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The following societies were created as a symbol of appreciation and way to acknowledge the significant financial contributions made in support of the National Academy of Medicine. The private philanthropy provided by our members and friends greatly advances the NAM’s mission—to advise and improve the health of our nation and world.

Cumulative Giving

The Einstein Society recognizes members and friends of the NAM, the National Academy of Sciences, and the National Academy of Engineering whose cumulative lifetime giving totals $100,000 or more. In honor of their contributions, Einstein Society members are:

  • Recognized on permanent donor walls at the historic National Academy of Sciences Building and the Keck Center in Washington, DC
  • Presented with a replica of the famous Albert Einstein memorial located on the grounds of the NAS Building
  • Acknowledged as Einstein Society members in the NAM Annual Report and the NAS Report of the Treasurer


The NAM Society
recognizes members and friends of the NAM whose cumulative giving totals $20,000 to $100,000. In honor of their contributions, NAM Society members are:

  • Recognized on permanent donor walls at the historic National Academy of Sciences Building and the Keck Center in Washington, DC
  • Acknowledged as NAM Society members in the NAM Annual Report and the NAS Report of the Treasurer

Annual Giving

The NAM’s Annual Giving Societies recognize members and friends of the NAM who contribute gifts or pledges of $1,000 or more during the calendar year. In honor of their philanthropy, these donors are recognized in the NAM Annual Report and the NAS Report of the Treasurer. Membership is based on the following annual giving levels:

  • Catalyst Society: $50,000 or more
  • Rosette Society: $25,000 – $49,999
  • Challenge Society: $10,000 – $24,999
  • Charter Society: $1,000 – $9,999

Loyalty Society

Loyalty Society recognizes members and friends who have made gifts to the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, or National Academy of Medicine for at least 20 years.

Planned Giving

The Heritage Society celebrates NAM members and friends for the thoughtful gesture of planning a gift today that provides for the future. It recognizes individuals who have included a bequest in their will or planned another type of deferred gift to the NAM.

Participation in the Heritage Society demonstrates your desire to leave a legacy that upholds the value of engineering through the critical work that is done by the Academy. Planned gifts not only help build endowment, but are essential to secure the NAM’s long-term strength.

To learn more about planned giving and the Heritage Society, please contact Jamie Killorin, Director of Planned Giving, at jkillorin@nas.edu or 202-334-3833.


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