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NASEM: A Population Health Perspective on Middle School Success, Thursday, December 5

An ad hoc planning committee at the NASEM (National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) will organize and convene a one-day, interactive public workshop to explore the factors that affect the health and well-being of middle-school aged adolescents. The workshop may include invited presentations on: the risk factors of poor (physical, social, emotional) outcomes and their prevalence; the identification of resilience factors; current policies and programs designed to support middle school success and address issues of equity and financing as they apply to these; and how the health and human (social) services sectors can support and align with the education sector to promote health and well-being in middle school. A proceedings of the presentations and discussion at the workshop will be prepared by a designated rapporteur in accordance with institutional guidelines.