• Medical Product Shortages during Disasters: Opportunities to Predict, Prevent, and Respond - A Workshop Date: September 5, 2018 - September 6, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    A public workshop on medical product shortages during disasters will explore opportunities to predict, prevent, and respond to them will take place in Washington, DC on September 5-6, 2018.
  • Exploring Medical and Public Health Preparedness for a Nuclear Incident: A Workshop Date: August 22, 2018 - August 23, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will host a two-day public workshop on August 22-23, 2018 at the National Academies Building (Fred Kavli Auditorium) called Exploring Medical and Public Health Preparedness for a Nuclear Incident. Through this workshop, participants from government, NGO and private sector organizations will explore current assumptions behind and the status of medical and public health preparedness for a nuclear incident, examine potential changes in assumptions and approach, and discuss challenges and opportunities for capacity building in the current threat environment.
  • Evidence-Based Practices for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Meeting #3 Date: July 26, 2018 (9:00 AM Eastern)

    The meeting will include a session to hear to hear from experts who can inform the committee’s methodology for evaluating and grading evidence.
  • Integrating Health Care and Social Services for People with Serious Illness: A Workshop Date: July 19, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    The Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness will host a public workshop on the integration of health and social services and its impact on people with serious illness.
  • Committee on the Use of Elastomeric Respirators in Health Care Zoom Web-Conference Date: July 17, 2018 (1:30 PM Eastern)

    Committee on the Use of Elastomeric Respirators in Health Care Zoom Web-Conference
  • Examining the Impact of Real-World Evidence on Medical Product Development: Application Date: July 17, 2018 - July 18, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    An ad hoc committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) will plan and conduct a three-part workshop series to be held over the course of a two-year period. As part of FDA's continued focus on building a national governance system for evidence generation, the proposed focus of these workshops will be on the generation and utilization of real-world evidence to evaluate efficacy, effectiveness, tolerability, and safety for both review of new indications and postapproval studies. These workshops would include presentations and perspectives from thought and knowledge leaders representing a range of disciplines, including but not limited to federal regulatory and funding agencies, clinical and academic medicine and research, medical professional organizations, the regulated biopharmaceutical industry, patients and patient-focused and disease-advocacy organizations, payers, consumer organizations, health systems, and other interested stakeholders that represent the myriad views of those involved in drug, biologic, and device discovery, development, translation, and regulation. The workshop audiences are expected to be similarly diverse, and they will have opportunities to engage in discussion during the workshops.
  • Return of Research Results: Report Release Webinar Date: July 10, 2018 (11:00 AM Eastern)

    Return of Research Results Consensus Study Report Release Webinar
  • Understanding Disparities in Access to Genomic Medicine: A Workshop Date: June 27, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The Roundtable on Genomics and Precision Health hosted a public workshop on June 27, 2018 to explore disparities in access to genetic/genomic services that exist across different segments of the population (e.g., in medically underserved areas and populations, across different racial/ethnic groups, and socioeconomic levels). The workshop discussed model programs of care for diverse patient populations, with a focus on examining current challenges, approaches, and best practices for alleviating disparities in access, which may include the geographic distribution of providers and services and the potential role of telemedicine. Workshop discussions focused on insurance coverage for genetic/genomic services, along with the financial costs for patients of genetic testing and downstream care.
  • Harnessing Mobile Technology to Predict, Diagnose, Monitor, and Develop Treatments for Nervous System Disorders: A Workshop Date: June 5, 2018 - June 6, 2018 (1:30 PM Eastern)

    The Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders will host a public workshop to help advance the appropriate use of devices and mobile technology to predict, diagnose, monitor, assess adherence, and develop treatments for CNS disorders
  • Public Workshop of the Committee on the Use of Elastomeric Respirators in Health Care Date: May 22, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The Committee on the Use of Elastomeric Respirators in Health Care will host a public workshop on May 22, 2018 in Washington, DC.