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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

  • Report: Seniors vulnerable in times of disaster
    The Nation's Health

    Seniors can sometimes be forced to fend for themselves during disasters. However, they could be safer if they had better forms of communication and access to more resources, according to a new report from the New York Academy of Medicine.

  • Panel Discussion on Housing for Older Americans
    C-SPAN

    NYAM's Lindsay Goldman, Project Director for Age-friendly NYC, participated in a panel discussion on meeting the housing needs of older adults. The event was co-sponsored by the AARP Foundation to release a report from Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, Housing America’s Older Adults: Meeting the Needs of an Aging Population.

  • Our Elders: Resilient Communities
    WBAI Healthstyles Radio

    Superstorm Sandy reminded us that older adulrs have unique needs during times to crisis – but is New York City prepared to meet them? Senior Fellow and co-producer Liz Seegert looks at a new report from The New York Academy of Medicine that tackles this issue.

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Contact NYAM Experts

Reporters: to arrange interviews with NYAM medical and urban health experts, contact
Gina Ravosa, Director of Marketing & Communications

(212) 822-7285 / gravosa@nyam.org

The 2013 Duncan Clark Lecture - The Affordable Care Act on the Verge of Final Success ... and a Nervous Breakdown

The 2013 Duncan Clark Lecture - The Affordable Care Act on the Verge of Final Success ... and a Nervous Breakdown

Featured Speaker: John E. McDonough, DPH, MPA, Professor of the Practice of Public Health and Director of the Center for Public Health Leadership 
Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health

December 9, 2013 - On December 2, 2013 NYAM welcomed Dr. John E. McDonough, one of the leading experts on health care reform in the United States, to deliver the 2013 Duncan Clark Lecture at NYAM on “The Affordable Care Act on the Verge of Final Success ... and a Nervous Breakdown.”
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NYAM Report - Federal Health Care Reform in New York State: A Population Health Perspective

The New York Academy of Medicine with support from the New York State Heath Foundation released a new report, Federal Health Care Reform in New York State: A Population Health Perspective.

This report identifies opportunities that build on both the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act (ACA) and New York’s ongoing efforts toward improving the health of its 19 million residents.

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