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  • National Academy of Medicine » Announcing the 2015-2016 Class of RWJF Health Policy Fellows
    development programs The fellows were chosen in a national competition for highly accomplished health behavioral and social science professionals who have an interest in health policy Their experiences in Washington will enrich their understanding of public policy formation and the ways federal and state government relate to the mission of their home institutions and local communities The fellows program will commence with a three month orientation followed by a nine month assignment in a congressional office or the executive branch where they will be involved in health legislation and programs After their Washington assignment fellows will continue to receive support to sustain their development as health policy leaders With several critical areas of health policy remaining at the top of the federal agenda this class of fellows brings great expertise and health care experience to the decision making process said Marie Michnich director of the RWJF Health Policy Fellows Program at the NAM It promises to be an exciting year ahead one where the fellows will have ample opportunity to both contribute and learn The 2015 2016 fellows are David Keahey PA C M S P H Assistant Professor Department of Family and Preventive Medicine University of Utah Physician Assistant Program Salt Lake City Robert Mabry M D Director of Trauma Care Delivery U S Department of Defense Trauma Center of Excellence Fort Sam Houston Texas Dayna Matthew J D Professor of Law University of Colorado Law School Boulder Thomas Mayes M D M B A Professor and Chairman Department of Pediatrics University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Jeanette Roberts Ph D M P H Professor Pharmaceutical Sciences Division University of Wisconsin Madison Y Claire Wang M D Sc D Associate Professor Department of Health Policy and Management Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health New York City

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/announcing-the-2015-2016-class-of-rwjf-health-policy-fellows/ (2015-07-15)
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  • National Academy of Medicine » NAS and NAM Announce Initiative on Human Gene Editing
    Human gene editing technologies may lead to promising treatments for disease but recent experiments also have raised important questions about the potential risks and ethical concerns of altering the human germline The NAS NAM initiative will include an international summit in fall 2015 to explore the scientific ethical and policy issues associated with human gene editing research In addition the two academies will appoint a multidisciplinary international committee to begin

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/nas-and-nam-announce-initiative-on-gene-editing/ (2015-07-15)
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  • National Academy of Medicine » NAM Annual Meeting
    NW Washington DC 20418 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 J Dzau will welcome new members elected in 2014 introduce current NAM fellows and

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/event/nam-annual-meeting/ (2015-07-15)
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  • National Academy of Medicine » Global Health Risk Framework
    conditions and needs for effective public private partnerships and address standards and approaches for regulatory harmonization and systems capacity To develop its report the commission will consider evidence supplied by the workshops and lessons learned from the recent Ebola outbreak and other outbreaks of global impact such as H1N1 influenza Middle East Respiratory Syndrome MERS and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome SARS The commission will deliberate and evaluate options to strengthen global regional national and local systems to better prepare detect and respond to epidemic infectious diseases Ultimately the report will furnish conclusions and actionable recommendations to guide policy makers international funders civil society organizations and the private sector International Oversight Group Victor Dzau Chair President Institute of Medicine Judith Rodin Vice Chair President Rockefeller Foundation Fazle Hasan Abed Founder of BRAC and Chairman of BRAC Bank Limited Arnaud Bernaert Senior Director Head of Global Health and Healthcare Industries World Economic Forum Chris Elias President of the Global Development Program Bill Melinda Gates Foundation Jeremy Farrar President Wellcome Trust Shigeru Omi President Japan Community Health Care Organization Paul Polman CEO Unilever Tan Chorh Chuan President National University of Singapore Miriam Were Chair of the Board of the Africa Medical and Research Foundation Mirta Roses Former Director General Pan American Health Organization Shen Xiaoming Professor of Pediatrics Xin Hua Hospital and Shanghai Children s Medical Center Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine Members of the Commission Ximena Aguilera MD Director Center of Epidemiology and Public Health Policies Universidad del Desarrollo Chile Irene Akua Agyepong DrPh MBChB FGCPS Greater Accra Regional Health Directorate Ghana Health Service Yvette Chesson Wureh Esq Establishment Coordinator Angie Brooks International Centre for Women s Empowerment Leadership Development International Peace Security C O The University of Liberia Paul Farmer MD PhD Kolokotrones University Professor and Chair of the

