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Thank you from the Office of Development

Thank you for supporting the NAM during 2017 with your time, ideas, and philanthropy. Your gifts and participation enable the NAM to improve health for all by advancing science, accelerating health equity, and providing independent, authoritative, and trusted advice nationally and globally. Your gifts to the NAM make possible programs like the Emerging Leaders Forum and projects that seek solutions to issues ranging from the national opioid crisis to harnessing the opportunity that population aging presents. We thank you for all that you made possible in 2017 and look forward to an active and productive 2018. In the coming weeks, look for a report on the impact that philanthropic support had for the NAM in 2017.

2017 NAM Fall Appeal 

The 2017 NAM Annual Fund fall appeal letter was sent on October 17th. Read the full letter from NAM President Dr. Victor J. Dzau, M.D. here.

Donor Spotlight

Bobbie A. Berkowitz, Ph.D., R.N., has never wavered in her commitment to the National Academy of Medicine, even before she was elected in 2001. An active member from the start, she most recently serves on the National Academies’ Report Review Committee. To read more about Dr. Berkowitz’ longstanding dedication to the NAM, follow the link to our Donor Spotlight page.

The National Academy of Medicine’s (NAM) groundbreaking programs and initiatives are founded on the principles of leadership, innovation, and impact. Through the unparalleled expertise of our membership, our commitment to bold and cross-cutting solutions, and our power to unite stakeholders around urgent priorities, the NAM sets the agenda for global progress in health and health care.

As an independent, nonprofit organization, the NAM relies on philanthropic dollars to fund its work. For example, donations to the NAM support:


Ways to Give

Online gifts made through our secure online gift form are the fastest and most efficient way to support the NAM. Read here to learn more about the ways you can make a gift today to the NAM.

Giving Opportunities

Gifts to the NAM may be unrestricted or designated to support specific goals within the organization. Read more about the programs and initiatives your gift supports.

Philanthropic Societies

Learn about the benefits of membership in one of the NAM’s philanthropic societies.

For more information, or to make a gift, contact Julie Ische, Director of Development, at or 202-334-3031.