National Academy of Medicine

Fifth Annual DC Public Health Case Challenge

In 2017, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and
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Clinical Perspectives on Obesity Treatment: Challenges, Gaps, and Promising Opportunities

Introduction In April 2017, the Roundtable on Obesity Solutions of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering
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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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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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Public Health 3.0: A Call to Action for Public Health to Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century

Public health is what we do together as a society to ensure the conditions in which everyone can be healthy. Although many secto
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Health Literacy and the Arts: An Intersection Worth Exploring

Introduction In recent years, health literacy is increasingly viewed as aligning complexities and tasks with people’s skills and abilities.
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