National Academy of Medicine

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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Fifth Annual DC Public Health Case Challenge

In 2017, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and M
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Implementing Optimal Team-Based Care to Reduce Clinician Burnout

Introduction Team-based health care has been linked to improved patient outcomes and may also be a means to improve clinician well-being
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Clinical Perspectives on Obesity Treatment: Challenges, Gaps, and Promising Opportunities

Introduction In April 2017, the Roundtable on Obesity Solutions of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering,
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A Call to Strengthen Mental Health Supports for Refugee Children and Youth

  A refugee is someone who has fled from his or her home country and cannot return because he or she has a well-founded fe
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Nursing, Trauma, and Reflective Writing

  The young nurse returned to room seven. Finishing up her charting just a moment earlier, she glanced at her watch and knew she couldn’t postpone going into h
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