National Academy of Medicine

Poor Education Predicts Poor Health – A Challenge Unmet by American Medicine

  In his first address to Congress, George Washington urged their promotion of “Science and Literature” as the surest bas
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Business Engagement to Promote Healthy Communities Through Child and Family Well-Being

    Why does business care about child and family well-being to promote community health? Traditionally,
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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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Exploring the Potential of Tax Credits for Funding Population Health

Introduction Over the past several years, hundreds of regional multisector partnerships have formed across the country to improve po
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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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A Call to Strengthen Mental Health Supports for Refugee Children and Youth

  A refugee is someone who has fled from his or her home country and cannot return because he or she has a well-founded f
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