If you're a reporter looking for expert comment on preventive medicine and public health issues, ACPM is happy to provide a wealth of resources, expertise and experience to inform and enhance your reporting. Please contact Drew Wallace, Manager, Communications & Advocacy, for any media inquiries. 

The main opportunities for journalists to work with ACPM include:

  • Interview ACPM leadership and preventive medicine experts for background or comment.

  • Use ACPM resources and materials to inform your reporting.

  • Report on new research from the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

  • Cover research and presentations at Preventive Medicine 2021 in May. Sessions include critical

  • topics such as health innovation and resilience, pandemic preparedness, vaccine distribution,

  • infrastructure improvements, social justice, health equity, and many more.

  • Contact Drew Wallace, Manager, Communications and Advocacy for more information.

Overview

The American College of Preventive Medicine (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. More than X number of preventive medicine specialists attend ACPM’s annual
meeting with sessions on the latest research in preventive medicine. Preventive Medicine 2021 will be both in-person and online, May 15-19, 2021. Learn more about attending as a member of the news media.

Advocacy

The American College of Preventive Medicine 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 the American College of Preventive Medicine. 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.

Learn More

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advocacy efforts, and insights, including research findings from the American Journal of Preventive
Medicine.

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