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National Academy of Medicine Sheds Light on Clinician Burnout and Well-Being Through Art Exhibition in Washington, DC


On May 2, 2018, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) will host a pop-up art exhibition that collects insights from around the country on clinician burnout and well-being. Clinician burnout can have serious, wide-ranging consequences, from reduced job perform ...

April 25, 2018


In Memoriam: Beatrix “Betty” Hamburg


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) honors the life and work of Beatrix Hamburg, a pioneering child and adolescent psychiatrist and NAM member who passed away on April 16, 2018, at the age of 94. Dr. Hamburg is survived by her husband, David A. Hamburg, who ...

April 19, 2018


NAM President Responds to Recent Gun Violence With Calls for Research


The National Academy of Medicine’s President, Victor J. Dzau, has authored three editorial pieces on promoting research as a crucial first step to developing effective policies. Quick links Good Gun Policy Needs Research (Science) Public Health Research ...

March 22, 2018


National Academy of Medicine Launches One of Most Comprehensive Online Resource Hubs on Clinician Burnout and Well-Being


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today launched the Clinician Well-Being Knowledge Hub, a comprehensive online repository for health system leaders, clinicians, and trainees that contains resources highlighting promising approaches for combating clinicia ...

March 22, 2018


Statement by NAS, NAE, and NAM Presidents on Effort to Counter Online Misinformation


We are pleased to announce that the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are exploring ways to mobilize our expertise to counter misinformation on the web related to science, engineering, and health. Part of the mission of the National Aca ...

March 20, 2018


National Academy of Medicine Highlights Communities Driving Health Equity in Newly Released Short Documentary Series


The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today released a documentary video series titled “Communities Driving Health Equity” to spotlight local organizations across the U.S. advancing health equity for their communities by addressing the environmental, social, ...

February 06, 2018


National Academies Announce Initiative on Climate Communication; Appoints Advisory Committee


The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are launching a major initiative to more effectively enable their extensive body of work on climate science, impacts, and response options to inform the public and decision makers. “The National Aca ...

January 24, 2018


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


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