Awards

 

The NAM presents awards annually to recognize singular individuals in the fields of health, medicine, and science.

 

The Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health

The Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health recognizes individuals, groups, or organizations for outstanding achievement in improving mental health.

 

Gustav O. Lienhard Award for Advancement of Health Care

The Gustav O. Lienhard Award for Advancement of Health Care recognizes outstanding achievement in improving health care services in the United States.

Member and Staff Awards

The NAM presents awards annually to members and staff whose service to the mission of the NAM and the National Academies has been especially distinguished.  The 2021 NAM Member Awards will be presented during the NAM Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, October 16-18, 2021.

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The Walsh McDermott Medal

The Walsh McDermott Medal recognizes an NAM member for distinguished service to the NAM and the Academies over an extended period of time.

 

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The Adam Yarmolinsky Medal

The Adam Yarmolinsky Medal is awarded to an NAM member from a discipline outside the health and medical sciences.

 

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The David Rall Medal

The David Rall Medal is awarded to an NAM member  who has demonstrated particularly distinguished leadership as a chair of a study committee or other activity.

 

Cecil Award

The Cecil Award recognizes a current or former staff member for outstanding, sustained contributions to programs or membership activities.

 

For more information, please contact NAMedicine@nas.edu


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