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NAM Special Publication Underscores Importance of Health Services Research and Urges Ongoing Federal Support

It is evident that health and health care in the United States is in a period of unprecedented opportunity, accompanied by imposing challenges. The promises are clear. Yet significant unmet challenges remain, and some of them are worsening. A new National Acad ...

November 14, 2018

J. Michael McGinnis to Receive 2018 Fries Prize for Improving Health

ATLANTA — J. Michael McGinnis, MD, MA, MMP, a highly-regarded epidemiologist and health policy expert, will receive the 2018 Fries Prize for Improving Health. McGinnis is being honored for fundamentally transforming our nation’s understanding about how to impr ...

November 12, 2018

National Academy of Medicine Announces Inaugural International Health Policy Fellow

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) at its annual meeting announced its inaugural International Health Policy Fellow, Roger Chung, Ph.D., M.H.S., assistant professor in the School of Public Health and Primary Care at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUH ...

October 18, 2018

Team from University of Maryland, Baltimore, Wins Grand Prize in 2018 D.C. Public Health Case Challenge

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

October 17, 2018

Three Health Professionals Named 2018 National Academy of Medicine Fellows

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has selected three outstanding health professionals for NAM Fellowships. The fellows were chosen based on their professional qualifications, reputations as scholars, professional accomplishments, and relevance of current ...

October 15, 2018

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 Elaine L. Larson,  senior associate dean of scholarship and research, Anna C. Maxwell Professor of Nursing Research, and pr ...

October 15, 2018

National Academy of Medicine Elects 85 New Members

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the election of 75 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 15, 2018

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 NAM Cecil Awards!

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Cecil Awards. The Cecil Awards recognize staff from throughout the National Academies who have manifested superb skill and commitment in furthering the mission of the NAM  ...

October 12, 2018

NAM Special Publication Outlines Use of Procurement Requirements to Drive Interoperability in Health Care

While health care has made great strides in recent years with the proliferation of electronic health records (EHRs), establishment of regional health information exchanges, and development of data exchange standards and interfaces, interoperability among healt ...

October 12, 2018

NAM International Member wins the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

Denis Mukwege, an International Member of the NAM, Class of 2014, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize this year “for his efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.” From “As a pediatrician a ...

October 05, 2018

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