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Displaying: 11 to 16 of 16 Meetings
Immigration as a Social Determinant of Health: A Workshop
Date: November 28, 2017 (8:30 AM Pacific)
On November 28, 2017, the Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity will host a one-day public workshop entitled Immigration as a Social Determinant of Health. The workshop will feature speaker presentations and discussions on laws and policies and their implications on immigrant and population health.
Financing and Payment Strategies to Support High-Quality Care for People with Serious Illness: A Workshop
Date: November 29, 2017 (8:00 AM Eastern)
This public workshop will examine how various financing and payment approaches can help support delivery of high-quality care for serious illness.
Exploring Tax Policy to Advance Population Health, Health Equity, and Economic Prosperity: A Workshop
Date: December 7, 2017 (8:30 AM Pacific)
Workshop on tax policies to further population health.
Urbanization and Slums: New Transmission Pathways of Infectious Diseases in the Built Environment—A Workshop
Date: December 12, 2017 - December 13, 2017 (1:00 PM Eastern)
A 1.5 day workshop to examine new transmission pathways in the urban built environment that affect human health, starting with the current state of science on microbial communities to bridging the drivers and interventions.
Improving Cancer Diagnosis and Care: Patient Access to Oncologic Imaging and Pathology Expertise and Technologies: A Workshop
Date: February 12, 2018 - February 13, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The National Cancer Policy Forum will hold a public workshop on February 12-13, 2018 to examine strategies to ensure that patients have access to appropriate oncologic pathology and imaging expertise and technologies to inform their cancer diagnosis, treatment planning, assessment of treatment response, and oncologic surveillance.
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.