NAM Elects 100 New Members

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National Academy of Medicine Elects 100 New Members

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the election of 90 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 health and medicine and recognizes...

NAM Announces Recipients of the 2021 Cecil Awards

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Cecil Awards. The Cecil Awards recognize staff from throughout the National Academies who have demonstrated superb skill and commitment in furthering the mission of the NAM: to...

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An Equity Agenda for the Field of Health Care Quality Improvement

Centering equity is imperative in delivering high-quality health care.

Authors of a new NAM Perspectives discussion paper have identified priorities that can help advance racial equity within the U.S. health care and delivery systems. Major areas of potential advancement include fostering patient trust in the health care system, increasing community engagement opportunities, improving leadership and culture, and rewarding organizations for prioritizing equity.

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