On March 12, 2018, the NAM will host a stakeholder meeting to explore the catalytic role of anchor institutions in addressing the social determinants of health and improving health equity in communities across the nation. Participants will include senior leaders from universities, hospitals, major employers, and other anchor institutions. 

On October 1, 2018, the committee on Applying Neurobiological and Socio-behavioral Sciences from Prenatal through Early Childhood Development: A Health Equity Approach will host a short workshop at the Beckman Center of the National Academies in Irvine, California. The workshop will feature speaker presentations and discussions that address components of the committee’s statement of task. Registration is now open. The agenda will be posted shortly. For more information, please contact Anna Martin at AMartin@nas.edu This consensus study is part of the NAM’s Culture of Health Program. Don’t miss a thing! Join our mailing list for important updates.

An ad hoc committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will examine the potential for integrating services addressing social needs and the social determinants of health into the delivery of health care to achieve better health outcomes and to address major challenges facing the U.S. health care system.