National Academy of Medicine

Investing in Children to Promote America’s Prosperity

“America, the land of opportunity” has been the historical rallying cry inspiring individuals to work their hardest to succeed. Although today’s chi
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Pediatricians Play Important Role in Decreasing Sugary Drink Intake in Young Children

Today’s children face serious health risks tied to poor nutrition. A recent study predicted that more than 50 perce
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Defining an Accountable Community for Health for Children and Families

Introduction We are in the midst of a transformation of our health care system. The shift from volume to value and the correspondi
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A Unified Foundation to Support a Highly Qualified Early Childhood Workforce

  As a result of the recommendations from the report Transforming the Workforce for Children Birth Through Age 8: A Unifying
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Connecting Stakeholders to Bridge the Divide: Upskilling Virginia’s Early Childhood Educators

  Case Study to Bridge the Divide: Upskilling Virginia’s Early Childhood Educators Over the past 18 mon
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Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Starts in Childhood

The importance of good nutrition practices on health and well-being has been recognized for thousands of years. One familiar quote attributed to
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Building Health Literacy and Family Engagement in Head Start Communities: A Case Study

Policy makers, government agencies, and community organizations seeking to improve health outcomes in vulnerable po
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