Meetings

  • Advancing the Science of Patient Input in Medical Product R&D: Towards a Research Agenda - A Workshop Date: May 9, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    An ad hoc committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) will plan and conduct a three-part workshop series to be held over the course of a two-year period. As part of FDA's continued focus on building a national governance system for evidence generation, the proposed focus of these workshops will be on the generation and utilization of real-world evidence to evaluate efficacy, effectiveness, tolerability, and safety for both review of new indications and postapproval studies. These workshops would include presentations and perspectives from thought and knowledge leaders representing a range of disciplines, including but not limited to federal regulatory and funding agencies, clinical and academic medicine and research, medical professional organizations, the regulated biopharmaceutical industry, patients and patient-focused and disease-advocacy organizations, payers, consumer organizations, health systems, and other interested stakeholders that represent the myriad views of those involved in drug, biologic, and device discovery, development, translation, and regulation. The workshop audiences are expected to be similarly diverse, and they will have opportunities to engage in discussion during the workshops.
  • Understanding and Overcoming the Challenge of Obesity and Overweight in the Armed Forces: A Workshop Date: May 7, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    A one-day public workshop that will examine the challenges posed by obesity and overweight in the armed forces and explore opportunities to overcome those challenges.
  • Tax Policy Webinar Date: April 30, 2018 (12:00 PM Eastern)

    On April 30, 2018, at 12 pm ET, a webinar will be held to offer an opportunity for discussion of commodity tax policy and how it can help shape community conditions for health and health equity.
  • A Systems Approach to Alleviating Work-induced Stress and Improving Health, Well-being, and Resilience of Health Professionals Within and Beyond Education: A Workshop Date: April 26, 2018 - April 27, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will conduct a 1.5-day public workshop to explore systems-level causes and downstream effects of job-related stress affecting all health professions working in learning environments both clinical and classroom settings.
  • Evidence-Based Practices for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Meeting #2 Date: April 24, 2018 (1:00 PM Eastern)

    The meeting will include a session to hear from researchers who have conducted similar reviews and grading of preparedness and response practices in the past to understand the nature of the evidence base as well as the methods used and the challenges experienced; as well as to hear from experts who can inform the prioritization of the public health preparedness capabilities.
  • Third Meeting of the Committee on Functional Assessment for Adults with Disabilities Date: April 19, 2018 (9:00 AM Eastern)

    The third meeting of the Committee on Functional Assessment for Adults with Disabilities will be held in Washington, DC, on April 19, 2018.
  • Implementing Quality Measures for Accountability in Community-based Care for People with Serious Illness: A Workshop Date: April 17, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    An ad hoc committee will plan and host a one-day public workshop to examine strategies, approaches, and key challenges to implementation of quality measures for community-based care programs for serious illness.
  • Examining Special Nutritional Requirements in Disease States: A Workshop Date: April 2, 2018 - April 3, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    A two-day public workshop that will explore the evidence for special nutritional requirements in disease states and medical conditions that cannot be met with a normal diet.
  • Report Webinar: The Safety and Quality of Abortion Care in the United States Date: March 23, 2018 (12:00 PM Eastern)

    On March 23, 2018, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will host a public webinar for the report on The Safety and Quality of Abortion Care in the United States.
  • Faith — Health Collaboration to Improve Population Health: A Workshop Date: March 22, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    On March 22, 2018, an ad hoc committee will plan and convene a one-day public workshop that will explore challenges and opportunities for health sector actors that engage with “faith-based health assets.