Joint Statement on Support for Public Health Workers
Over the last several months, we have recognized the tremendous role our front line health care workers have played in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. These doctors, nurses, first responders, and many other health professionals are heroes, deserving every bit of gratitude we can offer them.
How Can Preventive Medicine Physicians Help with the Rapid Transition of Healthcare Services to Telehealth?
Elham Hatef, MD, MPH, FACPM serves as an Assistant Scientist (Research Track Assistant Professor) at the Department of Health Policy and Management at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is also the Academic Director of the Johns Hopkins Preventive Medicine Residency Program.
How Residency Programs are Adapting to Virtual Application Interviews
On May 11, 2020 the Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) released a statement encouraging medical schools, hospitals and other institutions to perform virtual interviews, and provided guidance for program directors and applicants on how to prepare and conduct them. Nearly all Preventive Medicine Residency program directors who responded to an informal survey posted on the pmrdirectors Google Group stated that they plan to perform virtual interviews.
COVID-19: Two Pandemics Converge
Ayanna V. Buckner, MD, MPH, FACPM is the principal of Community Health Cooperative, a consulting firm that assists non-profits, corporations, government agencies, and other groups with the design, implementation, and evaluation of community-based health programs.
Letter From the ACPM President: How Preventive Medicine Can Respond to Structural Racism
The persistent drumbeat of depersonalized data about the death toll of COVID-19 on people of color was suddenly contrasted in the past few weeks with yet more individual faces of fatal racial violence. These sickening and infuriating illness and injury outcomes are the result of long-standing structural racial injustices. My deepest sympathy goes out to the families and loved ones of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor and so many others who have fallen victim to our collective inability to address this deeply problematic reality.
COVID-19: The Urgency of Public Health
Georges C. Benjamin, MD, MACP, FACEP (E), FNAPA, is the executive director of the American Public Health Association
COVID-19 - Challenging the way we produce and consume food
Dr. Hope Ferdowsian, MD, MPH, FACPM, is a physician, author, and the President of the Phoenix Zones Initiative, which advances human rights & animal rights, health & wellbeing through multilateral structural change.
Amgen: How Biotech Can Lead the Way in Population Health
Dr. Jason Spangler, MD, MPH, FACPM, is the Executive Director, Value, Quality and Medical Policy at Amgen. Amgen is a member of the ACPM Prevention Alliance.
Promoting Well-Being During COVID-19
Dr. Liana Lianov is the chair of the Happiness Science and Positive Health Committee of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and President of the Positive Health and Wellness Division of the International Positive Psychology Association. She serves as a consultant to ACPM and previously also served on the ACPM board of regents.