Meetings

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Exploring Tax Policy to Advance Population Health, Health Equity, and Economic Prosperity: A Workshop Date: December 7, 2017 (8:30 AM Pacific)

    Workshop on tax policies to further population health.
  • Urbanization and Slums: New Transmission Pathways of Infectious Diseases in the Built Environment—A Workshop Date: December 12, 2017 - December 13, 2017 (1:00 PM Eastern)

    A 1.5 day workshop to examine new transmission pathways in the urban built environment that affect human health, starting with the current state of science on microbial communities to bridging the drivers and interventions.