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Announcing the 2015-2016 Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellows

The NAM, along with the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP), have named the 2015-2016 class of the FDA Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellows. These five individuals were chosen through a highly selective national competition bas ...

August 03, 2015

NAM Receives $750,000 Gift to Establish Bioethics Fellowship

The Greenwall Foundation has made a bequest of $750,000 to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), formerly the Institute of Medicine, to establish a permanent two-year fellowship in bioethics. The Greenwall Fellowship in Bioethics is the newest addition to th ...

July 27, 2015

Countering Threats of Epidemic Infectious Diseases: First Meeting of the Commission on a Global Health Risk Framework for the Future

Over the past 15 years, outbreaks of Ebola, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), and H1N1 have demonstrated the lack of an adequate local and global health system infrastructure to prevent or mitigate the systemic ...

July 27, 2015

Announcing the 2015-2016 Class of RWJF Health Policy Fellows

The National Academy of Medicine and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) proudly announce the 2015-2016 class of RWJF Health Policy Fellows. Beginning in September, the six health professionals selected will spend a year in Washington, DC, working on hea ...

July 13, 2015

Marcia K. McNutt Nominated as Next NAS President

The Council of the National Academy of Sciences has approved the nomination of Marcia K. McNutt, editor-in-chief of the Science family of journals, for election as president of the Academy, to succeed Ralph J. Cicerone when his second term as NAS president end ...

July 06, 2015

Advisory Group for Human Gene Editing Initiative Named

The NAS and the NAM have formed an advisory group for the academies’ joint Initiative on Human Gene Editing. The role of the advisory group will be to identify and gather information and advice from the scientific and medical communities that will enable ...

June 15, 2015

NAM President Victor J. Dzau Honored at Project HOPE Gala

On June 9, 2015, NAM President Victor J. Dzau received the Project HOPE Global Health Partner Award, “which acknowledges an individual who has been a lifelong champion for global health issues.” The Project HOPE press release reads: As President of ...

June 09, 2015

NAS and NAM Announce Initiative on Human Gene Editing

Read an editorial by Victor J. Dzau and Ralph J. Cicerone on Responsible Use of Human Gene Editing Technologies >> The NAS and the NAM are launching a major initiative to guide decision making about controversial new research involving human gene editing ...

May 18, 2015

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