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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

  • Community Health Care: Share the Knowledge and Hold the Plantains
    National Journal

    Community health workers are a piece of a larger transformation in how the medical practices deliver care that's designed to be more responsive to patient needs and more sensitive to the social and economic factors that may be impeding patients' health.

  • For many, retirement may be closer than it appears
    Chicago Tribune

    Message from retirees to near-retirees: You're closer than you think. Pre-retirees expected to retire significantly later than retirees did, according to a new survey of 2,200 adults ages 45 to 80.

  • Celebrating Older Workers
    Our Town Downtown

    The New York Academy of Medicine, in conjunction with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, announced the winners of their first annual Age-Smart Employer Awards, which recognizes NYC employers who value older workers.

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Contact NYAM Experts

Reporters: to arrange interviews with NYAM medical and urban health experts, contact
Abigail J. Franklin, Vice President for Development & Communications

(212) 822-7244 / afranklin@nyam.org

The 2012-2013 Duncan Clark Lecture - The Affordable Care Act: An Insider’s View

The 2012-2013 Duncan Clark Lecture - The Affordable Care Act: An Insider’s View

Featured Speaker: Sherry Glied, PhD, former Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

November 19, 2012 - The NYAM Section on Health Care Delivery welcomes Sherry Glied, PhD, former Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, who will deliver the 2012-2013 Duncan Clark Lecture on "The Affordable Care Act: An Insider's View."
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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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