National Academy of Medicine

Third Annual DC Public Health Case Challenge: Supporting Mental Health in Older Veterans

In 2015 the National Academy of Medicine and the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement of the National Academie
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Social Determinants of Health 101 for Health Care: Five Plus Five

Introduction Social determinants of health (SDoH) is a relatively new term in health care. As defined by the World Health Organization (W
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It’s Time to Harmonize Clinical Trial Site Standards

Climbing costs and lengthy time frames of clinical trials are significant bottlenecks in medical product development. Despite the fact that scientific
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The Role of Accreditation in Achieving the Quadruple Aim

Intersections of Accreditation Interprofessional education (IPE) and collaborative practice continue to gain momentum within the health sector. R
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Public Health 3.0: A Call to Action for Public Health to Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century

Public health is what we do together as a society to ensure the conditions in which everyone can be healthy. Although many sector
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Breaking a Culture of Silence: The Role of State Medical Boards

Introduction By Sandeep P. Kishore The NAM Perspectives paper “Breaking the Culture of Silence on Physician Suicide” [1] brought together f
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The Interplay of Community Trauma, Diet, and Physical Activity: Solutions for Public Health

Diet- and activity-related illnesses—such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, and type 2 diabetes—can shorten life
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Alternatives to Antibiotics: Why and How

The antibiotic resistance problem is caused by the evolution and transfer of genes that confer resistance to medically important antibiotics into human pathogens.
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Health Literacy Insights for Health Crises

Introduction Typically, the authorities and experts on public health practices are public health officials. The public expects these officials to offer importa
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