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National Academy of Medicine to Feature Local Artists in “Visualize Health Equity” Exhibition in Washington, DC


On November 9, 2017, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) will host a first-of-its-kind pop-up art exhibition that explores health equity and gives voice to communities around the nation. Health equity means that everyone has the same shot at living a health ...

October 30, 2017


Winners of 2017 D.C. Public Health Case Challenge Announced at National Academy of Medicine Annual Meeting


The winners of the fifth annual D.C. Public Health Case Challenge were announced at this year’s National Academy of Medicine Annual Meeting.  The challenge aims to promote interdisciplinary, problem-based learning around a public health issue of importance to ...

October 16, 2017


Diane Meier Receives Lienhard Award From National Academy of Medicine for Driving Awareness and Adoption of Palliative Care Services in U.S.


For her leading role in driving awareness and adoption of palliative care services in the United States, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today awarded the Gustav O. Lienhard Award for Advancement of Health Care to Diane Meier, professor of geriatrics an ...

October 16, 2017


Joseph Coyle, Catherine Lord, and Matthew State Receive National Academy of Medicine’s Sarnat Award for Outstanding Achievements in Improving Mental Health


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today awarded 2017 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health to Joseph Coyle, whose research laid the foundation for integrating neuroscience and clinical psychiatry and shifted psychiatry’s emphasis t ...

October 16, 2017


Five Health Professionals Named 2017 National Academy of Medicine Fellows


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has selected five outstanding health professionals for the class of 2017 NAM Fellows. They were chosen based on their professional qualifications and accomplishments, reputations as scholars, and relevance of current fiel ...

October 16, 2017


National Academy of Medicine Elects 80 New Members


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the election of 70 regular members and 10 international members during its annual meeting. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognize ...

October 16, 2017


National Academy of Medicine Honors Three Members for Outstanding Service


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) honored three members today at its annual meeting for their outstanding service. The honorees are Barbara J. McNeil, Ridley Watts Professor and founding head of the department of health care policy at Harvard Medical Scho ...

October 16, 2017


NAM Member Joseph DeSimone Receives 22nd Heinz Award for Technology, the Economy and Employment


Earlier this month, the Heinz Family Foundation announced NAM member Dr. Joseph DeSimone as the recipient of the 2017 Heinz Award for Technology, the Economy and Employment. Dr. DeSimone is a polymer scientist whose research is at the interface of polymer scie ...

September 25, 2017


NAM Member Douglas R. Lowy Receives Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award


NAM member Douglas R. Lowy has received this year’s Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award for pioneering technological advances that led to the creation of HPV vaccines for prevention of cervical cancer and other tumors caused by human papilloma ...

September 22, 2017


National Academy of Medicine Releases New Special Publication Guide to Help Health Clinicians Counter the Opioid Epidemic


Halting the opioid epidemic requires aggressive action across multiple dimensions, including informed, active, and determined front-line leadership from health clinicians working in every setting throughout the nation, says a new National Academy of Medicine s ...

September 21, 2017


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