National Academy of Medicine

Human Trafficking is a Public Health Problem: Our Interview with NAM Fellow and Human Trafficking Expert Dr. Hanni Stoklosa

The National Academy of Medicine’s 2015-2017 American Board of Emergency Medicine fellow is Dr. Hanni Stoklosa. Dr. Stoklosa is an emergency medicine physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and an expert on human trafficking. She co-founded HEAL Trafficking in 2013, an independent,
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NAM Announces 2016 Council Election Results

The votes for the 2016 National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Council election have been tabulated, and the following individuals have been elected to serve three-year terms on the NAM Council effective July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2020. Alta Charo, J.D. Angela Diaz, M.D., M.P.H. Linda
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Thirteen NAM Members Elected to National Academy of Inventors

This week, the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) named 175 leaders of academic invention to NAI Fellow status. Thirteen National Academy of Medicine (NAM) members were among this list of distinguished innovators. Election to the NAI Fellows program is one of the highest professional
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National Academy of Medicine Launches ‘Action Collaborative’ to Promote Clinician Well-Being and Combat Burnout, Depression, and Suicide Among Health Care Workers

In response to alarming evidence of high rates of depression and suicide among U.S. health care workers, the National Academy of Medicine is launching a wide-ranging “action collaborative” of multiple organizations to promote clinician well-being and resilience. To date, more than 20
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Margaret Hamburg, NAM Foreign Secretary, Selected as AAAS President-Elect

Margaret Hamburg, the foreign secretary of the National Academy of Medicine, has been chosen to serve as president-elect of AAAS. She will begin her three-year term as an officer and member of the Executive Committee of the AAAS Board of Directors at the conclusion of the 183rd AAAS A
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Winners of 2016 D.C. Public Health Case Challenge Announced at National Academy of Medicine Annual Meeting

The winners of the fourth annual D.C. Public Health Case Challenge were announced at this year’s National Academy of Medicine annual meeting.  The challenge aims to promote interdisciplinary, problem-based learning around a public health issue of importance to the local Washington, D.
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Steven Hyman and Robin Murray Receive National Academy of Medicine’s Sarnat Award for Their Outstanding Achievements in Improving Mental Health

The National Academy of Medicine today awarded the 2016 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health to two recipients: Steven Hyman, director of the Stanley Institute in Cambridge, Mass., and Robin Murray, a professor at King’s College London, United Kingdom. Hyman w
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David Cella Receives Lienhard Award From National Academy of Medicine for His Pioneering Efforts to Measure Patient-Reported Outcomes

For his pioneering work to measure and apply patient-reported outcomes in health care, the National Academy of Medicine today awarded the Gustav O. Lienhard Award to David Cella, Ralph Seal Paffenbarger Professor and chair, department of medical social sciences, and director, Center f
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National Academy of Medicine Names Three NAM Fellows for 2016

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has selected three outstanding health professionals for the class of 2016 NAM Fellows.  The fellows were chosen based on their professional qualifications, reputations as scholars, professional accomplishments, and relevance of current field expe
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National Academy of Medicine Elects 79 New Members

The National Academy of Medicine announced today the election of 70 regular members and 9 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 individuals who have demonstr
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