National Academy of Medicine

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 Evolving Case for Public-Private Partnerships to Achieve the Global Goals

  Upon arriving in Kenya in 1987, I was a well-trained parasitologist who knew nothing about development, economics, p
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Actions to Improve Physical Activity Surveillance in the United States

Background Physical activity, which has been defined as “any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that results in energy e
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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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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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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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