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date:11/17 Year:2022

acpm update

Announcing the BOR Excellence in Preventive Medicine Science Award

The Board of Regents (BOR) Excellence in Preventive Medicine Science Award recognizes significant scientific achievements of a preventive medicine physician.  Launched last year, the BOR Scientific Excellence Fund recognized 3 trainees for outstanding poster presentations.  This year, the Board agreed to extend the Award to provide ongoing and future opportunities to recognize scientific excellence in preventive medicine.

date:11/03 Year:2022

acpm update

CEO Update: 11/3/2022

This past month offered an opportunity to meet with members and specifically engage in conversations with preventive medicine residents from Mt. Sinai and Emory while on business trips.  During these visits and meetings, I learned more about the paths current residents have taken to become trainees in preventive medicine and the diverse career pathways they are interested in pursuing once their training ends.  

date:10/20 Year:2022

acpm update

Member Feature: Bill Keck, MD, MPH, FACPM, Chair of the Council on Linkages

The Public Health Foundation recently conducted an election for the Chair of the Council on Linkages, and ACPM is pleased to see Bill Keck, MD, MPH, FACPM is continuing his leadership as Chair of the program.  Dr. Keck, APHA representative to the Council on Linkages and Professor Emeritus, spent 40 years working in Public Health, primarily in an academic setting at Northeast Ohio Medical University, but his work went far beyond the classroom. His exploration of what could come of combining practice and academics ultimately lead to a new sector of public health and has helped the industry grow in a direction that has allowed for new modes of exploration and collaborative learning for public health professionals.

date:10/13 Year:2022

acpm update

ACPM is Your Professional Home

Today I want to use this opportunity to share what the ACPM Membership Committee is doing to support YOU. The work of this committee goes beyond getting people to sign up for membership. Our main goal is to build your professional home, create experiences that help you advance your career and create a welcoming environment for members at all stages of their careers.

date:10/06 Year:2022

press release

2022 Daniel S. Blumenthal Lecture Awardee: Daniel Dawes, JD

The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) awarded the second annual Dr. Daniel S. Blumenthal Memorial Lecture to Daniel E. Dawes, JD, Executive Director at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine. Professor Dawes presented his lecture and accepted the honor during an event held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on September 28 in front of an audience of elite leaders in health and healthcare.

date:09/22 Year:2022

acpm update

ACPM Board of Regents—Are You Ready to Lead?

Help shape the course and vision of ACPM as it seeks to promote prevention and transform healthcare by nominating yourself or another Fellow of the College to serve on the Board of Regents.   

ACPM is currently accepting nominations for the following positions on the leadership team of the College: 

  • President-Elect (one) 

  • Regents-at-Large (three) 

Nominations for the 2023 Board of Regents are due October 17. Any ACPM Fellow is eligible to serve on the Board, and Fellows may nominate a peer or self-nominate. For additional details and to submit a nomination visit our website here

date:09/15 Year:2022

acpm update

Letter from the President

Marie “Tonette” Krousel-Wood, MD, MSPH, FACPM

“It’s encouraging to see major corporations investing in medical experts as Chief Medical Officers to support the health and wellbeing of their employees and customers, and effective healthcare delivery and population health for their organizations.” — This statement launched my response to a recent article in the JAMA Health Forum on “The Growing Role of Chief Medical Officers in Corporations.” Benefiting from unique and diverse preventive medicine training, our physicians are well prepared for a spectrum of leadership roles. The ACPM infographic, Career Pathways in Preventive Medicine, shows the breadth and depth of our specialty, signaling the foundation to serve as medical leaders, including as a Chief Medical Officer (CMO)!

date:09/08 Year:2022


ACPM Statement: Challenges to the ACA Preventive Services Coverage Requirements

The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) is extremely concerned that a case before a federal judge in the Northern District of Texas (Kelley v. Becerra) has jeopardized the coverage of preventive health care services for millions of Americans with private health insurance. These critical preventive services include screening for breast cancer, colorectal cancer, cervical cancer, heart disease, diabetes, preeclampsia, and hearing, as well as access to routine immunizations critical to the health and wellbeing of not only individuals, but also communities.

date:09/01 Year:2022

acpm update

Prevention Alliance: Abbott Nutrition - A Spotlight on Pediatric Malnutrition and the need to prevent, screen, and collaborate!

Malnutrition Awareness WeekTM is September 19-23 and an opportunity to spotlight and bring awareness to the prevention and diagnosis of pediatric malnutrition. Pediatric malnutrition does not discriminate and presents as both undernutrition and overnutrition.