Category: Discussion

Preventing Gun Violence

This past weekend I had the pleasure of speaking on a Public Health Approach to Gun Violence at the National Convention for the American Medical Students Association. The issue of gun violence is enormous one. 30,000 people in the United States are kil…

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Just Medicine Fellowship Opportunity

March 16th deadline fast approaching! The Just Medicine Fellowship — previously known as the PharmFree Fellowship — is a unique position for a physician-in-training to spend a few months augmenting their formal medical education training with the opp…

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Please Thank CVS/Caremark!

In a bold, historic move, CVS/Caremark announced that they will stop selling tobacco products in their stores by October 2014. Our nation’s largest drugstore chain is setting an example for pharmacies across the country. CVS will also roll out a progra…

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What is a Health Enrollment Navigator?

NPA board member Rachel DeGolia serves as a health navigator in Ohio, helping consumers understand and access their insurance options. On February 3rd, DeGolia spoke at a news conference in Cleveland with Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathl…

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