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Policy Issues

ACPM develops and advocates for public and practice policies consistent with scientific principles of the discipline of preventive medicine. ACPM carries out its policy activities by:

  • Analyzing and responding to legislation, regulation, and policy related to preventive medicine
  • Developing ACPM policy statements and position papers
  • Educating policy makers about preventive medicine and public health issues
  • Tapping preventive medicine physicians to serve on federal advisory committees and panels
  • Developing grassroots strategy to mobilize members into action

Issues

Adult Vaccines 
    Breastfeeding
    Collaboration With Primary Care
    Federal Toxic Substances Control Act
    Firearms
    Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program 
    The National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS)
    Preventive Medicine Physician Licensure
    Preventive Medicine Workforce
    Public Health Funding Statement 
    Tobacco 
    United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
      Workplace Wellness
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