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NYAM President Jo Ivey Boufford, MD participated in this year’s World Health Summit in Berlin on October 20-22, 2013. Dr. Boufford chaired a symposium on "Research Capacity Strengthening in Low- and Middle-Income Countries" (view video) and led a workshop organized by the Inter-Academy Medical Panel (IAMP), of which she is the immediate past co-chair, on “Transforming Health Professions Education: Responses to the Lancet Commission.”
The fifth World Health Summit brought more than 1,000 participants from more than 80 countries to Berlin, collectively working on solutions for the most pressing issues facing medicine and health care systems worldwide.
View a wrap-up, photos, and video from the Summit.
Posted on November 25, 2013
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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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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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