Unique Scientific Opportunities for the PMI National Research Cohort - April 28-29 - Day 2

NIH hosted a public workshop on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland, April 28-29, 2015, to consider visionary biomedical questions that could be addressed by the proposed national research cohort of one million or more volunteer participants. The workshop will result in a series of use cases describing the distinctive science that the cohort could …

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Physician Focus: Unequal Treatment -- Disparities in Health Care

www.massmed.org/physicianfocus | That topic — health care disparities — is the subject of the April episode of Physician Focus with the Massachusetts Medical Society. Featured guests are Ronald Dunlap, M.D., 2013-2104 President of the Massachusetts Medical Society, and Milagos Abreu, M.D., M.P.H., Vice Chair of the MMS Committee on Diversity in Medicine. Hosting this edition …

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Health in America

The U.S. is one of the richest countries in the world, yet we rank 29th for life expectancy. We spent more than twice what other countries spend per capita on health care. Why aren’t we healthier?

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