What are Philadelphians doing to foster a healthy community? What's working, what's not, and what's being overlooked?
On the afternoon of Monday, September 24, 2012, The Atlantic explored all of this and more at "A Conversation on Community Health" Town Hall. Health care providers joined local leaders from non-profits, businesses and government to explore the innovative efforts underway in pursuit of a healthier, happier and stronger "City of Brotherly Love."
Entertainer and activist Dr. Bill Cosby, and his longtime advisor and writing partner Dr. Alvin Poussaint, Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, headlined the "Conversation on Community Health” Town Hall to discuss their longtime interest and involvement in community wellness as a whole, and as it pertains to Philadelphia.
For its ninth year, the Washington Ideas Forum will convene the nation's leaders, from politics and government to business and culture for two days of idea sharing and thought provoking conversation.
Cracking the Code: The Next Generation of Women in STEM
In this Atlantic summit, we will bring together the leading educators, thought leaders, students and creators re-thinking from the ground up what it means to raise and become a woman in STEM.
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An Atlantic Forum on Prescription Drugs
The Atlantic will convene top health policy thinkers and practitioners to explore how to foster drug innovation while controlling cost with new approaches like value-based programs on the horizon.