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Two NAM Members Named 2024 Kavli Prize Laureates

June 12, 2024

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters today announced the 2024 Kavli Prize Laureates in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience, and neuroscience. Eight scientists from three countries are honored for […]

NAM Welcomes New Councilors for 2024–2027

June 7, 2024

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) is pleased to announce the new members of the NAM Council—the academy’s governing and oversight body—for the term beginning in 2024, and to extend […]

National Academy of Medicine Launches Commission to Identify Transformative Strategies for Health System Performance

June 5, 2024

Today the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced the appointment of 19 Commissioners to serve on its Commission on Investment Imperatives for a Healthy Nation (the Commission). The Commission is […]

NAM President Victor J. Dzau Delivers Commencement Addresses at Emory, Texas A&M and Receives Honorary Degrees from Emory, Tulane

May 28, 2024

Dr. Victor J. Dzau, President of the National Academy of Medicine, was an honored guest at three commencement ceremonies this month, delivering addresses at the Emory University School of Medicine […]

National Academy of Medicine Names 11 Scholars in Diagnostic Excellence for 2024

May 23, 2024

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has selected 11 individuals for the 2024 class of the NAM Scholars in Diagnostic Excellence program.  Funded by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, […]

Repeal of Roe v. Wade Has Implications for Health Workforce and Society at Large; Two New Articles Examine Impacts

May 22, 2024

The June 2022 Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Supreme Court decision—which removed the right to abortion in the United States—has had immediate consequences for access to reproductive care. Nearly […]

National Academy of Medicine Co-Hosts Climate and Health Day at US Climate Action Summit and Launches Initiative to Accelerate the National Climate and Health Movement

April 25, 2024

Climate change has a profound impact on human health: communities around the United States are already grappling with devastating effects from excessive heat, air pollution, and more. Important work is […]

NAM Hosts Convening to Address Research Gaps at the Intersection of Climate Change, Health, and Equity; Leaders Across Disciplines Identify Strategies to Advance Solutions

April 22, 2024

Victor J. Dzau (NAM), Bechara Choucair (Kaiser Permanente), and Jonathan Patz (University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute) open event with remarks on the link between climate, health, and equity Today […]

New Paper Outlines Draft Code of Conduct to Ensure That the Use of AI In Health and Health Care Meets Its Full Potential Reliably and Safely

April 8, 2024

“This moment presents a unique opportunity for the health care community … to act collectively and with intention to design the future in the era of AI.”   The use of […]

Community Leaders Highlight Their Priorities Related to Climate Change, Health, and Equity

April 2, 2024

Today the National Academy of Medicine’s (NAM) Climate Communities Network (CCN) released a new project visually depicting local priorities related to climate change, health, and equity from communities across the United States. […]

NAM Recognizes First Health Workforce Well-Being Day; Health Leaders Accelerate Well-Being

March 18, 2024

Today the NAM marks the first annual Health Workforce Well-Being Day by elevating health leaders’ experiences of institutionalizing well-being in their organization, to help inspire more evidence-informed solutions that will […]

Announcing the Health Workforce Well-Being Day of Awareness

March 11, 2024

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Collaborative and over 90 founding partners—including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Dr. […]

NAM Recognizes International Women’s Day

March 8, 2024

Friday, March 8th is recognized around the world as International Women’s Day. Initially celebrated in March 1911, the day is for “collective global activism and celebration that belongs to all […]

NAM Member Awarded Sjöberg Prize for Laying the Foundations of a Cancer Vaccine

February 14, 2024

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the Sjöberg Foundation announced today that National Academy of Medicine (NAM) member Catherine J. Wu has been awarded the Sjöberg Prize. She was […]

New Aspen Health Strategy Group Report Identifies Strategies for Health Sector to Curb Firearm Injury; NAM President Victor Dzau Participated in Developing Report

February 12, 2024

The nonpartisan Aspen Health Strategy Group (AHSG), an initiative of the Aspen Institute, released a new report that examines the need to reduce firearm injury and proposes opportunities for health […]

NAM President Victor Dzau Attends Climate, Vaccine, Women’s Health Events at the World Economic Forum

February 1, 2024

National Academy of Medicine (NAM) President Victor Dzau recently attended a series of events as part of the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos. The conference, held from January […]

100 Days Mission Shares New Report Highlighting Recommendations for Pandemic Preparedness

January 24, 2024

Today the International Pandemic Preparedness Secretariat launched the third annual report on the 100 Days Mission for pandemic preparedness at the Accademia dei Lincei in Rome. The report assesses international […]

Placements of the 2023-2024 RWJF Health Policy Fellows Announced

January 18, 2024

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) recently announced the placements for the 2022-2023 class of RWJF Health Policy Fellows, including bicameral placements in offices […]

COP28 Shines a Light on Health; NAM President Victor J. Dzau Among Global Leaders Marking First-Ever Health Day at U.N. Climate Change Conference

November 30, 2023

As the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP28, gets underway in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, health topics will take center stage This year’s conference—held November 30–December 12—will host a program […]

NAM Member Named to Lead the National Cancer Institute

November 17, 2023

President Joe Biden has announced his intent to appoint National Academy of Medicine (NAM) member W. Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD, as director of the National Cancer Institute. Elected to the […]

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