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/initiatives/global-health-risk-framework/ (2015-07-15)
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  • National Academy of Medicine » Welcome to NAM.edu
    discussion paper series and the Rosenthal Symposium In addition the NAM will house the Leadership Consortium for Value Science Driven Health Care formerly the IOM Roundtable on Value Science Driven Health Care Content related to these activities can no longer be found on the IOM s website Learn more about the NAM IOM Organizational Chart The IOM has been incorporated as a program unit of the academies in which form

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Global Health Risk Framework Meeting 1
    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

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/event/global-health-risk-framework-meeting-1/ (2015-07-15)
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  • National Academy of Medicine » President’s Letter, July 2015
    related challenges and inform the rapidly unfolding future of health and medicine Our unique position between academia government industry and civil society offers us a platform and resources to impact health policy and practice Over the next few years with the collective support of members and other private philanthropists we will develop even greater capacity to Identify and respond quickly to immediate priorities in health and medicine Read about the Global Health Risk Framework an effort to evaluate and learn from the global effort to end the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa Advise the incoming presidential administration about the next phase of health reform with the goals of achieving better access improved quality and lower costs Read about Vital Directions for Health and Health Care the NAM s initiative to compile concise expert guidance on health reform Serve as a curator for big ideas and inspire leaders to unite around shared priorities and audacious goals Read about the NAM s Grand Challenges initiative which aims to identify priorities and convene key actors to address the world s most critical health challenges I invite you to explore our diverse programs and initiatives and stay connected with us through our email

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/home/presidents-letter-july-2015/ (2015-07-15)
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  • National Academy of Medicine » Member Spotlight
    of Internal Medicine Department of Health Management and Policy University of Michigan Stephanie L Ferguson Ph D RN Director Leadership for Change Programme and ICN Burdett Global Nursing Leadership Institute International Council of Nurses Todd R Golub M D Chief Scientific Officer The Broad Institute Charles A Dana Investigator Dana Farber Cancer Institute Investigator Howard Hughes Medical Institute Eric P Goosby M D Professor of Medicine Director Institute of Global Health Delivery and Diplomacy Global Health Sciences University of California San Francisco Mark A Hall J D Fred and Elizabeth Turnage Professor of Law and Public Health Wake Forest University Margaret M Heitkemper Ph D RN FAAN Professor and Chair Biobehavioral Nursing Health Systems University of Washington Christian J Herold M D International Member Professor and Chairman Department of Biomedical Imaging and Image guided Therapy Medical University of Vienna James O Hill Ph D Anschutz Professor Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine Director Anschutz Health and Wellness Center University of Colorado School of Medicine Bradley T Hyman M D Ph D John B Penney Jr Professor of Neurology Massachusetts General Hospital MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegeneration Harvard Medical School George J Isham M D M S Senior Advisor HealthPartners Inc Senior Fellow HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research Julie A Johnson Pharm D Distinguished Professor and Dean College of Pharmacy University of Florida Paula A Johnson M D M P H Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School Executive Director Connors Center for Women s Health and Gender Biology Brigham and Women s Hospital Gerald F Joyce M D Ph D Investigator The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology and Professor The Scripps Research Institute Gerald Karsenty M D Ph D Paul A Mark Professor and Chairman Department of Genetics and Development Columbia University Medical Center Mitchell H Katz M D Director Los Angeles County Department of Health Services Yang Ke M S International Member Executive Vice President of Peking University Peking University Health Science Center Carol Keehan D C R N M S President and CEO Catholic Health Association of the United States Sara Kenkare Mitra Ph D Senior Vice President Development Sciences Genentech Research and Early Development Genentech Paul A Khavari M D Ph D Professor and Chairman Department of Dermatology Stanford University Mary E Klotman M D R J Reynolds Professor School of Medicine Chair Department of Medicine Duke University Medical Center Brian K Kobilka M D Professor Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology Stanford University School of Medicine Richard G Kronick Ph D Director Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality U S Department of Health and Human Services Christian P Larsen M D D Phil Dean Emory University School of Medicine Jianan J Li M D International Member Professor and Doctor Rehabilitation Medicine Center The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University Steven H Lipstein MHA President and Chief Executive Officer BJC HealthCare Catherine Lord Ph D Director Center for Autism The Developing Brain Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry Pediatrics Dewitt Wallace Senior Scholar Weill Cornell Medical College Guillermina Lozano

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/home/member-spotlight/ (2015-07-15)
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