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Understanding and Overcoming the Challenge of Obesity and Overweight in the Armed Forces: A Workshop
Date: May 7, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
A one-day public workshop that will examine the challenges posed by obesity and overweight in the armed forces and explore opportunities to overcome those challenges.
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.
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
The Effects of Incarceration on the Health and Well-Being of People and Communities of Color
Date: June 6, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
On June 6, 2018, the Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity will host a one-day public workshop on The Effects of Incarceration on the Health and Well-Being of People and Communities of Color
Understanding the Economics of Microbial Threats—A Workshop
Date: June 12, 2018 - June 13, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
A 1.5-day public workshop that will examine the interaction of economic activity and microbial threats, including infectious disease outbreaks and antimicrobial resistance.
Educational Outcomes for Health Interventions: A Workshop
Date: June 14, 2018 (8:15 AM Pacific)
On June 14, the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement will hold a one-day public workshop at the California Endowment Oakland Conference Center focused on aspects of pre-K through 12th grade education metrics that are relevant and potentially useful to the health sector, given the recognition of education as a key influence on health outcomes and community well-being.
Understanding Disparities in Access to Genomic Medicine: A Workshop
Date: June 27, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
The Roundtable on Genomics and Precision Health will host 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 may discuss 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 may also focus on insurance coverage for genetic/genomic services, along with the financial costs for patients of genetic testing and downstream care.
Integration of 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.
Pain and Symptom Management for People with Serious Illness in the Context of the Opioid Epidemic: A Workshop
Date: November 29, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)
An ad hoc committee will plan and host a one-day workshop to examine ways to best address the pain and symptom management needs of people with serious illness in the context of widespread opioid use disorder, including consideration of the underlying socioeconomic factors that contribute to the epidemic.