• Meeting #1 - Committee on Integrating Social Needs Care into the Delivery of Health Care to Improve the Nation's Health Date: July 16, 2018 - July 17, 2018 (9:00 AM Eastern)

    The first meeting of the Committee on Integrating Social Needs Care into the Delivery of Health Care to Improve the Nation's Health was on July 16-17, 2018 at the National Academies Keck Center located at 500 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, D.C. July 16th will be a closed session in the morning, and a half day open session from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. The second day, July 17th, was a full day closed session.
  • Advancing Progress in the Development of Combination Cancer Therapies with Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors: A Workshop Date: July 16, 2018 - July 17, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    The National Cancer Policy Forum will hold a public workshop on July 16-17, 2018 to examine the opportunities to improve the clinical development of immune checkpoint inhibitor therapies for cancer, including in the context of site-agnostic indications.
  • Report Release: Housing, Health, and Homelessness Date: July 11, 2018 (11:00 AM Eastern)

    On July 11th, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's Science and Technology for Sustainability Program and the Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice will host a public release of a new joint report, Permanent Supportive Housing: Evaluating the Evidence for Improving Health Outcomes among People Experiencing Chronic Homelessness.
  • The Intersection of Behavioral Health, Mental Health, and Health Literacy: A Workshop Date: July 11, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    On July 11, 2018, the Roundtable on Health Literacy will host a workshop focused on the intersection of behavioral health, mental health, and health literacy.
  • Return of Research Results: Report Release Webinar Date: July 10, 2018 (11:00 AM Eastern)

    Return of Research Results Consensus Study Report Release Webinar
  • Understanding Disparities in Access to Genomic Medicine: A Workshop Date: June 27, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The Roundtable on Genomics and Precision Health hosted a public workshop on June 27, 2018 to explore disparities in access to genetic/genomic services that exist across different segments of the population (e.g., in medically underserved areas and populations, across different racial/ethnic groups, and socioeconomic levels). The workshop discussed model programs of care for diverse patient populations, with a focus on examining current challenges, approaches, and best practices for alleviating disparities in access, which may include the geographic distribution of providers and services and the potential role of telemedicine. Workshop discussions focused on insurance coverage for genetic/genomic services, along with the financial costs for patients of genetic testing and downstream care.
  • School Success: An Opportunity for Population Health Action – A Workshop Date: June 14, 2018 (8:15 AM Pacific)

    On June 14, the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement held a one-day public workshop at the California Endowment Oakland Conference Center focused on aspects of pre-K through 12th grade education metrics that are relevant and potentially useful to the health sector, given the recognition of education as a key influence on health outcomes and community well-being.
  • Global Health Transitions and Sustainable Solutions: The Role of Partnerships—A Workshop Date: June 13, 2018 - June 14, 2018 (1:00 PM Eastern)

    An ad-hoc committee will plan a 1.5-day public workshop to explore economic and programmatic transitions and sustainable solutions in global health and the role of partnerships during and after these transitions. The workshop will feature invited presentations and discussions.
  • The Current Understanding of Pre-Pregnancy Weight, Gestational Weight Gain, and the Impacts on Maternal and Child Health Among Women with Obesity: A Virtual Workshop (Webinar) Date: June 13, 2018 (12:00 PM Eastern)

    This virtual workshop will examine issues related to obesity before, during, and after pregnancy. The webinar will feature individual invited speakers and presentations that build on previous topics covered by the Academies since the 2009 report on weight gain in pregnancy, including prepregnancy weight status, gestational weight gain, and effects of gestational weight gain on maternal and child health.
  • Understanding the Economics of Microbial Threats—A Workshop Date: June 12, 2018 - June 13, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    A 1.5-day public workshop that will examine the interaction of economic activity and microbial threats, including infectious disease outbreaks and antimicrobial resistance.