Are you a journalist looking for expert comment on preventive medicine and public health issues? As the professional medical society for more than 2,000 physicians dedicate to improving health and quality of life of individuals, families, communities and populations through disease prevention and health promotion, the American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) has a wealth of resources, expertise and experience to inform and enhance your reporting.

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ACPM is available to support journalists in the following areas:

  • Arrange interviews with ACPM leadership and preventive medicine experts for background information or comment on current events and topics

  • Provide ACPM resources and materials to inform reporting.

  • Enable access to new research from ACPM’s monthly journal, the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

  • Arrange media registration for ACPM’s annual conference, Preventive Medicine, to allow for coverage of the presented research, including sessions on health innovation and resilience, pandemic preparedness, vaccine distribution, infrastructure improvements, social justice, health equity and many more.


ACPM is a professional medical society of more than 2,000 physicians dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of individuals, families, communities and populations through disease prevention and health promotion. Since 1954, ACPM has provided a dynamic forum for the exchange of knowledge and practice advancement for preventive medicine specialists. We are the organization advocating for the important role of preventive medicine in our healthcare system to promote healthy lifestyles and population health.

This is Preventive Medicine

Preventive medicine physicians bring a unique skill set to healthcare. With training in both clinical medicine and public health, they work at the intersections of our healthcare system, combining clinical practice with a population-level perspective.

The American College of Preventive Medicine supports the next generation of physicians trained in population health competencies, dedicated to the care of populations and communities, and ready to transform our healthcare system into one that prioritizes prevention. The This is Preventive Medicine campaign is about centering the skills, expertise and experience of preventive medicine physicians in the consciousness of policymakers, medical students, hosptials, health systems and more. 

ACPM Annual Meeting

Preventive Medicine 2024 will be held in Washington, D.C. April 18-21. PM 2024 brings together leaders across healthcare and public health to collaborate, learn and work to change our health care system through prevention and wellbeing for all. The conference offers high-quality CME programming, inspirational plenary sessions, networking opportunities and celebrates the best in the specialty.

Press may attend PM 2024 for free. If you are interested, please contact, providing your name and affiliation to receive a discount code for registration. Press are required to check in at the registration desk and provide valid credentials. 

Register today!


ACPM is a tireless advocate for evidence-based public policy that is consistent with our mission to promote the value of prevention, create healthy communities and transform our healthcare system to save lives.

Learn about ACPM’s 2024 Legislative Advocacy Agenda.


Preventive medicine physicians are our nation's first line of defense against pandemic disease. They are responding to the current COVID-19 pandemic with dedication, expertise and unfailing commitment to public health.

Lean more about the ACPM Vaccine Confident Campaign

Learn more about Preventive Medicine and the response to COVID-19.


The American Journal of Preventive Medicine is the official journal of ACPM. It publishes articles in the areas of prevention research, teaching, practice and policy. Original research is published on interventions aimed at the prevention of chronic and acute disease and the promotion of individual and community health.

To request press access to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine research, contact

Learn More

Visit ACPM’s news page for information on ACPM updates, activities, advocacy efforts and insights, including research findings from the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. To receive ACPM news releases via email, email with the following information:

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