National Academy of Medicine

NAM President Victor J. Dzau Receives Honorary Degree from the University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China—On March 15, 2016, National Academy of Medicine (NAM) President Victor J. Dzau received a Doctor of
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Global Scientific Community Commits to Sharing Data on Zika

Leading global health bodies including academic journals, NGOs, research funders and institutes, have committed to sharing data and results re
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Appointment of J. Michael McGinnis as Leonard D. Schaeffer Executive Officer of NAM

The National Academy of Medicine has announced the appointment of J. Michael McGinnis as the new Leonard D. Schaeffer Ex
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RWJF Health Policy Fellow Robert Mabry Welcomed to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) announced on January 8, 2016 the addition of
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NAM Members to Receive National Medals of Science, Technology by President Obama

Read President Obama’s remarks at the awards ceremony >> On December 22, 2015, the White House announced this year’s recipi
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NAM Gant/ABOG Fellow Named Secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals in Louisiana

Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards has named the NAM’s inaugural Norman F. Gant/American Board of Obstetrics and Gyn
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2015 DC Public Health Case Challenge Results

On October 16, 2015, the National Academy of Medicine and the Institute of Medicine hosted the third annual DC Public Health Case Challenge. The case challen
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Robert Brent receives 2015 Gustav O. Lienhard Award

The National Academy of Medicine today awarded the Gustav O. Lienhard Award to Robert Brent for his foundational research into environmental risk facto
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Jamison & Kendler receive 2015 Sarnat Prize

The National Academy of Medicine today awarded the 2015 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health to Kay Redfield Jamison and Kenneth Kendle
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