New York Academy of Medicine NY

The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM) has been advancing the health of people in cities since 1847. NYAM addresses the health challenges facing the world's urban populations through interdisciplinary approaches to policy leadership, education, community engagement and innovative research. NYAM's urban health agenda focuses on safeguarding children's health and educating young scientists, curtailing the spread of HIV/AIDS and improving care, helping consumers access reliable health information, improving the public's ability to cope with disasters both as a community and as individuals, and caring for older adults.