ACPM Supports Science Possible for Vaccine Awareness
Since March 2020, there have been more than 20 million cases and 350,000 deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the U.S. leaving a gaping hole in many of our lives.
As we continue to work to contain the pandemic and make our way towards recovery, an important tool in the public health toolbox has been authorized and is now available – vaccines against COVID-19 have been authorized for emergency use by the Food and Drug Administration.
Politicization of Public Health
Stephanie Zaza, MD, MPH, FACPM is the President of the American College of Preventive Medicine, a professional medical association of physicians dedicated to prevention and preparedness. She is a 25-year veteran of the US Public Health Service at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, where she participated in federal responses to the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic and the 2013 MERS coronavirus threat.
How Can Preventive Medicine Physicians Help with the Rapid Transition of Healthcare Services to Telehealth?
Elham Hatef, MD, MPH, FACPM serves as an Assistant Scientist (Research Track Assistant Professor) at the Department of Health Policy and Management at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is also the Academic Director of the Johns Hopkins Preventive Medicine Residency Program.
How Residency Programs are Adapting to Virtual Application Interviews
On May 11, 2020 the Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) released a statement encouraging medical schools, hospitals and other institutions to perform virtual interviews, and provided guidance for program directors and applicants on how to prepare and conduct them. Nearly all Preventive Medicine Residency program directors who responded to an informal survey posted on the pmrdirectors Google Group stated that they plan to perform virtual interviews.
COVID-19: Two Pandemics Converge
Ayanna V. Buckner, MD, MPH, FACPM is the principal of Community Health Cooperative, a consulting firm that assists non-profits, corporations, government agencies, and other groups with the design, implementation, and evaluation of community-based health programs.
COVID-19: The Urgency of Public Health
Georges C. Benjamin, MD, MACP, FACEP (E), FNAPA, is the executive director of the American Public Health Association
COVID-19 - Challenging the way we produce and consume food
Dr. Hope Ferdowsian, MD, MPH, FACPM, is a physician, author, and the President of the Phoenix Zones Initiative, which advances human rights & animal rights, health & wellbeing through multilateral structural change.
Amgen: How Biotech Can Lead the Way in Population Health
Dr. Jason Spangler, MD, MPH, FACPM, is the Executive Director, Value, Quality and Medical Policy at Amgen. Amgen is a member of the ACPM Prevention Alliance.
Promoting Well-Being During COVID-19
Dr. Liana Lianov is the chair of the Happiness Science and Positive Health Committee of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and President of the Positive Health and Wellness Division of the International Positive Psychology Association. She serves as a consultant to ACPM and previously also served on the ACPM board of regents.