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National Medical Treatment Guardian Program

Resource type: Grants

Granted to University of New Mexico – Center for Health Law and Ethics


To establish a National Medical Treatment Guardian Program, through which at least five states will develop medical treatment guardian services for decisionally incapacitated persons who have no family or identified decision maker.

Grant Amount


Year Awarded



12 Months

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Global Impact:

United States

Historical Programme Affiliations:


Foundation Center Themes:

Guardianship, Bioethics

Foundation Center Approaches:

Program Creation, Professional Development