• Second Public Health Dimensions of Cognitive Aging Workshop Date: June 9, 2014 (8:00 AM Pacific)

    The Committee on the Public Health Dimensions of Cognitive Aging will hold a public workshop on June 9 in Irvine, CA.
  • The Science of Children - Birth to Age 8: Public Session #2 Date: April 29, 2014 (8:00 AM Pacific)

    The Science of Children - Birth to Age 8 Public Session April 29, 2014
  • Regional Disaster Response Coordination to Support Health Outcomes: Workshop #1 (Irvine, CA) Date: March 26, 2014 (8:30 AM Pacific)

    An ad hoc planning committee will organize and conduct a series of three regional workshops that will explore opportunities to strengthen regional coordination in response to a large-scale multi-jurisdictional disaster. Each regional workshop will explore mechanisms to strengthen coordination between multiple jurisdictions in individual regions to ensure fair and equitable treatment to communities from all impacted jurisdictions. Local, state, and national leaders will be invited to share their efforts and experiences in organizing regional disaster response plans. In addition, other key stakeholders including a broad spectrum of providers from emergency management, first responder, medical, and public health sectors will also be invited to participate in the discussion. In particular, the workshops will:
  • Meeting 3: Recommended Social and Behavioral Domains and Measures for Electronic Health Records Date: February 6, 2014 (8:30 AM Pacific)

    The Institute of Medicine is in the process of forming a consensus committee in order to identify domains and measures that capture the social determinants of health to inform the development of recommendations for Stage 3 meaningful use...
  • IOM Committee on Core Metrics for Better Health at Lower Cost: Meeting 2 Date: January 7, 2014 - January 8, 2014 (8:00 AM Pacific)

    An ad hoc committee is conducting a study and preparing a report directed at exploring measurement of individual and population health outcomes and costs, identifying fragilities and gaps in available systems, and considering approaches and priorities for developing the measures necessary for a continuously learning and improving health system.
  • Implications of Health Literacy for Public Health: A Workshop Date: November 21, 2013 (8:30 AM Pacific)

    Roundtable on Health Literacy Workshop
  • Meeting 8: Identifying and Prioritizing New Preventive Vaccines, Phase II Date: March 27, 2013 - March 28, 2013 (8:00 AM Pacific)

    SMART Vaccines meeting 8
  • Child Maltreatment Committee Meeting # 4 Date: February 25, 2013 - February 26, 2013 (8:00 AM Pacific)

    Building on Phase 1, an IOM committee will conduct a full study that will culminate in an updated version of the 1993 NRC publication entitled Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect. Similar to the 1993 report, the updated report resulting from this study will provide recommendations for allocating existing research funds and also suggest funding mechanisms and topic areas to which new resources could be allocated or enhanced resources could be redirected.
  • Meeting 4: Committee to Review the Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides (Ninth Biennial Update) Date: January 16, 2013 - January 18, 2013 (9:00 AM Pacific)

    The fourth meeting of the Committee to Review the Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides (Ninth Biennial Update).
  • Improving the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Genomic Science Translation: A Workshop Date: December 3, 2012 (8:30 AM Pacific)

    Improving the translation of genomic discoveries will require collaborative efforts among stakeholders to encourage innovative and transformational research. The Roundtable on Translating Genomic-Based Research for Health will host a workshop to examine how basic science can best be positioned to foster successful translation of early genomic discoveries. The presentations and discussions will explore the challenges in and identify potential opportunities for improving the efficacy of the translation process. Stakeholders including academic researchers, industry representatives, policy makers, and ot hers will be invited to present their perspectives.