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Statement by NAS, NAE, and NAM Presidents on the Political Review of Scientific Proposals


The highest standards of scientific integrity, transparency, and accountability are critical to maintaining public confidence in our nation’s research enterprise and in the wise use of the public investment in research.  The public expects policymakers and age ...

January 16, 2018


More than 130 Organizations Join the National Academy of Medicine in Committing to Clinician Well-Being


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced that more than 130 organizations across the U.S. — including associations, hospital and medical systems, universities, and professional societies — have joined NAM in declaring their commitment ...

January 11, 2018


Statement by NAS, NAE, and NAM Presidents on Report of Banned Words at CDC


We are concerned deeply by a report that staff at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were instructed not to use certain words in budget documents. As leaders of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, we are especially stunne ...

December 18, 2017


National Academy of Medicine to Feature Local Artists in “Visualize Health Equity” Exhibition in Washington, DC


On November 9, 2017, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) will host a first-of-its-kind pop-up art exhibition that explores health equity and gives voice to communities around the nation. Health equity means that everyone has the same shot at living a health ...

October 30, 2017


Winners of 2017 D.C. Public Health Case Challenge Announced at National Academy of Medicine Annual Meeting


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

October 16, 2017


Diane Meier Receives Lienhard Award From National Academy of Medicine for Driving Awareness and Adoption of Palliative Care Services in U.S.


For her leading role in driving awareness and adoption of palliative care services in the United States, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today awarded the Gustav O. Lienhard Award for Advancement of Health Care to Diane Meier, professor of geriatrics an ...

October 16, 2017


Joseph Coyle, Catherine Lord, and Matthew State Receive National Academy of Medicine’s Sarnat Award for Outstanding Achievements in Improving Mental Health


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today awarded 2017 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health to Joseph Coyle, whose research laid the foundation for integrating neuroscience and clinical psychiatry and shifted psychiatry’s emphasis t ...

October 16, 2017


Five Health Professionals Named 2017 National Academy of Medicine Fellows


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has selected five outstanding health professionals for the class of 2017 NAM Fellows. They were chosen based on their professional qualifications and accomplishments, reputations as scholars, and relevance of current fiel ...

October 16, 2017


National Academy of Medicine Elects 80 New Members


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the election of 70 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 16, 2017


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 Barbara J. McNeil, Ridley Watts Professor and founding head of the department of health care policy at Harvard Medical Scho ...

October 16, 2017


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