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Statement on Harmful Consequences of Separating Families at the U.S. Border


We urge the Department of Homeland Security immediately to stop separating migrant children from their families, based on the body of scientific evidence that underscores the potential for lifelong harmful consequences for these children and based on human rig ...

June 20, 2018


In Memoriam: Stuart Bondurant


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) honors the life and work of Stuart Bondurant, who passed away on May 26, 2018. Dr. Bondurant served as Acting President of the NAM (then the Institute of Medicine) in 1991 and 1992 during the search for Samuel Thier’ ...

May 29, 2018


Statement by the Presidents of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and National Academy of Medicine on Preventing Sexual Harassment


Sexual harassment in science, engineering, and medicine diminishes the integrity of the U.S. research enterprise. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine take this issue very seriously. We have long been committed to providing a safe work ...

May 22, 2018


National Academy of Medicine Sheds Light on Clinician Burnout and Well-Being Through Art Exhibition in Washington, DC


On May 2, 2018, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) will host a pop-up art exhibition that collects insights from around the country on clinician burnout and well-being. Clinician burnout can have serious, wide-ranging consequences, from reduced job perform ...

April 25, 2018


In Memoriam: Beatrix “Betty” Hamburg


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) honors the life and work of Beatrix Hamburg, a pioneering child and adolescent psychiatrist and NAM member who passed away on April 16, 2018, at the age of 94. Dr. Hamburg is survived by her husband, David A. Hamburg, who ...

April 19, 2018


NAM President Responds to Recent Gun Violence With Calls for Research


The National Academy of Medicine’s President, Victor J. Dzau, has authored three editorial pieces on promoting research as a crucial first step to developing effective policies. Quick links Good Gun Policy Needs Research (Science) Public Health Research ...

March 22, 2018


National Academy of Medicine Launches One of Most Comprehensive Online Resource Hubs on Clinician Burnout and Well-Being


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today launched the Clinician Well-Being Knowledge Hub, a comprehensive online repository for health system leaders, clinicians, and trainees that contains resources highlighting promising approaches for combating clinicia ...

March 22, 2018


Statement by NAS, NAE, and NAM Presidents on Effort to Counter Online Misinformation


We are pleased to announce that the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are exploring ways to mobilize our expertise to counter misinformation on the web related to science, engineering, and health. Part of the mission of the National Aca ...

March 20, 2018


National Academy of Medicine Highlights Communities Driving Health Equity in Newly Released Short Documentary Series


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today released a documentary video series titled “Communities Driving Health Equity” to spotlight local organizations across the U.S. advancing health equity for their communities by addressing the environmental, social, ...

February 06, 2018


National Academies Announce Initiative on Climate Communication; Appoints Advisory Committee


The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are launching a major initiative to more effectively enable their extensive body of work on climate science, impacts, and response options to inform the public and decision makers. “The National Aca ...

January 24, 2018


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