Past Events

Post-Hong Kong: Human Genome Editing’s Brave New World

March 27, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CSIS Headquarters, 2nd Floor This event will be webcast live from the CSIS page. A firestorm followed Professor He Jiankui’s disturbing announcement last fall in Hong Kong that he had made heritable genetic changes in human embryos that resulted in the birth of twin girls. Critics […]

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Leadership Consortium Members Meeting

March 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The biannual members meeting of the Leadership Consortium for a Value & Science-Driven Health System took place on March 21, 2019. The meeting centered around reviewing the strategic initiative elements for two of the Leadership Consortium’s Collaboratives: the Digital Learning Collaborative (health data as a core utility) and the Care Culture & Decision-making Collaborative (individual and […]

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Public Session for the Committee on the Future of Nursing 2020-2030

March 20, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

The Committee on The Future of Nursing 2020-2030 held a public session on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 from 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM ET in Washington, DC (2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418). This committee has been tasked by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to extend the vision for the nursing profession into 2030 […]

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Engaging Allies in the Culture of Health Movement: Stakeholder Meeting #4 (Role of Anchor Institutions)

March 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

On March 12, 2019, the NAM hosted a stakeholder meeting to explore the catalytic role of anchor institutions in addressing the social determinants of health and improving health equity in communities across the nation. Participants included senior leaders from universities, hospitals, major employers, and other anchor institutions.  The key objectives of the meeting were to: […]

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Gustav O. Lienhard Award Lecture

February 27, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The National Academy of Medicine held the inaugural Gustav O. Lienhard Award Lecture on February 27, 2019, honoring 2018 recipient Stuart Altman.Day/Time/Location: February 27, 2019, 4:30pm - 7:00pm - Historic National Academy of Sciences Building, 2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC Dr. Altman, currently Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy at Brandeis University, received […]

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Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic Webinar

February 13, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The National Academy of Medicine held a webinar on February 13, 2019 featuring an overview of the Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic and the work it will undertake over the next two years to share knowledge, align initiatives, and advance multisector solutions to improve outcomes for those impacted by the opioid epidemic.  Every […]

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Clinical Effectiveness Research Innovation Collaborative Meeting

February 7, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

The biannual meeting of the Clinical Effectiveness Research Innovation Collaborative took place on February 7, 2019. For more information, contact Mahnoor Ahmed, Research Associate, at MAhmed@nas.edu. Meeting Focus: Stakeholder convening for the NAM Generating Support and Demand for Health Data Sharing, Linkage, and Use initiative to review the progress and develop principles, approaches, and strategies for addressing barriers to […]

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The Future of Health Services Research Special Publication Webinar

January 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The National Academy of Medicine held a webinar on January 24, 2019 to discuss The Future of Health Services Research: Advancing Health Systems Research and Practice in the United States.Date/Time:  January 24, 2019, 1:00 - 2:30pm EST      Health services research is "the multidisciplinary field of scientific investigation that studies how social factors, financing systems, […]

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2019 Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Symposium

January 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The 2019 Richard & Hinda Rosenthal Symposium, ‘Behavior change to improve health for all.’ was held on 17 January 2019, co-hosted by the US National Academy of Medicine and the UK Academy of Medical Sciences. The Rosenthal discussion series is supported by the generosity of the Richard & Hinda Rosenthal Foundation to bring greater attention to critical health policy issues.

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Care Culture and Decision-Making Innovation Collaborative Meeting

January 17, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

The meeting of the Working Group on Technologies to Enhance Person, Family, & Community Engagement, an undertaking of the Care Culture and Decision-Making Innovation Collaborative, took place on January 17, 2019. If you would like more information, please contact Anna Cupito at acupito@nas.edu. Meeting Focus: Convening of the NAM Working Group on Technologies to Enhance Person, Family, & […]

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Digital Learning Innovation Collaborative Meeting

January 16, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

The biannual meeting of the Digital Learning Innovation Collaborative took place on January 16, 2019. For more information, contact Mahnoor Ahmed, Research Associate, at MAhmed@nas.edu. Meeting Focus: Convening of the NAM Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) in Health Care Working Group and external experts to discuss a draft NAM Special Publication describing the […]

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Meeting of the Care Culture and Decision-Making Innovation Collaborative

December 6, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The biannual meeting of the Care Culture and Decision-Making Innovation Collaborative took place on December 6th, 2018. The afternoon session of this meeting was closed to the public. If you would like more information, contact Anna Cupito at acupito@nas.edu. Meeting Focus: Convening of the NAM Working Group on Community Health Needs Assessments: Principles & Practices Motivating questions: Purposes: […]

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Defining and Unpacking the Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity–A Culture of Health Webinar

November 29, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) held the first webinar in its Culture of Health Webinar Series on November 29, 2018. Date/Time: November 29, 2018, 4:00 – 5:00 pm ESTThe National Academies report Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity identified 9 social determinants of health and how these determinants impact our health and the health […]

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Meeting #2 – Committee on Systems Approaches to Improve Patient Care by Supporting Clinician Well-Being

November 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:45 pm

The Committee on Systems Approaches to Improve Patient Care by Supporting Clinician Well-Being will hold its second public meeting on November 27, 2018 in the Lecture Room at the National Academy of Sciences building (2101 Constitution Ave, NW, 20418). A webcast will be available. The Committee has invited speakers to cover a variety of topics […]

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Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing

November 27, 2018 @ 12:00 am - November 29, 2018 @ 12:00 am

    President of the National Academy of Medicine Victor J. Dzau will join Marcia McNutt, president of the National Academy of Sciences, Lap-Chee Tsui, president of the Academy of Sciences of Hong Kong, and Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, president of the Royal Society of London for the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing. The summit […]

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