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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 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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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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