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NAM Leadership Consortium announces formation of national commission on post-COVID transformation of the U.S. health system

November 30, 2022

The NAM Leadership Consortium today announced the Emerging Fairer & Stronger from COVID-19: the National Commission on Investment Imperatives for a Healthy Nation (the Commission). This new initiative aims to […]


NAM Endowed Position Established by Academy Member Couple

November 9, 2022

Jane E. Henney (NAM ’00) and Robert “Bob” Graham (NAM ’90) have always valued the professional experiences and personal friendships they’ve gained—during their more than 50 years of combined membership—at […]


NAM Welcomes Visiting Scholar-in-Residence E. Albert Reece

October 25, 2022

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) is pleased to announce the appointment of E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, as Visiting Scholar-in-Residence. Reece was elected to the NAM in 1998 […]


National Academy of Medicine Elects 100 New Members

October 17, 2022

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the election of 90 regular members and 10 international members during its annual meeting. Election to the Academy is considered one of […]


National Academy of Medicine Honors Three Members for Outstanding Service

October 16, 2022

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) honored three members today at its annual meeting for their outstanding service. The honorees are Michael M.E. Johns, executive vice president for health affairs […]


Team From George Washington University Wins Grand Prize in 2022 D.C. Public Health Case Challenge

October 15, 2022

The winners of the ninth annual D.C. Public Health Case Challenge were announced on Oct. 10, 2022. The challenge, launched in 2013, aims to promote interdisciplinary, problem-based learning around a […]


NAM member Carolyn R. Bertozzi Receives Nobel Prize in Chemistry

October 6, 2022

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet announced today that they have awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry jointly to Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal, and K. Barry Sharpless for their development of […]


National Academy of Medicine Publishes National Plan for Health Workforce Well-Being and Calls for Collective Movement to Address Burnout Crisis

October 3, 2022

The capacity and well-being of the U.S. health workforce has been under threat for years by an epidemic of burnout, and two years of the COVID-19 pandemic has further exacerbated […]


Joint Statement on Violence Against Health Care Workers

September 30, 2022

AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, and National Academy of Medicine President Victor J. Dzau, MD, issued the following joint statement on violence […]


NAM Extends Catalyst Phase of the Healthy Longevity Global Competition Through 2025 at Global Innovator Summit

September 27, 2022

Additionally, nearly 140 Global Innovators awarded for projects aimed at improving Healthy Longevity The National Academy of Medicine’s (NAM) Healthy Longevity Global Competition is pleased to announce the extension of […]


Daniel H. Geschwind Receives National Academy of Medicine’s Sarnat Prize for Contributions to Understanding of the Genetics of Autism

September 15, 2022

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced that Daniel H. Geschwind is the recipient of the 2022 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health for his groundbreaking scientific […]


Mary Naylor Receives Lienhard Award From National Academy of Medicine for Pioneering the Field of Transitional Care

September 15, 2022

The National Academy of Medicine today announced Mary D. Naylor is the recipient of the 2022 Gustav O. Lienhard Award for Advancement of Health Care for improving the lives of […]


Jeffrey Gordon Receives Inaugural Hamburg Award for Pioneering Contributions to Microbiome Research

September 15, 2022

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, is the recipient of the 2022 David and Beatrix Hamburg Award for Advances in Biomedical Research and Clinical […]


NAM Special Publication on the Opportunity Agenda for CMMI’s Work to Catalyze Health System Transformation

September 13, 2022

Since its founding in 2010 as a key provision of the Affordable Care Act, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) has tested over 50 alternative payment models reaching […]


National Academy of Medicine Announces 10 Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine

September 1, 2022

WASHINGTON — The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the 2022 Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine Scholars. These individuals are early- to mid-career professionals from a wide range […]


Statement from the Presidents of the National Academies on Landmark Legislation

August 17, 2022

In a statement released today, the presidents of the National Academies noted the passage of historic legislation for the future of science, engineering, and medicine in the United States. They […]


NAM Special Publication on Lessons from COVID-19 Identifies Compelling Needs for Health System Transformation

August 10, 2022

To date, in mid-2022, the United States has lost more than a million people to the COVID-19 pandemic. The American people have been real-time witnesses to scores of heroic responses […]


National Academy of Medicine Names Seven NAM Fellows for 2022

August 9, 2022

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has selected seven outstanding health professionals for the class of 2022 NAM Fellowships. The fellows were chosen based on their professional qualifications, reputations as […]


Cheryl Killion Announced as the National Academy of Medicine’s 2022-2023 Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence

July 28, 2022

Cheryl Killion, PhD, MA, MS, RN, FAAN, has been selected as the National Academy of Medicine’s 2022-2023 Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence. Supported for nearly 30 years by the American Academy of […]


NAM Welcomes New Councilors for 2022-2025

July 1, 2022

The National Academy of Medicine is pleased to welcome new members of the NAM Council, the Academy’s governing and oversight body, for 3-year terms effective July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2025: […]



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