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Three Health Professionals Named 2018 National Academy of Medicine Fellows


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has selected three outstanding health professionals for NAM Fellowships. The fellows were chosen based on their professional qualifications, reputations as scholars, professional accomplishments, and relevance of current ...

October 15, 2018


National Academy of Medicine Honors Three Members for Outstanding Service


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) honored three members today at its annual meeting for their outstanding service. The honorees are Elaine L. Larson,  senior associate dean of scholarship and research, Anna C. Maxwell Professor of Nursing Research, and pr ...

October 15, 2018


National Academy of Medicine Elects 85 New Members


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the election of 75 regular members and 10 international members during its annual meeting. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognize ...

October 15, 2018


Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 NAM Cecil Awards!


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Cecil Awards. The Cecil Awards recognize staff from throughout the National Academies who have manifested superb skill and commitment in furthering the mission of the NAM  ...

October 12, 2018


NAM Special Publication Outlines Use of Procurement Requirements to Drive Interoperability in Health Care


While health care has made great strides in recent years with the proliferation of electronic health records (EHRs), establishment of regional health information exchanges, and development of data exchange standards and interfaces, interoperability among healt ...

October 12, 2018


NAM International Member wins the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize


Denis Mukwege, an International Member of the NAM, Class of 2014, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize this year “for his efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.” From nobelprize.org: “As a pediatrician a ...

October 05, 2018


NAM, NAS, and NAE member wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry


Frances Arnold, a member of all three Academies, shared the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with George P. Smith and Sir Gregory P. Winter. She was awarded the prize for her work in “the directed evolution of enzymes.” From nobelprize.org: “In ...

October 03, 2018


NAM and NAS Members win Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine


Tasuku Honjo, a member of the National Academy of Sciences, and James P. Allison, member of both the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine, jointly won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their “discovery of can ...

October 01, 2018


Kenneth Wells Receives National Academy of Medicine’s Sarnat Award for Outstanding Achievements in Improving Mental Health


The National Academy of Medicine today announced Kenneth Wells is the recipient of the 2018 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health, for his work developing quality and outcomes approaches to psychiatry and mental health, fostering a gene ...

September 25, 2018


Stuart Altman Receives Lienhard Award From National Academy of Medicine for Leading Health Policy and Services Research in United States


For his pioneering role in national health policy and health services research, the National Academy of Medicine today announced Stuart Altman is the recipient of the 2018 Gustav O. Lienhard Award for Advancement of Health Care.  The award, which recognizes Al ...

September 25, 2018


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