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Media: NYAM’s Voice on Urban Health

For more than 160 years, NYAM has been a major thought leader in the area of urban health, emerging as a resource for regional, national, and international print and broadcast media outlets that cover critical issues related to aging, disease prevention and health promotion, and health disparities.

NYAM in the Media

  • Sidney Farber, Chemo Crusader

    Saul Wisnia of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute writes on the pioneering work of Sidney Farber, who delivered a 1951 lecture at the Academy that is now available in WNYC's digital archives. 

  • Why NYC Wants to Put Old People to Work

    A skilled-labor shortage has left small businesses across the country scrambling to fill positions and New York City health organizations say there’s a simple solution: hire older workers.

  • Funding, focus lacking for health care that gets results
    USA Today

    As the Affordable Care Act pushes doctors and hospitals to join forces to slash health care costs, those with the least-expensive solutions say they're still largely being ignored. Community health groups and companies that specialize in healthy eating and fitness are arguing for more recognition of non-medical ways to prevent and treat chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and heart disease. 

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NYAM Featured Report

The New York Academy of Medicine has released a new issue brief that proposes a framework to assess progress toward the effective promotion of population health in a state or other geographic region.

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