The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Royal Society (the science academy of the UK) are joining the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine in co-hosting an international summit on human gene editing to be held December 1-3 in Washington, DC. Subscribe to be notified when registration is available.

At this meeting of the Care Culture and Decision-making Innovation Collaborative (CCDmIC), participants will: Explore how perspectives on care culture vary by stakeholder — patients and families, clinicians, and systems. Examine approaches for assessing and reporting results of initiatives to improve patient and family involvement in quality, evidence, and value. Consider the state of the evidence base on the effectiveness of patient and family initiatives to improve care outcomes and quality. Discuss activities, trends, and prospects for tools that assist and improve the results of partnered decisions by patients and clinicians. There is limited capacity for this meeting. If you are interested in participating, please contact Mina Bakhtiar ( to inquire about available space or if you are interested in tuning in via Webex. Presentations:  In order of the Agenda: Assessing the Impact of Patient and Family Initiatives: the Evidence, Sue Sheridan Assessing the Impact of Patient and Family Initiatives: the Evidence, Susan Frampton Patient and Family Engagement: Emerging Evidence and Research Opportunities, Helene Moriarty Challenges in Providing Decision Support to Patients, Floyd J. Fowler Agenda >> Meeting Logistics >> Meeting Highlights >> 

This workshop will explore different strategies for framing the dialogue on equity and inequity among racial and ethnic groups to advance population health equity. This workshop builds on two previous roundtable events, the September 2015 workshop on advancing the science to improve population health and the September 2014 workshop on communicating to advance public health.

This proposed workshop will bring together key stakeholders and experts to discuss the research priorities needed to inform medical and public health practice that can be implemented under real-world conditions to better understand the true risk that the Zika virus poses to the public in the U.S. and adequate prevention efforts and interventions to mitigate that risk.

Formerly the Electronic Health Records Innovation Collaborative (EHRIC), the Digital Learning Collaborative (DLC) is an ad hoc convening activity under the auspices of the NAM Leadership Consortium for Value & Science-Driven Health Care.