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Two NAM Members Receive Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award


NAM Members William G. Kaelin (elected 2007) and Gregg L. Semenza (elected 2012) have been announced as recipients of the 2016 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award for illuminating how people respond to variations in oxygen-an essential process for survi ...

September 15, 2016


National Academy of Medicine and FDA Select Four Individuals for 2016-2017 Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellows


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) along with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) have named the 2016-2017 class of FDA Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellows.  Four individuals were selected through a highly selective nat ...

July 25, 2016


Announcing NAM President Victor Dzau as NAAAP 100 Award Honoree


The National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) recently announced NAM President Dr. Victor J. Dzau as the recipient of its NAAAP 100 Award, presented by General Motors. NAAAP’s highest honor is awarded annually to the most influential leaders ...

July 19, 2016


Three National Academy of Medicine Members Awarded 2016 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience


On June 2, 2016, the Norwegian Academy of Sciences announced the 2016 Kavli Prize Laureates in Astrophics, Nanoscience, and Neuroscience. Eve Marder, Michael Merzenich, and Carla Shatz, all NAM Members, were awarded the Kavli Prize in neuroscience for their re ...

June 03, 2016


Announcing the 2016-2017 Class of RWJF Health Policy Fellows


The National Academy of Medicine and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) proudly announce the 2016-2017 class of RWJF Health Policy Fellows. Beginning in September, the six health professionals selected will spend a year in Washington, DC, working on hea ...

May 26, 2016


National Academy of Medicine to deliver a high-quality report around precision medicine at the World Summit for Health 2016


The Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development (QF) launched an annual summit called the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) in 2013. The Summit is aimed to foster and kindle innovation in health policy, health systems, and health ...

April 20, 2016


National Academy of Medicine offers resources for National Healthcare Decisions Day (April 16)


Washington, DC—National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD), held every year on April 16, highlights the importance of advance health care decision-making. To mark NHDD this year, the NAM is providing information and tools for the public to talk about their wishes ...

April 15, 2016


22 Members of the National Academy of Medicine elected to 2015 class of Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors


Washington, DC—Twenty-two members of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) will be inducted as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) on Apr. 15, 2016, as part of the Fifth Annual Conference of the NAI in Washington, D.C. “It was an honor to be in ...

April 07, 2016


21 NAM Members Named in the Top 50 Most Influential Physician Leaders and Executives by Modern Healthcare


This week, Modern Healthcare recognized National Academy of Medicine (NAM) President Victor J. Dzau and 20 other NAM members as the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders. The 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders honors physicians ...

April 05, 2016


Queen of Jordan Attends Meeting of Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally


Amman, Jordan—On March 16, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan attended a meeting of the Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Amman, Jordan. This meeting brought toget ...

April 04, 2016


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