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National Academy of Medicine Extends Culture of Health Program until 2024

March 30, 2021

In the face of ongoing structural barriers that have a direct and negative impact on health, disproportionate outcomes for people of color related to COVID-19, and increased national dialogue around […]




National Academy of Medicine Extends Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience until 2022

February 4, 2021

In the face of the ongoing national clinician burnout crisis and the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and […]


NAM to Serve as Executive Secretariat for G20 High Level Independent Panel on Financing the Global Commons for Pandemic Preparedness and Response

January 28, 2021

On January 26, 2021, G20 Members announced the formation of a High Level Independent Panel on Financing the Global Commons for Pandemic Preparedness and Response. The National Academy of Medicine […]


National Academy of Sciences Awardees Include 3 NAM Members

January 21, 2021

The National Academy of Sciences will honor 20 individuals with awards in recognition of their extraordinary scientific achievements in a wide range of fields spanning the physical, biological, social, and […]


Several NAM Members to Serve on Incoming White House Science Team

January 19, 2021

On January 15, President-Elect Joe Biden announced key members of the incoming White House Science Team, noting that they will “help the Biden-Harris administration confront some of the biggest crises […]


Five NAM Members Elected to Serve 3-Year Terms in the Academy’s Governing Council

January 7, 2021

NAM President Victor J. Dzau and Home Secretary Elena Fuentes-Afflick have announced that the following individuals have been elected by the NAM membership to serve 3-year terms on the Academy’s […]



NAM Special Publication Calls for Trust to be the Foundation for Efficiently, Effectively, and Securely Sharing Health Data Across Stakeholders

November 10, 2020

The effective use and sharing of health data is foundational to the concept of a learning health system—one that leverages and shares data to learn from every patient experience and […]


New Report from Global Future Council on Longevity

October 28, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC (October 28, 2020) – A new report from the Global Future Council on Longevity presents opportunities to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on older people. The […]



National Academy of Medicine Elects 100 New Members

October 19, 2020

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 […]


NAM Awards First-Ever Presidential Citation for Exemplary Leadership to Anthony Fauci

October 19, 2020

Today during the 50th Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), president Victor J. Dzau presented the Academy’s first-ever Presidential Citation for Exemplary Leadership to Anthony S. Fauci, […]


National Academy of Medicine Honors Three Members for Outstanding Service

October 19, 2020

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) honored three members today at its annual meeting for their outstanding service. The honorees are David Relman, Thomas C. and Joan M. Merigan Professor […]


National Academy of Medicine Launches Scholars Program in Diagnostic Excellence

October 15, 2020

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the launch of the NAM Scholars in Diagnostic Excellence program with funding from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. This new program, […]


More than 150 Innovators Awarded in Inaugural Round of Global Competition Seeking Solutions to Improve Healthy Longevity

October 15, 2020

More Than $7.7 Million in Prizes Awarded   The National Academy of Medicine (NAM), together with seven global collaborators representing nearly 50 countries and territories, today announced the winners of […]



National Academy of Medicine President Victor J. Dzau, MD, to Co-Chair New Initiative to Address Brain Health

October 12, 2020

(WASHINGTON, DC – October 12, 2020) – Globally, mental illness is the leading cause of disability; it affects approximately 1 billion people and has annual costs of about $3 trillion. […]


NAM Member Jennifer A. Doudna Receives Nobel Prize in Chemistry

October 7, 2020

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet announced today that they have awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry jointly to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna for their work on […]



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