Past Events

Meeting 2: Committee on Applying Neurobiological and Socio-behavioral Sciences from Prenatal Through Early Childhood Development: A Health Equity Approach

August 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

 On August 6, 2018, the committee on Applying Neurobiological and Socio-behavioral Sciences from Prenatal through Early Childhood Development: A Health Equity Approach hosted a workshop at the Keck Center of the National Academies. The workshop was jointly hosted by the Health and Medicine Division's Board on Population Health and Public Practice and the National Academy of Medicine's […]

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Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic – Meeting #1

July 27, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic, led by the National Academy of Medicine with the Aspen Institute as a founding partner, is a public-private partnership of over 30 organizations committed to reducing rates of opioid abuse and improving outcomes for individuals, families, and communities impacted by addiction. Members include federal, state, and […]

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Committee on Integrating Social Needs Care into the Delivery of Health Care to Improve the Nation’s Health: Meeting #1

July 16, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

An ad hoc committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will examine the potential for integrating services addressing social needs and the social determinants of health into the delivery of health care to achieve better health outcomes and to address major challenges facing the U.S. health care system. The committee will discuss: […]

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Digital Learning Collaborative Meeting

June 28, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Meeting Focus: Patient ownership of health data - implications for a learning health system. Motivating Questions: Potential: Countless health data points are generated and collected daily in routine care and treatment, through research studies, by personal assessment and monitoring activities – yet only a tiny fraction are applied for care improvement or treatment discovery. If […]

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Meeting 2 of the Committee on the Neurobiological and Socio-behavioral Science of Adolescent Development and Its Applications

June 6, 2018 @ 8:45 am - 5:30 pm

On June 6, 2018, the Committee on the Neurobiological and Socio-behavioral Science of Adolescent Development and Its Applications hosted a public workshop in Washington, DC. This workshop included presentations and discussions on adolescents in the 21st century, the developmental process of adolescence, adolescents and technology, and cross-system, approaches to promoting adolescent development. The workshop also included […]

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“Bending the Arc” Screening and Panel Discussion

June 5, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 6:15 pm

Join the National Academy of Medicine for a free screening of the critically acclaimed documentary Bending the Arc, followed by an expert panel discussion. About the Film The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice. They bent it faster. Dr. Paul Farmer, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, activist Ophelia Dahl, Todd McCormack, and […]

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Evidence and the Individual Patient: Understanding Heterogeneous Treatment Effects for Patient-Centered Care

May 31, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

This conference, convened by the National Academy of Medicine and the Predictive Analytics and Comparative Effectiveness (PACE) Center at Tufts Medical Center, explored the inherent limitations of using group data to guide treatment decisions for individuals. Topics included examining HTE as it pertains to personalized decision-making and precision medicine, modifying care in light of personalized […]

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Meeting of the Care Culture and Decision-Making Innovation Collaborative

May 17, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Meeting focus:  Community health needs assessments as a means to activate communities in co-creating agendas to promote health and well-being.    Motivating questions: Purposes: What are the ways in which community health needs assessments activate communities to actively address health issues, and promote population health and well-being? Practices: What are promising examples of communities demonstrating […]

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Establishing Clinician Well-Being as a National Priority (Meeting 3)

May 2, 2018

To ensure high-quality patient care and build a more effective health system, we depend on a healthy, productive, and engaged clinician workforce. But, increasingly, U.S. health care providers are burned out. Our nation stands at a critical crossroads. Health care spending is at an all-time high, yet Americans are less healthy than peers in other […]

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Improving Care for High-Need Patients: A Webinar Series (Health Share of Oregon)

April 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sponsored by the Peterson Center on Healthcare, this webinar series is an extension of the landmark NAM Special Publication, Effective Care for High-Need Patients: Opportunities for Improving Outcomes, Value, and Health. This webinar featured Health Share of Oregon, a Portland-based coordinated care organization and their work in improving care for high-need patients.  The discussion highlighted unique […]

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Improving Care for High-Need Patients: A Webinar Series (Health Quality Partners)

March 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sponsored by the Peterson Center on Healthcare, this webinar series is an extension of the landmark NAM Special Publication, Effective Care for High-Need Patients: Opportunities for Improving Outcomes, Value, and Health.This webinar featured Health Quality Partners, a Pennsylvania-based not-for-profit research and development organization, and their advanced preventative care model targeting elderly complex patients.  The discussion centered […]

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Leadership Consortium Members Meeting

March 21, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The biannual members meeting of the Leadership Consortium for a Value & Science-Driven Health System occurred on Wednesday, March 21. The meeting centered around generating stakeholder demand and action for data sharing, linkage, and use for continuous learning.  Specific objectives included: Assessing the landscape. Consider opportunities and best practices for using clinical, claims, patient-generated, public […]

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Building the Evidence Base for Improving Health Care: Contributions, Opportunities, and Priorities

February 26, 2018 @ 9:00 am - February 27, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

Meeting Focus: Contributions of health services research (HSR) to effectiveness and efficiency in health and health care, and key priorities for HSR as a means of generating the evidence required to guide transformative progress in the next two decades. Core Questions: Contributions: How has HSR contributed to improvement in health gains and health care access, […]

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Improving Care for High-Need Patients: A Webinar Series (Commonwealth Care Alliance)

February 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Sponsored by the Peterson Center on Healthcare, this webinar series is an extension of the landmark NAM Special Publication, Effective Care for High-Need Patients: Opportunities for Improving Outcomes, Value, and Health. This webinar featured Boston’s Commonwealth Care Alliance, a not-for-profit, community-based health care organization, sharing their experience implementing the One Care program to improve care […]

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Preventing Threats to Children’s Well-Being in DC: A Conversation with the Next Generation of Leaders

February 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Where: Keck Center at 500 5th Street NW, Washington DC 20001 - Room 100 Meeting agenda>> Keynote speaker slides>> Background: Many children in the DC area are exposed to lead through unsafe living conditions, such as lead paint or contaminated water. Another threat to children’s well-being is posed by Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)—events that traumatize children […]

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