Letter from the President: PM22M.A. "Tonette" Krousel Wood, MD, MSPH, FACPM, President, ACPM
PM22, returning to in person for the first time in three years, was, by all accounts a huge success! It was wonderful to really “see” everyone (nearly 450 in attendance), observe the networking, and finally connect in person with colleagues, friends and ACPM.
Preventive Medicine 2022 - Day 4 CEO Recap
What a remarkable week in Denver – It was a treat to meet with so many passionate and trailblazing ACPM members and preventive medicine physicians, honor new ACPM Fellows, and engage with residents at our annual meeting in Denver.
Preventive Medicine 2021 - Day 3 CEO Recap
It has been a remarkable few days filled with extraordinary presentations at Preventive Medicine 2022. I am looking forward to seeing how these new innovations will shape the future of the preventive medicine profession.
One of the great challenges the public health community has faced during the COVID-19 pandemic is a crisis of communication. We kicked off today with a discussion where expert panelists shared their stories and strategies for successful communications efforts
Preventive Medicine 2022 - Day 2 CEO RecapToday, we had the opportunity to listen and learn from leaders in preventive medicine surrounding pressing themes on COVID-19 and clinical preventive services, gun safety and Health IT and innovation in prevention.
Preventive Medicine 2022 - Day 1 CEO Recap
What an extraordinary first day to kick off Preventive Medicine 2022 in Denver. Our 2022 annual meeting marked an important milestone for our organization after two years of the greatest public health challenge to beset our nation — and the world — in nearly a century. It has been an honor to see more than 400 members, guests and other leaders in preventive medicine together in person and to share ideas on top issues impacting our nation’s health!
Preventive Medicine Physicians ARE Physician- Public Health Practitioners: An established academic medicine career track
M.A. "Tonette" Krousel Wood, MD, MSPH, FACPM
The recent article in JAMA Forum, Physician-Public Health Practitioners—The Missing Academic Medicine Career Track1 was music to my ears. As a Board-certified Preventive Medicine physician working in academic medicine, the article echoes decades of similar calls to address growing public health needs.
CEO Update 6/2/2022Humility—how does this show up for you? On the heels of Memorial Day when we honor U.S. military personnel who have served our country it seems appropriate to focus on this aspect of leadership. To those members who are in the military or who served, thank you for your service to this great nation we call America.
Preventive Medicine 2022 is Coming SoonWe have less than a month before Preventive Medicine 2022 starts here in Denver and we are excited to welcome you! It’s been a long journey to this point, with the planning phases starting more than a year ago (even further if you consider Denver had been selected as the annual conference site in 2022, before the COVID-19 pandemic).
Letter from the President: Gun Violence can be Prevented
The news highlighting the gun violence across our country this past weekend was yet another wake-up call for America. A quick Google search provided a long list of heart-breaking and appalling events resulting in unnecessary losses of lives and disruptions of communities. The media has shared initial insights about the events ranging from racially and politically motivated killings to gang-related shootings and suicides — each unacceptable and each preventable.