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, professional accomplishments, and relevance of current field expertise to the work of the NAM and the Institute of Medicine (IOM). The fellows will collaborate with eminent researchers, policy experts, and clinicians from across the country. They will help facilitate initiatives convened by the IOM of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to provide nonpartisan, evidence-based guidance to national, state, and local policymakers, academic leaders, health care administrators, and the public.
The class of 2015 NAM Anniversary Fellows is:
- American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) Fellow: Hanni M. Stoklosa, M.D., M.P.H., clinical instructor, Harvard Medical School; and emergency medicine physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston
- Gilbert S. Omenn Fellow to promote the linkage of public health, biomedical science, and medicine: James F. Burke, M.D., M.S., assistant professor, department of neurology, University of Michigan Medical School; and staff physician, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Mich.
- Greenwall Fellow in Bioethics: Brendan K. Saloner, Ph.D., assistant professor, depart of health policy and management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore
- James C. Puffer, M.D./American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) Fellow: Gerardo Moreno, M.D., M.S.H.S., assistant professor, department of family medicine, University of California Los Angeles
- Norman F. Gant/American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) Fellow: Brownsyne M. Tucker Edmonds, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis