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The Neglected Dimension of Global Security

Commission on a Global Health Risk Framework for the Future >>

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Grand Challenges in Health and Medicine

A Catalyst Initiative >>

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Vital Directions for Health and Health Care

Toward Evidence-Based Policy Making >>

The NAM’s initiatives respond to current and emerging priorities in health and medicine.


Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience 

The NAM will build a collaborative platform for supporting and improving clinician well-being and resilience across multiple organizations, including clinician and consumer groups, health care organizations and policy-making bodies.

Global Health Risk Framework

The NAM will serve as the Secretariat for an international, independent, multi-stakeholder expert commission to create a global health risk framework for the future.

Grand Challenge for Healthy Longevity

The Grand Challenge for Healthy Longevity has been launched to catalyze transformative innovation and inform policies and priorities to advance healthy aging and longevity globally.

Human Gene Editing

With the National Academy of Sciences, the NAM will lead an initiative to inform decision making in this controversial new area.

Vital Directions for Health and Health Care

The NAM has compiled expert guidance from a group of health and health care leaders to inform the current and future administrations and other key decision makers, as well as the public.