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.

For media inquiries, contact Drew Wallace, Manager, Communications & Advocacy, at dwallace@acpm.org.

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.

Overview

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.


ACPM Annual Meeting

Preventive Medicine 2021 will explore what it will take to make a health care system that is resilient — one that is prepared for any scenario, improves health for all, and constantly evolves to prevent and treat disease better. Hundreds of preventive medicine specialists attend ACPM’s annual meeting with sessions on the latest research in preventive medicine. Preventive Medicine 2021 will be online, May 15-19, 2021.

Learn more about attending as a member of the news media.

Advocacy

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 2021 Legislative Advocacy Agenda.

COVID-19

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.

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

Research

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 Drew Wallace at dwallace@acpm.org.

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 Drew Wallace at dwallace@acpm.org with the following information:

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