The National Academies
Health and Medicine Division
Explore by Topic
Biomedical and Health Research
Children, Youth and Families
Food and Nutrition
Health Care Workforce
Health Services, Coverage, and Access
Military and Veterans Health
Quality and Patient Safety
Select Populations and Health Equity
Substance Use and Mental Health
Displaying: 1 to 10 of 1009 Meetings
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.
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.
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.
The Impact of Incarceration and Reentry on Community Health and Well-Being: A Workshop
Date: June 6, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
On June 6, 2018, the Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity held a one-day public workshop on Impact of Incarceration and Reentry on Community Health and Well-Being in Philadelphia, PA.
Harnessing Mobile Technology to Predict, Diagnose, Monitor, and Develop Treatments for Nervous System Disorders: A Workshop
Date: June 5, 2018 - June 6, 2018 (1:30 PM Eastern)
The Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders will host a public workshop to help advance the appropriate use of devices and mobile technology to predict, diagnose, monitor, assess adherence, and develop treatments for CNS disorders
Meeting 1: Committee on Applying Neurobiological and Socio-behavioral Sciences from Prenatal through Early Childhood Development: A Health Equity Approach
Date: May 31, 2018 (11:30 AM Eastern)
On May 31, 2018, the committee on Applying Neurobiological and Socio-behavioral Sciences from Prenatal through Early Childhood Development will host a brief public session through Zoom.
Public Workshop of the Committee on the Use of Elastomeric Respirators in Health Care
Date: May 22, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
The Committee on the Use of Elastomeric Respirators in Health Care will host a public workshop on May 22, 2018 in Washington, DC.