Past Events

Engaging the Private Sector and Developing Partnerships to Advance Health and the Sustainable Development Goals – A Workshop

June 23, 2016 @ 12:00 am - June 24, 2016 @ 12:00 am

Where: New York Academy of Medicine (Room 20) An ad hoc committee will be appointed to plan a 2-day public workshop to explore the potential of partnerships between the public sector, the private sector, and civil society to advance the health focused targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The workshop will feature invited presentations and […]

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Implementation of Lung Cancer Screening

June 20, 2016 @ 12:00 am - June 21, 2016 @ 12:00 am

Where: Keck Center (Room 100) This is a workshop from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Lung cancer is the third most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. Relative to other types of cancer, lung cancer often has a poor prognosis. The overall 5 year relative survival […]

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Community Violence as a Population Health Issue

June 16, 2016 @ 12:00 am

The Roundtable on Population Health of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will hold a one-day public workshop exploring trauma-informed approaches to community violence through a health equity lens. This workshop will highlight and explore examples of community based organizations using trauma-informed approaches to treat violence and build safe and healthy communities; strategies […]

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Multimodal Therapies for Nervous System Disorders

June 14, 2016 @ 12:00 am - June 15, 2016 @ 12:00 am

Where: Keck Center Multimodal therapy approaches (i.e., combinations of interventions aimed at different aspects of a disease) are emerging as a potential approach to enhance clinical outcomes for patients with nervous system disorders. This could include, for example, a drug prescribed along with a device, psychosocial intervention, lifestyle adjustment, or dietary intervention. While such an […]

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The Intersections Among Health Disparities, Disabilities, Health Equity, and Health Literacy

June 14, 2016 @ 12:00 am

Where: NAS Building (Room 120) On June 14, 2016 The Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will co-host a one-day workshop with the Roundtable on Health Literacy on the The Intersections Among Health Disparities, Disabilities, Health Equity, and Health […]

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Workshop on Exploring Data and Metrics of Value at the Intersection of Health Care and Transportation

June 6, 2016 @ 8:00 am - June 7, 2016 @ 12:30 pm

Where: NAS Building (Room 125) The Health and Medicine Division and the Transportation Research Board, program divisions of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, will jointly conduct a two-day workshop intended to examine community level data relating to building partnerships between health and transportation providers, including identifying data from health care providers, existing measures, and […]

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Public Report Release by the Committee on Accessible and Affordable Hearing Health Care for Adults

June 2, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: Keck Center (Room 100) The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will host a public release for the report by the Committee on Accessible and Affordable Hearing Health Care for Adults. This will take place June 2, 2016 at the Keck Center of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Washington, […]

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Assessing Progress in End-of-Life and Serious Illness Care

May 23, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

On May 23, 2016, representatives from 93 stakeholder organizations met to assess progress since the release of the Dying in America report in September 2014, identify remaining barriers, and agree on priority action items.

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Meeting of the Care Culture & Decision-Making Innovation Collaborative

May 18, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Meeting focus: Strategic priorities in advancing the evidence base for patient- and family-engaged care  Core questions: What is the current evidence of impact for various dimensions of patient- and family-engaged care? To what extent are patients and families involved in shaping the research agendas in health and health care? What are the priorities in accelerating […]

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Vaccines: Ebola, SARS, MERS, Nipah, Zika virus, and beyond

May 15, 2016 @ 12:00 am - May 16, 2016 @ 12:00 am

*This event is invite-only and is closed to the general public* This international forum is being held under the Chatham House Rule. The purpose is to build on the momentum generated by Ebola and Zika to focus attention on the need for comprehensive reform of the vaccine development process and how to accelerate the availability of […]

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Identifying the Role of Violence Prevention in the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals

May 12, 2016 @ 12:00 am - May 13, 2016 @ 12:00 am

Where: Keck Center (Room 100) Adopted by global leaders in September 2015, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) build upon the success of the eight anti-poverty Millennium Development Goals adopted and in 2000 and supported globally through 2015. The 17 goals and 169 targets are expansive in their reach and will require collaborative, transnational efforts in […]

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Public Report Release: Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice

May 10, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: NAS Building (Room 120) The Board on Children, Youth, and Families and the Committee on Law and Justice's will hold a public release of the report: Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice. This briefing on the release of a new consensus report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will feature members […]

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Workshop on Big Data and Analytics for Infectious Disease Research, Operations, and Policy

May 10, 2016 @ 8:00 am - May 11, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Where: Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC With the amount of data in our world exploding, big data could generate significant value in the field of infectious disease. The increased use of social media provides an opportunity to improve public health surveillance systems and develop predictive models. Advances in machine learning and crowdsourcing may also offer […]

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Health Impact Assessments: Their Role in Transportation Planning Webinar

May 4, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Transportation Research Board of the National Academies s cosponsoring a webinar on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET that will feature how Health Impact Assessments (HIAs) affect transportation planning. HIAs provide a way to assess the health impacts of policies, plans, and projects in various economic sectors using quantitative, qualitative, and […]

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Advancing the Power of Economic Evidence to Inform Investments in Children, Youth, and Families

May 2, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Where: Keck Center (Room 100) On Monday, May 2, 2016, members from the Committee on the Use of Economic Evidence to Inform Investments in Children, Youth, and Families will hold a stakeholder engagement meeting at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, located at 500 5th Street, N.W., in Washington, D.C. You are invited […]

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