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Thirteen NAM Members Elected to National Academy of Inventors

This week, the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) named 175 leaders of academic invention to NAI Fellow status. Thirteen National Academy of Medicine (NAM) members were among this list of distinguished innovators. Election to the NAI Fellows program is one of ...

December 16, 2016

National Academy of Medicine Launches ‘Action Collaborative’ to Promote Clinician Well-Being and Combat Burnout, Depression, and Suicide Among Health Care Workers

In response to alarming evidence of high rates of depression and suicide among U.S. health care workers, the National Academy of Medicine is launching a wide-ranging “action collaborative” of multiple organizations to promote clinician well-being and resilienc ...

December 15, 2016

Margaret Hamburg, NAM Foreign Secretary, Selected as AAAS President-Elect

Margaret Hamburg, the foreign secretary of the National Academy of Medicine, has been chosen to serve as president-elect of AAAS. She will begin her three-year term as an officer and member of the Executive Committee of the AAAS Board of Directors at the concl ...

December 15, 2016

Winners of 2016 D.C. Public Health Case Challenge Announced at National Academy of Medicine Annual Meeting

The winners of the fourth annual D.C. Public Health Case Challenge were announced at this year’s National Academy of Medicine annual meeting.  The challenge aims to promote interdisciplinary, problem-based learning around a public health issue of importance to ...

October 17, 2016

Steven Hyman and Robin Murray Receive National Academy of Medicine’s Sarnat Award for Their Outstanding Achievements in Improving Mental Health

The National Academy of Medicine today awarded the 2016 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health to two recipients: Steven Hyman, director of the Stanley Institute in Cambridge, Mass., and Robin Murray, a professor at King’s College London ...

October 17, 2016

David Cella Receives Lienhard Award From National Academy of Medicine for His Pioneering Efforts to Measure Patient-Reported Outcomes

For his pioneering work to measure and apply patient-reported outcomes in health care, the National Academy of Medicine today awarded the Gustav O. Lienhard Award to David Cella, Ralph Seal Paffenbarger Professor and chair, department of medical social science ...

October 17, 2016

National Academy of Medicine Names Three NAM Fellows for 2016

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has selected three outstanding health professionals for the class of 2016 NAM Fellows.  The fellows were chosen based on their professional qualifications, reputations as scholars, professional accomplishments, and releva ...

October 17, 2016

National Academy of Medicine Elects 80 New Members

The National Academy of Medicine announced today the election of 70 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 recognizes ind ...

October 17, 2016

National Academy of Medicine Honors Members for Outstanding Service

Today at the National Academy of Medicine’s annual meeting, members Lynn R. Goldman, dean and professor of environmental occupation and health at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University; Donna E. Shalala, president of t ...

October 17, 2016

President Obama to Award NAM Member 2015 National Humanities Medal

On Thursday, September 22, 2016, President Obama will award National Academy of Medicine member Abraham Verghese (elected 2011) the National Humanities Medal. Verghese is one of 12 recipients this year. Verghese is a physician, teacher, and author who has been ...

September 15, 2016

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