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The NAM Culture of Health Program is a multiyear collaborative effort to deepen understanding, mobilize evidence, and identify strategies to create and sustain conditions that support equitable good health for all Americans. The program will hold a virtual listening workshop on December 8 from 4-6:30 pm ET, December 9 from 4-6:00 pm ET, and December 10 from 4-6:30 pm ET. The objectives of this meeting are to:Examine and understand the current landscape for community-driven efforts to advance health equity, especially in communities most affected by inequity (Black/African American, Latinx, and Indigenous populations), and center the voices of the young people in those communities.Identify and discuss the barriers and gaps experienced by communities and organizations supporting communities working to advance health equity.Examine promising models of community-driven efforts to change or enact policy that advances health equity, and identify strategies to address root causes of inequity that can inform the work of other communities.Identify the priorities for community-driven efforts to advance health equity, and opportunities to use community knowledge, strengths, and resiliency to inform the way forward, especially in a world affected by COVID-19 and increased calls for racial equity.Learn more about the Culture of Health Program at This registration information is being collected via Eventbrite. Eventbrite is not affiliated in any way with, or endorsed by, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, and your submission via the Eventbrite website is subject to Eventbrite’s privacy and terms of use.

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The National Academy of Medicine (NAM), established in 1970 under the name Institute of Medicine (IOM), is an independent organization of eminent professionals from diverse fields including health and medicine; the natural, social, and behavioral sciences; and beyond. It serves alongside theu00a0National Academy of Sciencesu00a0and theu00a0National Academy of Engineeringu00a0as adviser to the nation and the international community. Through its domestic and global initiatives, the NAM works to address critical issues in health, medicine, and related policy and inspire positive action across sectors.u00a0The NAM collaborates closely with its peer academies and other divisions u00a0within theu00a0National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

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