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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

  • N.E.H. Announces First ‘Public Scholar’ Grants
    The New York Times

    The preservation of 19th- and 20th-century medical periodicals at The New York Academy of Medicine is among the 36 projects supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities’ new ‘Public Scholar’ program.

  • How Learning to Swim Changed Over the Course of American History

    Now that the dog days of July have arrived, you’ve probably given some thought to taking a dip. But first, you might consider some beach tips from a pair of books—both from the historical medical collection here at the New York Academy of Medicine, published in 1818 and 1918—once used to teach swimming. Of course, some advice has aged better than others.

  • Program helps to address inconsistencies in use of clinical decision support tools

    A New York Academy of Medicine conference series known as TEACH (Teaching Evidence Assimilation for Collaborative Health Care) shows promise for promoting evidence-based practice.

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At a time when clinics and hospitals are struggling to care for high-need, high-cost patients who require social support and medical care, a new report from The New York Academy of Medicine highlights solutions pioneered by harm reduction programs.

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