Meetings

  • First Meeting of the Committee on Functional Assessment for Adults with Disabilities Date: December 7, 2017 (10:00 AM Eastern)

    The first meeting of the Committee on Functional Assessment for Adults with Disabilities will be held in Washington, DC on December 7, 2017.
  • Making Medicines Affordable: A National Imperative Report Release Event Date: November 30, 2017 (1:00 PM Eastern)

    The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will release and discuss the findings of their new affordable drugs report at a National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker this Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 1:00PM in the club’s Fourth Estate.
  • Meeting II and Public Workshop for the Committee On Ensuring Patient Access To Affordable Drug Therapies Date: December 13, 2016 (9:00 AM Eastern)

    The Committee on Ensuring Patient Access to Affordable Drug Therapies' second meeting will be a public workshop.
  • Meeting I for the Committee On Ensuring Patient Access To Affordable Drug Therapies Date: November 14, 2016 - November 15, 2016 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    Committee on Ensuring Patient Access to Affordable Drug Therapies will be holding their first meeting in the NAS Building. There will be opportunity for public comment.
  • Appropriate Use of Advanced Technologies for Radiation Therapy and Surgery in Oncology Date: July 20, 2015 - July 21, 2015 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    This IOM workshop will examine the clinical benefits and comparative effectiveness of emerging advanced technologies for cancer treatment in radiation therapy and surgery. Workshop participants will discuss current utilization patterns, with a focus on diffusion of new technologies into oncology practice, as well as evidence on the overuse, underuse, and misuse of these technologies, and potential strategies to assess the value and define optimal use of new technologies in cancer treatment.
  • Comprehensive Cancer Care for Children and their Families Date: March 9, 2015 - March 10, 2015 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    Through invited presentations and panel discussions, this workshop hosted by the NCPF and the American Cancer Society (ACS) will examine recent trends in comprehensive cancer care for pediatric cancer patients and their families and consider potential policy actions to improve care and outcomes. Participants will review existing evidence and efforts for integrating pediatric palliative care and quality of life strategies in childhood oncology research and practice, and will discuss additional research needed to minimize toxicities of pediatric cancer treatments and the resultant symptoms and late effects. A major goal of the workshop will be to facilitate discussion about potential strategies and actions for effectively applying existing evidence and quality of life strategies into pediatric oncology research, development, and practice.
  • Policy Issues in the Development and Adoption of Molecularly Targeted Therapies for Cancer: A Workshop Date: November 10, 2014 - November 11, 2014 (8:00 AM Central)

    Workshop participants will examine the challenges in developing molecularly targeted therapies and the associated biomarker tests within the traditional research and development paradigm as well as the challenges in implementing treatments and biomarker tests in clinical practice. A major goal of the workshop will be to facilitate discussion about potential strategies and actions to address those challenges.
  • Report Release: Committee on the Governance and Financing of Graduate Medical Education Date: July 29, 2014 (11:00 AM Eastern)

    The Committee on the Governance and Financing of Graduate Medical Education will release its report at 11:00am on July 29, 2014.
  • Geographic Adjustment in Medicare Payment Phase II Report Release Date: July 17, 2012 (1:00 PM Eastern)

    On Tuesday, July 17th from 1 to 2 pm Eastern time, members of the Institute of Medicine Committee on Geographic Adjustment Payment will discuss the findings and recommendations from the committee’s new report entitled Geographic Adjustment in Medicare Payment Phase II: Implications for Access, Quality, and Efficiency.
  • Reducing Tobacco-Related Cancer Incidence and Mortality: A Workshop Date: June 11, 2012 - June 12, 2012 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    NCPF Tobacco Workshop