National Academy of Medicine

The Role of Health Care Profession Accreditors in Promoting Health and Well-Being across the Learning Continuum

ABSTRACT: As health care professionals strive to address the nation’s physical and mental
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Moving Research Into Practice: Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Weight Management for Cancer Patients and Survivors

  During and after treatment, cancer patients and survivors suffer from a range of
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Cancer Prevention and Control: Then and Now

Controlling or reducing the risk for cancer was a principal goal of the National Cancer Act, signed by President Nixon in 1971. Long before the human genome wa
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Integration of Oral Health and Primary Care: Communication, Coordination and Referral

Abstract This discussion paper focuses on some particularly challenging aspects of bridging primary care and oral heal
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Transformation: My Experience as a Patient and an Advocate in Three Chapters

On three separate occasions, I have heard the words, “You have cancer.” Each of these moments came at a very different point i
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A Vision for a Person-Centered Health Information System

  Introduction The person-centered health information system (PCHIS) of the future leverages information technology enhanced by artificial i
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A Pragmatic Approach for Organizations to Measure Health Care Professional Well-Being

Introduction There is a high prevalence of burnout, depression, and suicide among health care professionals (HCPs) [
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The Evolving Case for Public-Private Partnerships to Achieve the Global Goals

  Upon arriving in Kenya in 1987, I was a well-trained parasitologist who knew nothing about development, economics, po
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Actions to Improve Physical Activity Surveillance in the United States

Background Physical activity, which has been defined as “any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that results in energy ex
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Exploring the Potential of Tax Credits for Funding Population Health

Introduction Over the past several years, hundreds of regional multisector partnerships have formed across the country to improve pop
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