NNLM Discovery Podcast


This podcast series explores how the Network of the National Library of Medicine - part of the National Institutes of Health - is engaging with communities to provide access to trusted information for the purpose of improving the public’s health.

Accompanying videos can be found on the NLM YouTube Channel

You can learn more about the NLM health information resources mentioned in this series by visiting the National Library of Medicine at https://www.nlm.nih.gov/

The mission of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) is to advance the progress of medicine and improve the public health by providing all U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information and improving the public's access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health. The Program is coordinated by the National Library of Medicine and carried out through a nationwide network of health science libraries and information centers.

Host: Yamila El-Khayat

Yamila El-Khayat, M.A., is a Medical Librarian that has been determined to increase health literacy by better serving the needs of traditionally underserved populations by improving access to Native American, Hispanic, border, Evidence-Based Practice, Cross-Cultural, bilingual, and culturally appropriate consumer health-related information. She has experience leading information training for clinicians, students, and community members including health promoters. She is trilingual, in English, Spanish, and Portuguese with a cultural background from the Middle East and South America, helping her better understand the diversity that exists and increasing her curiosity about different cultures