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  • National Academy of Medicine
    Engineering and Medicine The NAM has assumed membership honorific and other functions formerly administered by the Institute of Medicine while the IOM continues its consensus study and convening activities as a program unit of the Academies IOM content can be found at iom nationalacademies org Learn more Events Global Health Risk Framework Meeting 1 on July 28 2015 NAM Annual Meeting on October 18 2015 View All Events President s

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Events
    28 29 2015 at the National Academy of Sciences building located at 2101 Constitution Avenue NW in Washington DC The meeting will be entirely closed on July 28 but will be open to the public on July 29 from 9 am to 1 pm The objectives of the open session on July 29 include the following The International Oversight Group will present the Statement of Task to the Commission and make clarifications if needed An expert panel will address issues of governance finance resilient health systems and medical products research and development when responding to infectious disease outbreaks of international concern at the global regional national and local levels The Commission will consider the different perspectives presented as they develop the approach for this study An agenda will be available soon For more information email GHRFCommission nas edu NAM Annual Meeting Date 18 October 2015 Venue NAS Building The theme of this year s annual meeting is Aging Complexities Opportunities and Impacts on Society The keynote address will be delivered by Laura Carstensen Fairleigh S Dickinson Jr Professor in Public Policy and Professor of Psychology at Stanford University and Founding Director of the Stanford Center on Longevity NAM President Victor

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Support the NAM
    NAM s mission of providing authoritative unbiased advice to policy makers health professionals and the public curating innovative ideas and supporting young professionals and convening leaders across disciplines to address the most pressing issues in health and health care Our donors value the distinctive research process established by the National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine which provides evidence based answers to difficult questions of global importance Your support today allows us to provide timely responses to matters affecting the health of the nation and the world Our Funding The NAM is an independent nonprofit organization that depends on private funds to fulfill its mission Financial support from generous individuals foundations corporations federal agencies and other organizations who share our commitment to excellence and independence is essential to support our programs and initiatives Ways to Give Secure online gifts are the fastest way to make a difference in supporting the NAM s mission Learn more about the many ways to give Giving Opportunities Gifts to the NAM may be unrestricted or designated to support specific goals within the organization Learn more about giving opportunities Donor Societies Learn about the benefits of membership in one of the NAM s donor societies

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  • National Academy of Medicine » About the NAM
    write that thesis 2015 NAM Council The NAM is governed by a Council composed of NAM members elected by the membership Victor J Dzau M D Chairman Margaret Hamburg M D Foreign Secretary Jane E Henney M D Home Secretary Nancy E Adler Ph D Professor of Medical Psychology Director Center for Health and Community University of California San Francisco Nancy Andrews Ph D M D Vice Chancellor and Dean Duke University School of Medicine Sheila P Burke M P A R N Faculty Research Fellow Malcolm Weiner Center for Social Policy John F Kennedy School of Government Harvard University R Alta Charo J D Warren P Knowles Professor of Law Bioethics School of Law Department of Medical History and Bioethics School of Medicine and Public Health University of Wisconsin Madison Ellen Wright Clayton M D J D Craig Weaver Professor of Pediatrics Professor of Law Co Founder Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society Vanderbilt University Angela Diaz M D M P H Jean C and James W Crystal Professor of Adolescent Health Department of Pediatrics and Department of Preventive Medicine Mount Sinai School of Medicine Jack E Dixon Ph D Associate Vice Chancellor Scientific Affairs Distinguished Professor Department of Pharmacology University of California San Diego Mark C Fishman M D President Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research Elaine Fuchs Ph D Investigator Howard Hughes Medical Institute Laboratory Head of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development The Rockefeller University Lynn R Goldman M D M P H Dean School of Public Health and Health Services Professor Environmental and Occupational Health The George Washington University Diane E Griffin M D Ph D Distinguished University Service Professor Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health H Robert Horvitz Ph D Investigator Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor of Biology Massachusetts Institute of Technology Steven E Hyman M D Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor Director Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard Arthur L Kellerman M D Ph D Paul O Neill Alcoa Chair in Policy Analysis RAND Corporation Raynard Kington M D Ph D President Grinnell College Gilbert Omenn M D Ph D Professor of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics Internal Medicine Human Genetics and Public Health University of Michigan E Albert Reece M B A M D Ph D Vice President for Medical Affairs University of Maryland John Z and Akiko K Bowers Distinguished Professor and Dean University of Maryland School of Medicine William W Stead M D Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Chief Strategy Officer Vanderbilt University Medical Center McKesson Foundation Professor of Biomedical Informatics Medicine Vanderbilt University Medical Tadataka Yamada M D Vice Chair NAM Council Chief Medical and Scientific Officer Executive Vice President and Board Member Takeda Pharmaceuticals Keith R Yamamoto Ph D Executive Vice Dean School of Medicine Professor Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology University of California San Francisco Awards and Honors at the National Academy of Medicine The NAM presents awards annually to recognize singular individuals in the fields of health medicine and science The Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health The Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health recognizes individuals groups or organizations for outstanding achievement in improving mental health Gustav O Lienhard Award The Gustav O Lienhard Award recognizes outstanding achievement in improving health care services in the United States Member and Staff Awards The NAM presents awards annually to members and staff whose service to the mission of the NAM and the Academies has been especially distinguished The Walsh McDermott Medal The Walsh McDermott Medal recognizes an NAM member for distinguished service to the NAM and the Academies over an extended period of time The Adam Yarmolinsky Medal The Adam Yarmolinsky Medal is awarded to an NAM member from a discipline outside the health and medical sciences The David Rall Medal The David Rall Medal is awarded to an NAM member who has demonstrated particularly distinguished leadership as a chair of a study committee or other activity Cecil Award The Cecil Award recognizes a current or former staff member for outstanding sustained contributions to programs or membership activities Support the NAM Invest in the future of health The National Academy of Medicine NAM advises the nation and the international community on matters of health medicine and related policy Your donation supports the NAM s mission of providing authoritative unbiased advice to policy makers health professionals and the public curating innovative ideas and supporting young professionals and convening leaders across disciplines to address the most pressing issues in health and health care Our donors value the distinctive research process established by the National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine which provides evidence based answers to difficult questions of global importance Your support today allows us to provide timely responses to matters affecting the health of the nation and the world Our Funding The NAM is an independent nonprofit organization that depends on private funds to fulfill its mission Financial support from generous individuals foundations corporations federal agencies and other organizations who share our commitment to excellence and independence is essential to support our programs and initiatives Ways to Give Secure online gifts are the fastest way to make a difference in supporting the NAM s mission Learn more about the many ways to give Giving Opportunities Gifts to the NAM may be unrestricted or designated to support specific goals within the organization Learn more about our giving opportunities Donor Societies Learn about the benefits of membership in one of the NAM s donor societies For more information or to make a gift contact Julie Ische Director of Development at jische nas edu or 202 334 3031 Get updates from the NAM Media Inquiries Contact Jennifer Walsh Senior Media Officer at jwalsh nas edu or 202 334 2813 Permissions To request permission to reproduce an NAM Perspective or a report of the National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine the Academies contact Barb Murphy at bmurphy nas edu For permission to reproduce other NAM materials contact Laura DeStefano at

