Past Events

Workshop on Nutrition Care in Outpatient Oncology

March 14, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Where: Keck Center (Room 100) Watch the webcast >> Register>> Agenda>> The planning committee on Assessing Nutrition Care in Outpatient Oncology will be hosting a workshop on March 14, 2016, in Keck 100 that will be open to the public. For more information, contact Noa Nir: Phone: 202-334-3498 Email: fnbannouncements@nas.edu

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Asia Launch of A Global Health Risk Framework for the Future

March 13, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Report Recommendations of the Commission on a Global Health Risk Framework for the FutureSet up by the U.S. National Academy in 2015 following the large-scale outbreaks of SARS, H1N1, Ebola, MERS-CoV and other emerging infectious diseases, the Commission comprises 17 members from different countries and experts in finance, government, R&D, health systems, and social sciences. […]

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Community Based Solutions to Promote Health Equity in the United States

March 7, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

This is an event of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.  Where: NAS Building (Room 120) View Webcast >> Register>> Agenda >> The committee on Community Based Solutions to Promote Health Equity in the United States will hold an open session meeting on March 7, 2016 in the National Academy […]

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DC Public Health Case Challenge Follow Up Event: Supporting Mental Health in Older Veterans

March 4, 2016 @ 2:15 pm - 6:45 pm

Where: Keck Center (Room 106) Agenda >>  Background: This event was a follow-up to the annual DC Public Health Case Challenge, which invites undergrad and grad students at local universities to come up with proposals to address a specific DC public health problem – it is similar to a business school-style case competition. The 2015 case […]

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Neuroscience Trials of the Future: A Workshop

March 3, 2016 @ 8:30 am - March 4, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

This is an event of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.  Where: Keck Center (Room 100) Register>> Agenda>> While major strides have been made over the past two decades in basic neurosciences, the pace of translation into more effective treatments has eluded the field. Among the many factors contributing to […]

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Health Literacy and Precision Medicine: An Important Partnership

March 2, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

This is an event of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.  Where: Keck Center (Room 100) Register>> On March 2, 2016 the Roundtable on Health Literacy of the Institute of Medicine will conduct a workshop on Health Literacy and Precision Medicine: An Important Partnership. The workshop will feature invited presentations […]

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Value Incentives & Systems Innovation Collaborative Meeting No. 1

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

An ad hoc convening activity, under the auspices of the NAM Leadership Consortium, the Value Incentives & Systems Innovation Collaborative (VISIC) seeks to build on the foundation of prior work engaged by the Consortium to develop a learning health system by convening organizations and individuals actively working to deign, develop, test, and evaluate innovative approaches […]

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Policy Issues in the Clinical Development and Use of Immunotherapy for Cancer Treatment

February 29, 2016 @ 8:00 am - March 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm

This is an event of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.  Where: Keck Center (Room 100) Register>> Agenda>> Immunotherapy is a form of targeted cancer therapy that aims to harnesses the body's immune system to destroy cancer cells. Targeted immunotherapies are being developed to treat many different forms of cancer, […]

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Committee on the Clinical Trials During the 2014-2015 Ebola Outbreak

February 22, 2016 @ 12:00 am - February 23, 2016 @ 12:00 am

This is an event of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.  Where: Keck Center (2/22: Room 100; 2/23: Room 101) Register >> Agenda >> The first meeting of the Committee on Clinical Trials During the 2014-2015 Ebola Outbreak will take place on February 22 in Room 100 and February 23 […]

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Digital Learning Collaborative

February 18, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Where: NAS Building (Lecture Room) Topics: Biomedical and Health Research, Health Services, Coverage and Access, Quality, and Patient Safety 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 […]

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Research Priorities to Inform Public Health and Medical Practice for Domestic Zika Virus: A Workshop

February 16, 2016 @ 12:00 am

  Archived Videos >> Agenda>> Where: National Academy of Sciences Building (Auditorium) Background: Zika virus, a single-stranded RNA virus of the Flaviviridae family, transmitted to humans primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito, is endemic to parts of Africa and Asia, and has recently spread to South and Central America, and the Caribbean. […]

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Human Gene Editing: Scientific, Medical, and Ethical Considerations

February 11, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Where: The Keck Center (Room 100) Agenda>> Register>> Live Webcast>> With the conclusion of last December's International Summit on Human Gene Editing, the second component of the Human Gene Editing Initiative is now moving forward: a comprehensive study of the scientific underpinnings of human gene-editing technologies, their potential use in biomedical research and medicine -- […]

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Workshop on the Health Risks of Indoor Exposure to Particulate Matter

February 10, 2016 @ 8:30 am - February 11, 2016 @ 5:30 pm

This is an event of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.  Where: Keck Center (Room 201) The Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will convene a public workshop on February 10-11, 2016 to discuss the state of the science on the health effects of […]

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The Nation’s Medical Countermeasure Stockpile: Opportunities to Improve the Sustainability of the CDC Strategic National Stockpile – A Workshop

February 4, 2016 @ 8:00 am - February 5, 2016 @ 5:30 pm

This is an event of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.  Where: Keck Center (Room 100) | 500 Fifth Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 The first workshop of the Standing Committee for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Strategic National Stockpile will take place February 4-5, 2016 at […]

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Framing the Dialogue on Race and Ethnicity to Advance Health Equity: A Workshop

February 4, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

This is an event of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.  Where: National Academy of Sciences Building (Lecture Room) | There are several areas of public health where the evidence for improving the underlying factors that shape poor health outcomes of vulnerable populations is robust, but is not effectively communicated […]

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