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Emerging Technology
day one project
Policy Memo
Establish Data-Sharing Standards for the Development of AI Models in Healthcare

NIST should lead an interagency coalition to produce standards that enable third-party research and development on healthcare data.

06.24.24 | 5 min read
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Emerging Technology
day one project
Policy Memo
Establish a Teacher AI Literacy Development Program

To establish the NSF Teacher AI Literacy Development Program, Congress should pass a defining piece of legislation that will outline the program’s purpose, delineate its extent, and allocate necessary funding.

06.24.24 | 5 min read
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Emerging Technology
day one project
Policy Memo
A NIST Foundation to Support the Agency’s AI Mandate

Congress should authorize the establishment of a NIST Foundation to unlock additional resources, expertise, and strong ethics for AI research.

06.24.24 | 9 min read
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Emerging Technology
day one project
Policy Memo
A Dose Of Reality: Underscoring The Fatal Consequences Of The Opioid Epidemic

Despite extensive funding, opioid-related overdoses have not significantly decreased, showing that a different strategy is needed to save lives. 

05.29.24 | 18 min read
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Emerging Technology
day one project
Policy Memo
Troubleshooting Gun Crimes: Prevention To Reduce Firearm-Related Violence

The Biden-Harris Administration should fund actionable, evidence-based programs for law enforcement, crime laboratories, community organizations, disaster response, and robust data surveillance systems.

05.22.24 | 13 min read
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Emerging Technology
day one project
Policy Memo
Improving Public Health by Advancing the Medicolegal Death Investigation Profession

Medicolegal death investigations agencies are generally underresourced, with insufficient infrastructure for data-sharing and computerized record management.

05.15.24 | 19 min read
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Education & Workforce
day one project
Policy Memo
Enhancing Federal Climate Initiatives: Integrating Tech-Focused Green Jobs for Equity and Innovation

By advocating for the integration of technology-focused green jobs within federal initiatives, there is an opportunity to broaden the talent pool and harness the potential of emerging technologies to tackle pressing environmental issues.

04.26.24 | 21 min read
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Environment
day one project
Policy Memo
U.S. Water Policy for a Warming Planet

Global episodes of extreme heat intensify water shortages caused by extended drought and overpumping. Creating actionable solutions to the challenges of a warming planet requires cooperation across all water consumers.

04.05.24 | 14 min read
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Environment
day one project
Policy Memo
Defining Disaster: Incorporating Heat Waves and Smoke Waves into Disaster Policy

To better incorporate extreme heat and people-centered disasters into U.S. emergency management, Congress and federal agencies should take several interrelated actions.

04.05.24 | 12 min read
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Environment
day one project
Policy Memo
Tracking and Preventing the Health Impacts of Extreme Heat

The undercounting of deaths related to extreme heat and other people-centered disasters — like extreme cold and smoke waves — hinders the political and public drive to address the problem.

04.05.24 | 8 min read
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Environment
day one project
Policy Memo
Leveraging Federal Post-Disaster Recovery Reform for Extreme Heat Adaptation and Innovation

The U.S. must urgently reform its disaster assistance policies to incorporate extreme heat through an amendment to the Stafford Act.

04.05.24 | 10 min read
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Environment
day one project
Policy Memo
A National Framework for Sustainable Urban Forestry to Combat Extreme Heat

The incoming administration should undertake a multi-agency effort to further develop the science and quantify the benefits of urban forests today and into the future.

04.04.24 | 7 min read
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