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Programs
    national health policy fellowship and scholarship programs Innovation to Incubation i2I champions innovative ideas and cultivates pathways to action to augment the work of the NAM the IOM and the health related activities of other groups in the Academies Leadership Consortium for Value Science Driven Health Care The Consortium is a network of senior leaders and innovators whose organizations are dedicated to progress toward a continuously learning health system Rosenthal

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Initiatives
    A public health education campaign 2015 DC Public Health Case Challenge Aging and Health Vital Directions for Health and Health Care Expert guidance from the National Academy of Medicine The NAM s initiatives respond to current and emerging priorities in health and medicine A Healthy America A Healthy America is a health information and marketing campaign that will leverage the power of contemporary media to promote healthy behaviors DC Public Health Case Challenge The Case Challenge aims to promote interdisciplinary problem based learning around a public health issue that faces the local Washington DC community Global Health Risk Framework The NAM will serve as the Secretariat for an international independent multi stakeholder expert commission to create a global health risk framework for the future Grand Challenges in Health and Medicine The Grand Challenges initiative will inspire leaders across disciplines to coalesce around shared priorities and audacious goals to advance health medicine and health sciences Listening Tour The NAM is committed to learning from its diverse membership as well as community leaders policy makers and health science and industry leaders nationwide Vital Directions for Health and Health Care The NAM will compile expert guidance from a bipartisan group of health and

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Perspectives
    Outcomes The Institute of Medicine IOM Roundtable on Population Health Improvement s workshop summary titled Business Engagement in Building Healthy Communities highlights how local and regional stakeholders can be effective community leaders for improving population Authors Ralph Schulz Tags Public Health June 23 2015 Unleashing the Power of Prevention Every day across America behavioral health problems in childhood and adolescence from anxiety to violence take a heavy toll on millions of lives For decades the approach to these problems has been to treat them only after they ve been identified at a high Authors J David Hawkins Jeffrey M Jenson Richard Catalano Mark W Fraser Gilbert J Botvin Valerie Shapiro C Hendricks Brown William Beardslee David Brent Laurel K Leslie Mary Jane Rotheram Borus Pat Shea Andy Shih Elizabeth Anthony Kevin P Haggerty Kimberly Bender Deborah Gorman Smith Erin Casey and Susan Stone Tags Children s health Public Health June 22 2015 A Challenge to Unleash the Power of Prevention Prevention is the best investment we can make in behavioral health and the time to make it is now Every day across America behavioral health problems in childhood and adoles cence take a heavy toll on millions of lives These problems cause deep often long Authors J David Hawkins Jeffrey M Jenson Richard Catalano Mark W Fraser Gilbert J Botvin Valerie Shapiro C Hendricks Brown William Beardslee David Brent Laurel K Leslie Mary Jane Rotheram Borus Pat Shea Andy Shih Elizabeth Anthony Kevin P Haggerty Kimberly Bender Deborah Gorman Smith Erin Casey and Susan Stone Tags Children s health Public Health June 22 2015 Variant Validity Selected vs General Population Advances in genome sequencing represent an unparalleled opportunity to examine the genomic landscape of an individual and potentially identify genetic variants that are relevant for the diagnosis and treatment of

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  • National Academy of Medicine » News
    the six health professionals selected will spend a year in Washington DC working on hea July 13 2015 Marcia K McNutt Nominated as Next NAS President The Council of the National Academy of Sciences has approved the nomination of Marcia K McNutt editor in chief of the Science family of journals for election as president of the Academy to succeed Ralph J Cicerone when his second term as NAS president end July 06 2015 Advisory Group for Human Gene Editing Initiative Named The NAS and the NAM have formed an advisory group for the academies joint Initiative on Human Gene Editing The role of the advisory group will be to identify and gather information and advice from the scientific and medical communities that will enable June 15 2015 NAM President Victor J Dzau Honored at Project HOPE Gala On June 9 2015 NAM President Victor J Dzau received the Project HOPE Global Health Partner Award which acknowledges an individual who has been a lifelong champion for global health issues The Project HOPE press release reads As President of June 09 2015 NAS and NAM Announce Initiative on Human Gene Editing The NAS and the NAM are launching a major initiative

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