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National Academies Keck Futures Initiative announces winners of the NAKFI challenge


The National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI) is pleased to announce the recipients of three $500,000 NAKFI Challenge awards. A 15-year, $40 million dollar program funded by the W.M. Keck Foundation, NAKFI was initiated in 2003 to break down barriers ...

September 05, 2018


2018 Communication Award Winners Announced


‘The Death and Life of the Great Lakes’ Wins Best Book Award From Academies; Crossing the Line Productions and HHMITangled Bank Studios, Science Magazine, ProPublica/NPR Also Take Top Prizes WASHINGTON — The National Academies of Sciences, En ...

August 23, 2018


National Academy of Medicine Launches Action Collaborative to Counter Opioid Epidemic; Public-Private Partnership Will Coordinate Initiatives Across Sectors to Drive Collective Solutions


In recognition of the need for a national coordinated and collective response to the epidemic of opioid addiction in the U.S., the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), in partnership with the Aspen Institute, launched a public-private partnership made up of mor ...

July 31, 2018


National Academy of Medicine and FDA Announce the 2018 Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellows


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) along with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) have named the 2018-2019 class of FDA Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellows.  Six individuals were selected through a highly selective nati ...

July 26, 2018


National Academy of Medicine Announces Participants in Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine Program


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine. The individuals are early- to mid-career professionals from a wide range of health-related fields, such as basic and translational science, clinical medicine, b ...

July 19, 2018


Class of 2018-2019 RWJF Fellows and Nurse-Scholar-in-Residence Announced


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) today named the 2018-2019 class of RWJF Health Policy Fellows.  Beginning in September, eight health professionals will spend a year in Washington, D.C., working on health-related ...

June 28, 2018


Statement on Harmful Consequences of Separating Families at the U.S. Border


We urge the Department of Homeland Security immediately to stop separating migrant children from their families, based on the body of scientific evidence that underscores the potential for lifelong harmful consequences for these children and based on human rig ...

June 20, 2018


In Memoriam: Stuart Bondurant


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) honors the life and work of Stuart Bondurant, who passed away on May 26, 2018. Dr. Bondurant served as Acting President of the NAM (then the Institute of Medicine) in 1991 and 1992 during the search for Samuel Thier’ ...

May 29, 2018


Statement by the Presidents of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and National Academy of Medicine on Preventing Sexual Harassment


Sexual harassment in science, engineering, and medicine diminishes the integrity of the U.S. research enterprise. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine take this issue very seriously. We have long been committed to providing a safe work ...

May 22, 2018


National Academy of Medicine Sheds Light on Clinician Burnout and Well-Being Through Art Exhibition in Washington, DC


On May 2, 2018, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) will host a pop-up art exhibition that collects insights from around the country on clinician burnout and well-being. Clinician burnout can have serious, wide-ranging consequences, from reduced job perform ...

April 25, 2018


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