Past Events

Webinar: Tapering Guidance for Opioids: Existing Best Practices and Evidence Standards

July 22, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic will host a public webinar on opioid tapering, utilizing experts in the field who will discuss current guidance for opioid tapering, how it is applied in practice, and the strength of the evidence behind it. Five panelists will present various patient case scenarios and discuss pain management challenges through patient and caregiver perspectives, in order to inform best practices and identify evidence gaps.

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Care Culture and Decision-Making Innovation Collaborative Meeting

June 19, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

The meeting of the Care Culture and Decision-Making Innovation Collaborative (CCDmIC) took place on June 19, 2019. If you would like more information, please contact Anna Cupito at acupito@nas.edu. This meeting focused on a review of the CCDmIC work group progress on community health needs assessments, community engagement metrics, and technologies for engagement. The work […]

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Messaging to Advance Health Equity in Public Policy– A Culture of Health Webinar

June 12, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

On June 12, the NAM hosted the second webinar in its Culture of Health Program Webinar Series.   The National Academies report Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity concluded that health equity is crucial and health inequity is costly. Communities across the country are deploying action strategies to reduce health inequities. However, it can […]

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Future of Nursing 2030 Chicago Town Hall

June 7, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Date: June 7, 2019 | 8:30 am to 12:30 pm CT Address: Malcolm X College Auditorium 1900 West Jackson Blvd Chicago, IL 60612   About This EventThe Committee on the Future of Nursing 2020-2030 would like to hear your insights on ways to advance the nursing profession to help our nation create a culture of […]

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Establishing Clinician Well-Being as a National Priority (Meeting 5)

May 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - May 29, 2019 @ 5:30 pm

On May 28-29, 2019, the Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience hosted a public meeting in Chicago, IL. This meeting featured expert panels on issues related to redesigning the clinical learning environment. To ensure high-quality patient care and build a more effective health system, we depend on a healthy, productive, and engaged clinician workforce. […]

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NAM Leadership Consortium – Digital Health Learning and Clinical Effectiveness Research Collaboratives Meeting

May 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

This meeting of the Digital Health Learning (DHLC) and Clinical Effectiveness Research Collaboratives (CERIC) focused on peer-reviewed journal publication frameworks that promote dissemination of evidence developed by learning health systems. A premise of the learning health system is that data developed during the delivery of care will contribute evidence about the comparative effectiveness of preventive […]

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Report Release Webinar- The Promise of Adolescence: Realizing Opportunity for All Youth

May 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This public webinar about the new National Academies' report, The Promise of Adolescence: Realizing Opportunity for All Youth, included an overview of the study process and discussion of the report’s conclusions, recommendations, and key messages. Speakers included:Richard J. Bonnie (Chair), University of VirginiaAnna Aizer, Brown UniversityAngela Diaz, Mount Sinai Adolescent Health CenterJoanna Lee Williams, University of Virginia    […]

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

April 30, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

   The opioid crisis is complex. Together, we can overcome it.  This public meeting of the Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic included an open, public session on Tuesday, April 30 from 9am - 1pm. This open session included a keynote presentation and updates from the four working groups of the Action Collaborative. Don't […]

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Procuring Interoperability Special Publication Webinar

April 16, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

 The National Academy of Medicine held a webinar on April 16, 2019 to discuss the NAM Special Publication Procuring Interoperability: Achieving High-Quality, Connected, and Person-Centered Care.  Realizing the promise of digital technology will depend on the ability to share information across time and space from multiple devices, sources, systems, and organizations. The major barrier to […]

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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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