ACPM Statement on Social DistancingThe American College of Preventive Medicine opposes any effort to prematurely end social distancing as a national strategy to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are alarmed that the President is seriously considering ending social distancing in favor of a short-term economic boost. This is a decision that will cost lives.
Coronavirus: What to Know
In light of growing public concerns relating to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and its potential transition from isolated cases to community spread in the United States, we understand that many members of our community are looking to us for information on the outbreak and what steps can be taken to prepare themselves and their communities.
ACPM is Hiring!
ACPM is hiring a new Vice President For Programs and Education / Medical Director
ACPM Statement on FY2020 Federal Budget
The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM), the medical specialty society representing physicians who dedicate their careers to disease prevention and health promotion, applauds Congress for coming to an agreement to fund some of the most pressing health needs in the federal budget, including funding for preventive medicine residency programs through the Health Resources and Services Administration.
Using VR to Drive Health in All Policies
Health is more than just what happens in your doctor's office or what medicines you are taking. Many issue areas that we don’t often connect with health, such as transportation, food, and housing, do in fact have powerful effects on our health and the health of our communities. These are the social determinants of health (SDOH) and all too often, they are left out of discussions surrounding health care.
ACPM Press Statement on Gun Violence Epidemic
The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM), the medical specialty society representing physicians who dedicate their careers to disease prevention and health promotion, is greatly saddened by the mass shooting incidents that happened over the past week.
ACPM Statement on House of Representatives’ FY 2020 Proposed Budget
The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM)—the medical specialty society representing physicians who dedicate their careers to disease prevention and health promotion—is very pleased that the U.S. House of Representatives included a $2 million increase to the “Public Health and Preventive Medicine” program at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) in its proposed Fiscal Year 2020 (FY 2020) budget.
ACPM Announces 2019 National Diabetes Prevention Program Grant Winners
Three health care organizations have been selected by The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM), in collaboration with the American Medical Association (AMA) and The Black Women’s Health Imperative (BWHI), to receive grants to develop new practice-setting models for addressing the national type 2 diabetes epidemic.