National Academy of Medicine

2017-2018 Nurse Scholar Announced

Tener Goodwin Veenema has been selected as the Distinguished NAM Nurse Scholar-in-Residence for 2017-2018 Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, RN, FAAN, has been chosen as the 2017–2018 Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence at the National Academy of Medicine. The NAM Distinguished
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New National Academy of Medicine Special Publication Examines ‘High-Need Patients’

New National Academy of Medicine Special Publication Offers Opportunities for Improving Outcomes and Reducing Costs in the Treatment of  ‘High-Needs Patients’ – Those Who Make Up  5 Percent of All Patients but  Account for Nearly Half of All Health Care Spending.New N Nearly half of t
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Six Health Professionals Selected for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows Program at the National Academy of Medicine

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) today named the 2017-2018 class of RWJF Health Policy Fellows.  Beginning in September, six health professionals will spend a year in Washington, D.C., working on health-related legislative and regulatory
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NASEM Publications Round-Up: May 2017

Browse all health-related publications released by the National Academies in April 2017 below. To receive updates from the NAM, please subscribe to our mailing list. Reports document the evidence-based consensus of an authoring committee of experts. Proceedings chronicle the presentat
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U.S. National Academy of Medicine to Establish Its First International Health Policy Fellowship; A Fellow in the Inaugural Class Will Come From The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The U.S. National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced today that it will establish the National Academy of Medicine International Health Policy Fellowship Program with the goal of fostering a pipeline of health policy scholars who will put forth informed solutions to some of the world
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NAM Launches New Online Interview Series, Community Health Heroes, To Spotlight Individuals or Groups Who Are Pursuing Health Equity in Communities Across the Nation

The National Academy of Medicine launched a new online interview series today, entitled Community Health Heroes. Inspired by the 2017 National Academies report Communities in Action, this series will highlight individuals or groups who are pursuing health and health equity in communit
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NAM Member Keith Yamamoto Receives Luminary Award for Work in Precision Medicine

This past week, National Academy of Medicine (NAM) member Keith R. Yamamoto received the Luminary Award from the Precision Medicine World Conference. He receives this prestigious award for his “Conception, Implementation and Advocacy for Precision Medicine.” Dr. Yamamoto h
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NASEM Publications Round-Up: April 2017

Browse all health-related publications released by the National Academies in April 2017 below. To receive updates from the NAM, please subscribe to our mailing list. Reports document the evidence-based consensus of an authoring committee of experts. Proceedings chronicle the presentat
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NAM Member James Allison Named One of TIME’s Most Influential

Dr. James Allison, who made pivotal insights to treat cancer by training our immune system instead of attacking the tumor directly, has been named to the 2017 TIME 100. Dr. Allison’s work has led to a transformation in cancer research and has significantly improved patient outco
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NAM President Victor Dzau Receives Honorary Degree from the University of South Florida

On April 20, 2017, National Academy of Medicine (NAM) President Victor J. Dzau a distinguished USF degree for his extraordinary leadership in academic medicine, translational research, health care innovation, national health policy and global health. Born in Shanghai and raised in Hon
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