Fall 2018 Programming Series
The Academy is pleased to offer a new and exciting lineup of fall events this year. Our Talking Health series brings together leading experts and influencers for important conversations about critical health issues. Join us for lively discussion and insights into the past, present, and future of health.
Germ City: Microbes and the Metropolis
9-Month Exhibition and Programming Series launching in September:
September 14, 2018 – Exhibition Opening Day
September 27, 2018 – Panel discussion on “The World’s Deadliest Pandemic: A Century Later”
Germ City explores the complex story of New York's long battle against infectious disease. This exhibition is organized by the Museum of the City of New York in collaboration with The New York Academy of Medicine, and supported by Wellcome as part of Contagious Cities.
America's Doctor: Reflections on Being the Surgeon General
Monday, October 15, 2018
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Join us for an intimate conversation with four former U.S. Surgeons General. Hear how these trailblazers navigated the intricacies of various interests and agendas in their efforts as U.S. Surgeons General to always put people first.
The 171st Anniversary Discourse & Awards and Annual Meeting of the Voting Fellows
Dr. Georges C. Benjamin, Executive Director of the American Public Health Association, will deliver the 171st Anniversary Discourse on the topic, "A New Social Compact to Achieve Optimal Health." We will also induct our newest Fellows and Members, honor our distinguished 2018 awardees, and recognize our 30-Year Fellows. This year we will also present a special posthumous award of Academy Fellowship to James McCune Smith (1813-1865), a highly accomplished physician, medical director, and pharmacy owner in New York City, and a prominent abolitionist.
This fall, we invite you to partner with the Academy to reach local and national health leaders and engaged citizens. Join us as a Season Sponsor or sponsor a single event to benefit from the Academy’s reach and influence.