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RWJF Health Policy Fellow Robert Mabry Welcomed to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce


House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) announced on January 8, 2016 the addition of Dr. Robert Mabry, a new Robert Woods Johnson Health Policy Fellow, to the Health Subcommittee. Mabry served as president of the Special Operations Medic ...

January 25, 2016


NAM Members to Receive National Medals of Science, Technology by President Obama


Read President Obama’s remarks at the awards ceremony >> On December 22, 2015, the White House announced this year’s recipients of the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation. These medals are the nation̵ ...

January 22, 2016


NAM Gant/ABOG Fellow Named Secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals in Louisiana


Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards has named the NAM’s inaugural Norman F. Gant/American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Fellow, Dr. Rebekah Gee, as his Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals secretary. Previously, Gee served as Louisiana’s Medic ...

January 21, 2016


2015 DC Public Health Case Challenge Results


On October 16, 2015, the National Academy of Medicine and the Institute of Medicine hosted the third annual DC Public Health Case Challenge. The case challenge aims to promote interdisciplinary, problem-based learning around a public health issue  of importanc ...

November 20, 2015


Robert Brent receives 2015 Gustav O. Lienhard Award


The National Academy of Medicine today awarded the Gustav O. Lienhard Award to Robert Brent for his foundational research into environmental risk factors for birth defects and cancer, and for his career-long dedication to free, compassionate counseling for exp ...

October 19, 2015


Jamison & Kendler receive 2015 Sarnat Prize


The National Academy of Medicine today awarded the 2015 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health to Kay Redfield Jamison and Kenneth Kendler — the first time two separate nominees are receiving the award. Kay Redfield Jamison, Dalio ...

October 19, 2015


2015 Anniversary Fellows Announced


The National Academy of Medicine has selected five outstanding health professionals for the class of 2015 NAM Anniversary Fellows. Chosen from excellent groups of nominees, they were selected based on their professional qualifications, reputations as scholars, ...

October 19, 2015


NAM Elects 80 New Members


The National Academy of Medicine, formerly the Institute 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 h ...

October 19, 2015


Leshner, Samet, and Scrimshaw Honored for Outstanding Service


The NAM honored members Alan Leshner, Jonathan M. Samet, and Susan C. Scrimshaw for their outstanding service at the NAM/IOM Anniversary Celebration Gala on October 18 in Washington, DC. Leshner received the Walsh McDermott Medal, awarded to an NAM member for ...

October 19, 2015


National Governors Association & NAM cohost state health care retreats


Leadership Gathering Focuses on Health Care Transformation Governors play a critical role in health care transformation and are leading innovative efforts to improve the quality of health care while reducing its cost. At the forefront of those efforts are broa ...

October 05, 2015


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