National Academy of Medicine
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The Neglected Dimension of Global Security

Commission on a Global Health Risk Framework for the Future >>

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Grand Challenges in Health and Medicine

A Catalyst Initiative >>

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Vital Directions for Health and Health Care

Toward Evidence-Based Policy Making >>

The NAM’s initiatives respond to current and emerging priorities in health and medicine.


Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience 

The NAM will build a collaborative platform for supporting and improving clinician well-being and resilience across multiple organizations, including clinician and consumer groups, health care organizations and policy making bodies.

Global Health Risk Framework

The NAM will serve as the Secretariat for an international, independent, multi-stakeholder expert commission to create a global health risk framework for the future.

Grand Challenges in Health and Medicine

The Grand Challenges initiative will inspire leaders across disciplines to coalesce around shared priorities and audacious goals to advance health, medicine, and health sciences.

Human Gene Editing

With the National Academy of Sciences, the NAM will lead an initiative to inform decision making in this controversial new area.

Vital Directions for Health and Health Care

The NAM will compile expert guidance from a group of health and health care leaders to inform the incoming administration and other key decision makers, as well as the public.