The Academy has developed principles to guide the future use of data-driven technologies in healthcare, based on a series of dialogue workshops with patients, the public and healthcare professionals, followed by a wider policy workshop and stakeholder engagement.
The Academy of Medical Sciences, supported by the British Academy and NHS England have undertaken some policy work on unmet need in healthcare, aimed at informing NHS England’s review of its funding allocations formulae.
Following the publication of the Academy's 2011 report on 'A new pathway for the regulation and governance of health research', the Academy, Cancer Research UK and the Wellcome Trust held a workshop five years on from the launch to explore progress. This forms part of the Academy's ongoing work on the regulation and governance framework for medical research.
The Academy of Medical Sciences and the Academy of Sciences Malaysia convened a policy workshop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on the 2-3rd October 2017 on addressing the global health challenge of obesity.
The Academy of Medical Sciences and InterAcademy Partnership for Health convened a policy workshop on strengthening clinical research capacity in low and middle income countries in London on the 3-4 July 2017.