The Future of Nursing 2020-2030
Town Hall Meetings
Age-Related Changes in Interpersonal Trust Behavior: Can Neuroscience Inform Public Policy?
Recently, questions have been raised about climate science. The National Academies have addressed many of these questions in our independent, evidence-based reports. We are speaking out to support the cumulative scientific evidence for climate change and the...
On May 17, 2019, Victor J. Dzau received an honorary degree from Western University Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. He was among nineteen distinguished individuals to receive honorary degrees when Western University hosted its 313th Convocation this...
New Report Calls for Policies and Practices to Promote Positive Adolescent Development and Close the Opportunity Gap
The changes in brain structure and connectivity that occur between the ages of 10 and 25 present adolescents with unique opportunities for positive, life-shaping development, and for recovering from past adversity, says a new report from the National Academies of...
NAM President Victor Dzau Gives Keynote Address at Commencement for the University of Texas Southwestern
Dr. Victor Dzau, President of the National Academy of Medicine gave the keynote address at Commencement exercises for the Medical School of the University of Texas Southwestern on May 7, 2019. He spoke about the changing landscape of health and medicine and the social...
The Future of Health Services Research: Advancing Health Systems Research and Practice in the United States
A Special Publication from the National Academy of Medicine
Health services research is “the multidisciplinary field of scientific investigation that studies how social factors, financing systems, organizational structures and processes, health technologies, and personal behaviors affect access to health care and the quality and cost of health care.” Since the 1960s, health services research has provided the foundation for progress, effectiveness, and value in health care. Ironically, at a time in which appreciation has… never been higher for both the need and potential from health services research, the political and financial support for sustenance and growth appear to be weakening.