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Risa Lavizzo-Mourey Receives Lienhard Award; Spero M. Manson Receives Sarnat Prize

September 15, 2021

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey Receives Lienhard Award From National Academy of Medicine for Leadership to Improve the Health of All Americans   The National Academy of Medicine today announced Risa Lavizzo-Mourey is […]


New Discussion Paper Urges Health Care Quality and Safety Initiatives to Center Health Equity

September 15, 2021

A new individually authored discussion paper in NAM Perspectives — the digital periodical of the National Academy of Medicine — published September 15, 2021 identifies health equity as the area […]


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

September 14, 2021

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the 2021 Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine Scholars. These individuals are early- to mid-career professionals from a wide range of health-related […]


National Academy of Medicine Names Five NAM Fellows for 2021

August 5, 2021

The National Academy of Medicine has selected five outstanding health professionals for the class of 2021 NAM Fellowships. The fellows were chosen based on their professional qualifications and accomplishments, reputations […]


Expert Papers from the NAM Identify Lessons Learned and Compelling Needs for Quality, Safety, and Standards Organizations and Biomedical Research after COVID-19

July 26, 2021

In response to the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the American health system, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has convened experts in 9 sectors of health, health care, and […]


Discussion Paper Offers Guidance on Identifying Credible Sources of Health Information in Social Media

July 21, 2021

WASHINGTON — A new individually authored discussion paper in NAM Perspectives — the digital periodical of the National Academy of Medicine — outlines principles and attributes that social media platforms […]


Six Health Professionals Selected for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows Program at the National Academy of Medicine

July 20, 2021

Today, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) named the 2021-2022 class of RWJF Health Policy Fellows. The six health professionals joining the fellowship program […]


17th Assistant Secretary for Health, Dr. Rachel L. Levine, Joins National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic as Co-Chair

July 20, 2021

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) is pleased to welcome U.S. Assistant Secretary for Health Rachel L. Levine as a co-chair of the Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic, […]


G20 High Level Independent Panel Releases Report on Financing the Global Commons for Pandemic Preparedness and Response

July 9, 2021

The National Academy of Medicine and the Wellcome Trust serve as Administrative Secretariat for a G20 High Level Executive Panel that today released a report titled A Global Deal for […]


NAM Member Cato Laurencin to Receive Prestigious Spingarn Medal from NAACP

July 6, 2021

Cato T. Laurencin, member of the NAM, NAS, and NAE, will receive the Spingarn Medal during the NAACP’s 112th Annual Convention, recognizing his work in tissue regeneration, biomaterials science, nanotechnology, […]



NAM President Victor Dzau Delivers UMD Commencement Address and Receives Honorary Degree from UBC

June 10, 2021

Dr. Victor Dzau, President of the National Academy of Medicine, has been the honored guest at two distinguished commencement ceremonies this academic year. On May 20, 2021, Dzau spoke at […]



Expert Papers from the National Academy of Medicine Identify Lessons Learned and Compelling Needs for Health Care Payers and Clinicians and Professional Societies after COVID-19

May 26, 2021

WASHINGTON – In response to the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the American health system, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has convened experts in 9 sectors of health, health […]


NAM Publishes an Expert Panel Paper on Priority Opportunities for CMMI

May 25, 2021

Washington, DC – An expert panel convened by the National Academy of Medicine’s Leadership Consortium for a Value & Science-Driven Health System has published a communication proposing priority opportunities for […]




NAM Publishes Letter Urging the Biden Administration to Immediately Allocate a Portion of U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Supply to Countries in Need

April 13, 2021

Washington, DC — The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has published a letter addressed to Xavier Becerra, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Jeffrey Zients, […]


Expert Papers from the National Academy of Medicine Identify Lessons Learned and Compelling Needs for Public Health and Care Systems after COVID-19

April 7, 2021

In response to the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the American health system, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) convened experts in nine sectors of health, health care, and biomedical […]




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