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Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research Establishes Endowed NAM Fellowship

March 2, 2023

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) has endowed a new National Academy of Medicine (NAM) fellowship to provide early-career anesthesiology scholars with the opportunity to experience and participate […]

International Pandemic Preparedness Secretariat Releases New Report; NAM President Victor Dzau Co-Chairs IPPS Scientific Advisory Group

February 1, 2023

The independent International Pandemic Preparedness Secretariat (IPPS) has released a new report highlighting progress in the 100 Days Mission, an international effort to ensure that safe, effective vaccines, diagnostics, and […]

NAM President Victor Dzau Discusses Critical Link Between Health and Climate at World Economic Forum

January 24, 2023

On January 18, 2023, National Academy of Medicine (NAM) President Victor J. Dzau spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, about the important link between addressing climate change […]

2023 National Academy of Sciences Awardees Include 2 NAM Members

January 23, 2023

The National Academy of Sciences will honor 16 individuals with awards recognizing their extraordinary scientific achievements in a wide range of fields spanning the physical, biological, social, and medical sciences. These […]

NAM and RWJF Announce Placements for 2022-2023 Class of RWJF Health Policy Fellows

January 12, 2023

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

Taliban’s Ban on Education for Afghan Women and Girls Will Have Potentially Disastrous Consequences, Say U.S. National Academies Presidents

December 23, 2022

NAM President Victor J. Dzau joined NAS President Marcia McNutt and NAE President John Anderson in a statement expressing concern about the recent decision by the leadership of the Taliban […]

US & UK National Medical Academies Commit to Action on Climate Change & Call for Action by World Health Leaders

December 13, 2022

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) in the United States and the Academy of Medical Sciences (UK Academy) in the United Kingdom jointly commit to bringing their leadership and influence […]

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 […]

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