2020 highlighted the critical need for prevention and
public health. The COVID-19 pandemic has left a massive impact on
our healthcare system and many of our lives. The response to the
pandemic has revealed the fractures in our nation's preparedness at
the federal, state, and local levels, and laid bare glaring social
inequities as people of color are disproportionately impacted by
the health consequences and economic toll of the pandemic. To date,
the pandemic is still the largest public health crisis in America,
and the extended impact of the pandemic is still being assessed.
Other preventive services have been greatly impacted, from cancer
screenings to routine check-ups.
The pandemic has established the great need for preventive
medicine. This year, at Preventive Medicine 2021, we will be
stepping up to meet the challenge and prepare for the future. What
will it 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? We hope
you'll join us in the nation's capital and online to answer that
question and push forward the work of making it a
To register for the virtual conference, see here.