Past Events

Leadership Consortium Biannual Members Meeting

March 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The biannual members meeting of the Leadership Consortium for a Value & Science-Driven Health System will take place on Thursday, March 23. This meeting is closed to the public, but if you would like more information, contact Emma Fine at

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Vital Directions for Health & Health Care: Priorities from a National Academy of Medicine Initiative

March 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: NAS Building2101 Constitution Avenue NW Washington, DC 20418 Lecture Room The National Academy of Medicine's Vital Directions for Health and Health Care Initiative has called on more than 150 leading experts across the country to assemble evidence-based strategies for advancing health and health care under the new presidential administration. On March 21, 2017, the […]

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Human Genome Editing: Science, Ethics, and Governance- Report Release Public Briefing

February 14, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

A full recording of the release event will be available soon. Date: February 14, 2017 | 11:00 AM ET Location: National Academy of Sciences Building (Lecture Room)  On February 14, 2017 at 11:00 AM EST, the National Academies of Sciences (NAS) and National Academy of Medicine (NAM) invite you to attend a public briefing for […]

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Optimizing Strategies for Clinical Decision Support: Meeting No. 3

February 10, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

In the final meeting of the meeting series, sponsored by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, participants seek to explore collaborative opportunities to accelerate progress in the real-time application and use of Clinical Decision Support (CDS) in informing health and health care decision making.

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Engaging Allies in the Culture of Health Movement

January 25, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

On January 25, 2017, the National Academy of Medicine hosted the first meeting of its ongoing Culture of Health program to engage allies in the culture of health movement. The NAM's Culture of Health program is a multiyear collaborative effort funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Topics at this meeting included: Health equity crosses […]

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Planning Meeting: NAM Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience

January 6, 2017 @ 12:00 am

On January 6, 2017, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) hosted the first meeting of the Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience, chaired by NAM president Victor Dzau and co-chaired by AAMC president and CEO Darrell Kirch and ACGME CEO Thomas Nasca. Launched in response to alarming rates of burnout and suicide across the […]

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Meeting of the Care Culture & Decision-Making Innovation Collaborative

December 7, 2016 @ 12:00 am

This meeting will work to address 3 core questions: Conceptual elements. What are the levers and opportunities for patient and family leaders and health system executives to use care culture as a tool to advance health outcomes? Lessons learned. What lessons can be gleaned from experiences to date with patient and family engaged care culture? […]

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2016 Richard & Hinda Rosenthal Symposium: Precision Population Health

December 6, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

  Please join the National Academy of Medicine for the 2016 Richard & Hinda Rosenthal Symposium in Seattle, Washington! Co-hosted by Victor J. Dzau, M.D., President of the National Academy of Medicine, and Paul G. Ramsey, M.D., CEO of UW Medicine and Dean of the UW School of Medicine 4:00–6:00 p.m. | Kane Hall 220 One-Hour Reception […]

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Pre-Release Webinar for Community Based Solutions to Promote Health Equity in the U.S.

December 1, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

When: December 1, 2016 | 1:00-2:00 PM ET. A full recording of the webinar will be available soon at We invite you to attend an informational, pre-release stakeholder webinar for the consensus study of the Committee on Community Based Solutions to Promote Health Equity in the United States, which will be released this winter. This […]

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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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