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The National Academy of Medicine’s (NAM) groundbreaking programs and initiatives are founded on the principles of leadership, innovation, and impact. Through the unparalleled expertise of our membership, our commitment to bold and cross-cutting solutions, and our power to unite stakeholders around urgent priorities, the NAM sets the agenda for global progress in health and health care.

As an independent, nonprofit organization, the NAM relies on philanthropic dollars to fund its work. For example, donations to the NAM support:

NAM Donor Updates

A Stock Gift Could Be a Great Year-End Option for You!

There are just a few more weeks to make a tax-deductible contribution in support of the NAM this year. Donating appreciated securities could be a great option for you, especially since markets are reaching new highs. Stock gifts help the NAE advance the engineering profession while saving you capital gains tax and giving you a tax deduction for the full fair market value of your shares. Stock gifts are easy; just give these instructions to your broker.


Join the NAM for Giving Tuesday 

On November 28th, the NAM will participate in its fourth annual Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving that celebrates philanthropy.

You can join the movement by making a tax deductible contribution to the NAM and support our efforts to ensure a healthy future for everyone across the nation and globe. Gifts made on Giving Tuesday will be matched up to $25,000 thanks to a generous matching gift challenge from an NAM member.

Be on the lookout for updates on how to participate and follow along later this month.


2017 NAM Fall Appeal 

The 2017 NAM Annual Fund fall appeal letter was sent on October 17th. Read the full letter from NAM President Dr. Victor J. Dzau, M.D. here.


Donor Spotlight

Bobbie A. Berkowitz, Ph.D., R.N., has never wavered in her commitment to the National Acacemy of Medicine, even before she was elected in 2001. An active member from the start, she most recently serves on the National Academies’ Report Review Committee. To read more about Dr. Berkowitz’ longstanding dedication to the NAM, follow the link to our Donor Spotlight page.


Ways to Give

Secure online gifts are the fastest way to make a gift, but there are more options to give, read here.

Giving Opportunities

Gifts to the NAM may be unrestricted or designated to support specific goals within the organization. Read more about the programs and initiatives your gift supports.

Philanthropic Societies

Learn about the benefits of membership in one of the NAM’s philanthropic societies.


For more information, or to make a gift, contact Julie Ische, Director of Development, at jische@nas.edu or 202-334-3031.