycle that has Pennsylvania in the national spotlight for its tight political races with major implications on key healthcare issues, the Salk Health Activist Fellowship is focused on equipping healthcare activis...
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Patient Safety Fellows Identify Aspirational Solutions to Address Medical Errors

On July 27th, the 2022 Patient Safety Fellowship held its finale, concluding two months of learning focused on patient safety innovations and solutions across a multitude of lenses. The fellowship offered a deep dive into the history o...
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Patient Safety Fellowship Takes a Fresh Look at the Persistent Problem of Medical Error

Harms related to preventable medical error remain a leading cause of death in the United States, but health care has been slow to adopt solutions that have shown promise in other complex industries to create safer outcomes. To foster a...
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Death and Dying Fellowship Concludes

The 2022 Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) Death and Dying Fellowship completed its nine-session run on March 28. This year's program equipped 34 fellows from a broad range of disciplines with the skills to confront and discuss the le...
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Death and Dying Fellowship Important as Ever in COVID Era

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF)'s 2022 Feinstein Fellowship on Death and Dying commenced with its first virtual session on January 24. Over the nine three-hour sessions, participants will learn, confront, and discuss the legal, ...
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2021 Salk Health Activist Fellowship Concludes

The Salk Health Activist Fellowship wrapped on November 16, culminating in a program featuring presentations by fellows and remarks from esteemed experts in public health. The fellowship encouraged the next generation of health leaders...
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2021 Salk Fellowship Kicks Off, to Focus on Re-envisioning U.S. Public Health

The COVID-19 pandemic revealed how years of underfunding and political interference have crippled progress in U.S. public health systems at every level—as they currently operate and as they could be upgraded with modern technology. Wit...
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Young Innovators Pitch Solutions for JHF Fellowship Finale

The inaugural Young Innovators Healthcare Fellowship, funded through grants from the Grable Foundation and the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, concluded in August 2021 with a virtual finale event. In a collaborative and creative...
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