Meetings

  • Improving Health Professional Education and Practice through Technology: A Workshop Date: November 16, 2017 - November 17, 2017 (9:00 AM Eastern)

    The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will conduct a 1.5-day public workshop to gaps--within and across the continuum of health professional education--that impede progress toward the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's (IHI) expanded triple aim1 that includes better care for the caretakers themselves.
  • Building the Case for Health Literacy: A Workshop Date: November 15, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    An ad hoc committee will plan and conduct a one-day public workshop that will feature invited presentations and discussion on the impact of health literacy.
  • Meeting 3: Committee on Harmonization of Methods for Estimating Nutrient Intake References (Washington, DC) Date: November 13, 2017 (10:30 AM Eastern)

    The Committee on Harmonization of Methods for Estimating Nutrient Intake References will be holding a public meeting from 10:30 AM – 12:45 AM EDT on Monday, November 13, 2017 in Washington, DC at the National Academy of Sciences building in room NAS 250 (2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20418). During this open session, Drs. Bert Garza, Jose Villar, and Nancy Butte will discuss the nutritional requirements of pregnant and lactating women and young children. Attendees may register to listen to the committee meeting online or to attend in person. Please direct any questions to Meredith Young at myoung@nas.edu.
  • Establishing Effective Patient Navigation Programs in Oncology: A Workshop Date: November 13, 2017 - November 14, 2017 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    The National Cancer Policy Forum will hold a public workshop on November 12-13, 2017 to examine the optimal conditions and components of successful patient navigation programs in oncology.
  • Implementing and Evaluating Genomic Screening Programs in Health Care Systems: A Workshop Date: November 1, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The Roundtable on Genomics and Precision Health will hold a public workshop on November 1, 2017 that will explore the challenges and opportunities associated with integrating genomics into large-scale health organizations. Case studies of large-scale genomics programs and collaborative learning networks may be highlighted during the workshop as a way to understand successes and lessons learned regarding economic considerations (e.g., clinical utility, value), policy environments (e.g., alleviating privacy and discrimination concerns for participants), and data sharing. Workshop discussions will be held with a broad array of stakeholders which may include health economists, representatives from health care delivery systems, public health officials, bioethicists, implementation science researchers, clinicians, payers, and policy makers.
  • Exploring Partnership Governance in Global Health: A Workshop Date: October 26, 2017 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    An ad-hoc committee will be appointed to plan a 1-day public workshop to explore the governance of partnerships and the role governance plays in their decision-making structures. The workshop will feature invited presentations and discussions.
  • Third Meeting of the Committee on the Return of Individual-Specific Research Results Generated in Research Laboratories Date: October 24, 2017 - October 25, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    Third meeting of the Committee on the Return of Individual-Specific Research Results
  • Meeting #6 - Committee on Improving Health Outcomes for Children with Disabilties Date: October 20, 2017 - October 21, 2017 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    The sixth meeting of the Committee on Improving Health Outcomes for Children with Disabilites was held on October 20-21, 2017.
  • Report Dissemination Webinar: Opportunities for Organ Donor Intervention Research Date: October 19, 2017 (2:00 PM Eastern)

    Members of the Committee on Issues in Organ Donor Intervention Research will present findings and recommendations from the report during a dissemination webinar on Thursday, October 19 at 2:00 PM Eastern.
  • Learning from Ebola and the Future U.S. Role in Global Health: A Symposium Date: October 18, 2017 (2:00 PM Eastern)

    The National Academies of Medicine, the Association of Schools and Programs for Public Health, and Emory University are hosting a global health symposium to discuss recently released National Academies’ reports and experiences in the Atlanta region during the 2014 Ebola outbreak. Following presentations, a panel of global health experts will discuss the current state of U.S. investments in global health and implications for the future.