News

For media inquiries, contact Dana Korsen | DKorsen@nas.edu | 202-334-2843

NAM Receives $750,000 Gift to Establish Bioethics Fellowship

July 27, 2015

The Greenwall Foundation has made a bequest of $750,000 to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), formerly the Institute of Medicine, to establish a permanent two-year fellowship in bioethics.┬áThe Greenwall […]


Countering Threats of Epidemic Infectious Diseases: First Meeting of the Commission on a Global Health Risk Framework for the Future

July 27, 2015

Over the past 15 years, outbreaks of Ebola, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), and H1N1 have demonstrated the lack of an adequate local and global […]


Announcing the 2015-2016 Class of RWJF Health Policy Fellows

July 13, 2015

The National Academy of Medicine and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) proudly announce the 2015-2016 class of RWJF Health Policy Fellows. Beginning in September, the six health professionals selected […]


Marcia K. McNutt Nominated as Next NAS President

July 6, 2015

The Council of the National Academy of Sciences has approved the nomination of Marcia K. McNutt, editor-in-chief of the Science family of journals, for election as president of the Academy, […]


Advisory Group for Human Gene Editing Initiative Named

June 15, 2015

The NAS and the NAM have formed an advisory group for the academies’ joint Initiative on Human Gene Editing. The role of the advisory group will be to identify and […]


NAM President Victor J. Dzau Honored at Project HOPE Gala

June 9, 2015

On June 9, 2015, NAM President Victor J. Dzau received the Project HOPE Global Health Partner Award, “which acknowledges an individual who has been a lifelong champion for global health […]


NAS and NAM Announce Initiative on Human Gene Editing

May 18, 2015

Read an editorial by Victor J. Dzau and Ralph J. Cicerone on Responsible Use of Human Gene Editing Technologies >> The NAS and the NAM are launching a major initiative […]



Join Our Community

Sign up for NAM email updates