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To launch a nationwide education campaign on autonomy in medical decision-making and the use of advance directives. This impetus comes from recent Federal legislation, The Patient Self-Determination Act, which requires that all agencies that receive Medicare or Medicaid funds inform patients of their rights.

Grant Amount


Year Awarded



12 Months

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Global Impact:

United States

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Foundation Center Themes:

Bioethics, Patients' Rights

Foundation Center Approaches:

Professional Development, Public Engagement & Education