Meetings

  • Public Workshop for the Committee to Review the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium Date: March 7, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    The Committee to Review the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium will hold a public workshop on March 7, 2018 from 8 AM to 5:15 PM ET at the Keck Center in Washington, DC (500 Fifth Street NW, Washington, DC 20001). Attendees may register to attend in-person or listen to the workshop online. Space for in-person attendance is limited and attendees may be asked to view the workshop from an overflow room, should we reach capacity. For in-person attendees there will be an opportunity to address the committee; each individual will have 3 minutes to make his or her remarks. If you are unable to attend the meeting please feel free to submit public comments at any time to NaKDRIReview@nas.edu. There will also be a web-based public session on March 9, 2018 from 9:30 to 10:30 AM ET. For more information, please click here.
  • Meeting 4: Committee to Review the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium Open Session (Webinar) Date: March 9, 2018 (9:30 AM Eastern)

    The Committee to Review the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium will be holding a public meeting on March 9, 2018 from 9:30 am – 10:30 am ET via web conference only. During this meeting, Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika from Drexel University will discuss health implications of sodium intake for different subpopulations and will answer questions from the committee members. To view this web-based public meeting, please register using the link on the right side of the page. Please direct any questions to Meredith Young at myoung@nas.edu. There will also be a public workshop on March 7, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:15 PM ET. For more information, please click here.
  • Integrating Infectious Disease Considerations with Response to the Opioid Epidemic: A Workshop Date: March 12, 2018 - March 13, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    Infectious disease consequences of the opioid epidemic
  • Health Literacy and Older Adults: Reshaping the Landscape Date: March 13, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    The Roundtable on Health Literacy will host a public workshop featuring presentations and discussions of health literacy and healthy aging on March 13, 2018, at the Keck Center in Washington, DC.
  • Engaging the Private Sector Health Care System in Building Capacity to Respond to Threats to the Public’s Health and National Security Date: March 20, 2018 - March 21, 2018 (9:30 AM Eastern)

    The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will host a two-day public workshop on March 20-21, 2018 at the National Academies Building (NAS Auditorium) called Engaging the Private Sector Health Care System in Building Capacity to Respond to Threats to the Public’s Health and National Security. Through this workshop, the committee will bring together public and private sector partners to discuss approaches to aligning healthcare system incentives with the American public’s need for a healthcare system that is optimally prepared and scalable to manage acutely ill and injured patients during a disaster, public health emergency, or other mass casualty event.
  • Public Workshop of the Committee on the Use of Elastomeric Respirators in Health Care Date: March 22, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The Committee on the Use of Elastomeric Respirators in Health Care will host a public workshop on March 22, 2018 in Washington, DC
  • Faith — Health Collaboration to Improve Population Health 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Integration of Health Care and Social Services for People with Serious Illness: A Workshop Date: July 19, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    The Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness will host a public workshop on the integration of health and social services and its impact on people with serious illness.