Past Events

Digital Learning Collaborative

December 1, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

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. It was created to provide a venue for joint activities that can accelerate progress towards the digital infrastructure necessary for continuous improvement […]

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Clinical Effectiveness Research Innovation Collaborative Meeting

November 3, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

An ad hoc convening activity under the auspices of the NAM Leadership Consortium, the Clinical Effectiveness Innovation Collaborative (CERIC) provides a venue for information exchange and knowledge sharing among researchers working to develop and apply innovative approaches to evidence generation for health care decisions. Work focuses on identifying key barriers to and opportunities for advancing […]

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ONC Meeting: Optimizing Strategies for Clinical Decision Support Meeting No. 2

October 27, 2016 @ 12:00 am

In the second of three meetings, sponsored by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, participants seek to explore and discuss opportunities and practical strategies for improving clinical decision support (CDS) practices and adoption. Presentations:  Welcome, Introduction, and Overview: Opening Remarks, B. Vindell Washington  Workgroup Reports: Creating, managing, and curating content, Kensaku […]

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Models of Care for High-Need Patients: Workshop 3

October 21, 2016 @ 12:00 am

Sponsored by the Peterson Center on Healthcare and convened by the National Academy of Medicine, this meeting will engage stakeholders in a discussion of the issues, challenges, and approaches that present the greatest opportunity creating models of care for high-need patients. The third and final of three meetings, this workshop is aimed at advancing approaches, […]

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NAM Annual Meeting 2016 – Scientific Program

October 17, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Reversing the Dramatic, 30-Year Rise in Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes  What promising, new directions exist for reversing the dramatic rise of obesity and type 2 diabetes over the past three decades?   Program Features The Key Drivers of Obesity, the Onset of Type 2 Diabetes, and Promising New Directions to Reduce Risk Moderator: Griffin […]

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2016 NAM Annual Meeting – Complete Program for Members

October 15, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - October 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

The National Academy of Medicine will hold its annual meeting on Sunday and Monday, October 16-17, 2016 in Washington, DC at the National Academy of Sciences Building. Sunday events are for members only. Monday's symposium on Reversing The Dramatic, 30-Year Rise In Obesity And Type 2 Diabetes is open to the public. New members elected in 2015 will be honored at an event […]

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Driving Action and Progress on Obesity Prevention and Treatment

September 27, 2016 @ 12:00 am

This is an event of the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.  Have we tipped the scale towards achieving a healthy weight? What are the most promising opportunities that will drive future progress and action in obesity prevention and treatment? Beginning with a spirited conversation with former Surgeon […]

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Vital Directions for Health and Health Care: A National Conversation

September 26, 2016 @ 8:55 am - 5:45 pm

What's next for U.S. health policy? As we look ahead to a new presidential administration, we face not only daunting challenges, but tremendous opportunities. To inform debate and decision making at this critical juncture, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) launched Vital Directions for Health and Health Care. Guided by an 18-member steering committee, the NAM […]

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Leadership Consortium Biannual Members Meeting

September 22, 2016 @ 12:00 am

The biannual members meeting of the Leadership Consortium for a Value & Science-Driven Health System will take place on September 22, 2016. This meeting is closed to the public, but if you would like more information, contact Gwen Hughes at

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Value Incentives & Systems Innovation Collaborative Meeting

September 16, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Where: Keck Center of the National Academies (Room 101) About this Event An ad hoc convening activity, under the auspices of the NAM Leadership Consortium for Value & Science-Driven Health Care, the Value Incentives & Systems Innovation Collaborative (VISIC) seeks to build on the foundation of prior work engaged by the Consortium to develop a […]

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Accelerating Clinical Knowledge Generation and Use: Strategic Scale and Spread

September 8, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

This event will be held at the Keck Center in Room 100 Meeting focus: Health executive leadership for development, spread, and scaling of a continuously learning health system. Core questions/discussion points: Benefits: What are the specific and identifiable benefits (care, evidence, outcomes, and value) to be gained from the infrastructure envisioned? Examples from PCORnet, the […]

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Human Gene Editing Open Committee Meeting

July 12, 2016 @ 8:45 am - 12:30 pm

The National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Medicine Committee on Human Gene Editing is planning to hold an open public session on July 12 from 8:45AM-12:30PM EST. At the meeting, invited experts will discuss social issues regarding human gene editing, including race and genetics in US history and the intersection of moral views […]

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Dissemination Workshop on the Strategies to Improve Cardiac Arrest Survival

July 11, 2016 @ 12:00 am - July 12, 2016 @ 12:00 am

Where: NAS Building (Auditorium) The dissemination workshop on the Strategies to Improve Cardiac Arrest Survival will be held on July 11-12, 2016 in Washington DC. For further information on the workshop, please visit the committee activity page.  

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Clinician Resilience and Well-Being

July 7, 2016 @ 8:15 am - September 12, 2016 @ 12:30 pm

On July 7, 2016, the National Academy of Medicine hosted a closed working meeting for leaders from more than 30 professional organizations to examine the issue of clinician resilience and well-being. For more information or to become involved in future activities related to clinician resilience, please email

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Strengthening the Workforce to Support Community Living and Participation for Older Adults and People with Disabilities

June 27, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Where: Keck Center (Room 100) This is a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine workshop. For more information, please contact: Board on Health Sciences Policy

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