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Activating Health Professionals to Lead Climate Action

The National Academy of Medicine, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Health Care Without Harm, and Practice Greenhealth invited health care leaders, professionals of all disciplines, people working in education and health care, and anyone interested in climate and health care to attend a webinar, Activating Health Professionals to Lead Climate Action.  This free event showcased stories […]

Confronting Workforce Shortages and Health Worker Well-Being

The NAM’s Clinician Well-Being Collaborative held an engaging hybrid event on Confronting Workforce Shortages and Health Worker Well-Being: Harnessing Lessons from Rural Health Settings, co-hosted with the Council for Medical Specialty Societies and the University of Kansas Medical Center. This convening was in Kansas City and livestreamed for the public.  This meeting aimed to: Frame […]

After Roe: Preventing Harassment and Violence against Health Professionals Who Provide Reproductive Care

On December 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET, join the Standing Committee for Reproductive Health, Equity, and Society and the Committee on Human Rights for a webinar to examine escalating concerns related to violence against health care professionals providing reproductive care following the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Supreme Court decision. A […]

Harm Reduction Services for People Who Use Drugs: Exploring Data Collection, Evidence Gaps, and Research Needs – A Workshop

Harm Reduction Services for People Who Use Drugs: Exploring Data Collection, Evidence Gaps, and Research Needs Date and Time: Day 1: Tuesday, January 30, 2024, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET Day 2: Wednesday, January 31, 2024, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET Where: Register here to access the virtual link A planning committee of the National Academies of Sciences, […]

Climate Communities Network Meeting #2

The Climate Communities Network (CCN) hosted a closed virtual meeting for Members and Strategic Partners to: Review and discuss Meeting #1 deliverables, including the Member Action Plan template and Strategic Framework Discuss the CCN governance structure in order to identify representatives for Climate Grand Challenge opportunities, including the CCN Steering Committee Present on and collectively […]

After Roe: Pressing Issues Around Contraception Access

On February 20 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. ET, join the Standing Committee on Reproductive Health, Equity, and Society for a public webinar on to examine pressing issues around accessibility of contraception since the Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. A panel featuring health care providers and researchers will address the […]

Collaborative Short-Term Action to Advance America’s Health

The health challenges facing the United States in the 21st century require a reinvigorated, feasible approach to public health and accountable population health – an approach that leverages traditional public health institutions working in close partnership with health systems and social services. This approach will require better leveraging of digital data systems, biomedical innovations, and […]

Health Workforce Well-Being Day Celebratory Event

In an ongoing commitment to prioritize health workforce well-being, the NAM established the Health Workforce Well-Being Day on March 18, and hosted a kickoff event celebrating the inaugural Day on March 11. The annual day in March will bring together national and institutional leaders, policymakers, patients and communities, and health workers of all professions to […]

Intersection of DEI with Health Worker Well-Being: A Systems Approach

The NAM Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being hosted a hybrid convening on The Intersection of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with Health Worker Well-Being, on Monday, March 11, 2024. Ensuring the well-being of a health workforce that reflects a growing, aging, and more racially and ethnically diverse U.S. population is synergistic with implementing strategies for diversity, […]

Connecting the Dots Between Climate Change, Health, and Equity (Nepal Workshop 1)

The National Academy of Medicine, the Partnership for Sustainable Development Nepal, the Nepal Health Research Council, the National Academy of Science and Technology, Nepal, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health, the Institute for Global Health & Development at The Aga Khan University and The InterAcademy Partnership are co-hosting a two-day workshop called connecting the dots […]

RWJF Health Policy Fellows Applicant Information Sessions

The RWJF Health Policy Fellows program is an outstanding opportunity for exceptional mid-career health professionals, behavioral/social scientists, and others with an interest in health and health policy. Learn more. Applications will open on August 1st, 2024. Information sessions will be held in the interim to prepare potential applicants for the process. Upcoming Information Sessions Tuesday, April […]

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