National Academy of Medicine

Cancer Prevention and Control: Then and Now

Controlling or reducing the risk for cancer was a principal goal of the National Cancer Act, signed by President Nixon in 1971. Long before the human genome w
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Integration of Oral Health and Primary Care: Communication, Coordination and Referral

Abstract This discussion paper focuses on some particularly challenging aspects of bridging primary care and oral hea
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The Case for Health Literacy – Moving from Equality to Liberation

The majority of health literacy research focuses on providing support to patients and strengthening individual health literacy skills. Th
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When Conscience Calls for Treatment: The Challenge of Reproductive Care in Religious Hospitals

On January 18, 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the creation of a Conscien
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Redesigning Provider Payments to Reduce Long-Term Costs by Promoting Healthy Development

ABSTRACT | Cognitive, affective, and behavioral health (CAB) conditions are among the costliest and fastest grow
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Third Annual DC Public Health Case Challenge: Supporting Mental Health in Older Veterans

In 2015 the National Academy of Medicine and the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement of the National Academi
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Social Determinants of Health 101 for Health Care: Five Plus Five

Introduction Social determinants of health (SDoH) is a relatively new term in health care. As defined by the World Health Organization (
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