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  • National Academy of Medicine » Adam Yarmolinsky Medal
    2011 and 2014 2013 Recipient R Alta Charo Warren P Knowles Professor of Law Bioethics School of Law and Department of Medical History and Bioethics School of Medicine and Public Health University of Wisconsin Madison Past Recipients 2012 Gail L Warden President Emeritus Henry Ford Health System 2009 Joseph P Newhouse Ph D John D MacArthur Professor of Health Policy and Management Harvard University 2008 David Mechanic Ph D Director Institute for Health Health Care Policy and Aging Research Rutgers The State University of New Jersey New Brunswick 2007 Karen Davis Ph D President The Commonwealth Fund 2006 Lawrence O Gostin J D Associate Dean for Research and Academic Programs and Professor of Law at Georgetown University Professor of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University Director of the Center on Law and the Public s Health Georgetown University Law Center 2005 Henry W Riecken Ph D Professor of Behavioral Sciences Emeritus University of Pennsylvania 2004 Lawrence S Lewin M B A Founder of Lewin and Associates Inc now The Lewin Group Executive Consultant in the Washington metropolitan area 2003 Paul G Rogers J D Partner Hogan Hartson 2002 Richard J Bonnie J D John S Battle Professor of Law and

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  • National Academy of Medicine » David Rall Medal
    expressed concern for a grieving parent while neither endorsing this individual s beliefs about vaccines nor overstating current scientific knowledge confronted a controversial researcher who claimed the IOM was treating him badly and defended the committees work to fellow scientists His consistent message It is important to hear all sides while understanding that all sides are not equally grounded in the evidence from a scientific standpoint These situations could have easily escalated and undermined what the IOM was trying to accomplish bringing science to bear on an important and controversial policy problem However Johnston s open honest sensitive and caring leadership led to a relative level of trust and peace during this turbulent period Johnston is the Associate Dean for Research Development and professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine Past Recipients 2014 Richard B Johnston Jr M D Associate Dean for Research Development and Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine 2013 Ellen Wright Clayton J D M D Craig Weaver Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Law Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society Vanderbilt University 2012 Linda Rosenstock M D M P H Professor of Medicine Health Policy Management and Environmental Health Sciences and Dean Emeritus UCLA School of Public Health University of California Los Angeles 2011 Virginia A Stallings M D Professor of Pediatrics Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 2010 Nancy E Adler Ph D Professor of Medical Psychology Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics Director Center for Health and Community University of California San Francisco 2009 Bernard Guyer M D M P H Zanvyl Kreiger Professor of Children s Health Department of Population Family and Reproductive Health Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 2008 Sheila

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Cecil Award
    outstanding sustained contributions of staff members to program or membership activities The Cecils are the highest distinction for a staff member All current and former staff members with more than three years of service are eligible for these distinguished staff awards with the exception of former staff who are now members of the NAM NAS or NAE and staff who have previously received a Cecil Award The 2015 Cecil Awards

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Ways to Give
    in the form of a simple bequest represents your current commitment to the long term future of health and health care We encourage you to explore the academies planned giving program today Workplace Giving Combined Federal Campaign CFC Federal employees can support the NAM through the CFC from September 1 until December 15 every year Simply enter CFC 39601 on your pledge card and return it to your campaign coordinator We are proud to be a part of this meaningful workplace giving campaign Learn more about the CFC Matching Gifts Did you know that your gift may be eligible for matching dollars if a corporation or foundation with a matching gifts program employs you or a family member This is an easy way to double your donation Please contact the administrator of your matching gifts program to find out the steps you need to take in order to have your gift matched Stock Gifts A gift of long term appreciated stock more than 1 year allows you to avoid capital gains tax When itemizing your deductions you can deduct the fair market value of the stock If you choose this option please contact Julie Ische Director of Development at 202

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Innovation to Incubation
    to action in health and health care 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 within the National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine Through staff enrichment strategic support networking and targeted communications i2I aims to increase the Academies impact on the future of health and health care For

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/programs/innovation-to-incubation/ (2015-07-15)
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  • National Academy of Medicine » Value & Science-Driven Health Care
    The Learning Health System Commentary Series Despite significant shortfalls in the overall effectiveness and efficiency of health care in the United States many lessons are being gleaned through innovative approaches to continuous improvement sponsored in various institutions and settings As highlighted at meetings of the Leadership Consortium for Value Science Driven Health Care and Institute of Medicine activities scores of individuals across the country are engaged in activities foundational to a learning health system with tangible results With the possibility and the need to accelerate the dissemination of valuable practices and lessons learned experienced and visible leaders in the field are natural messengers To improve awareness of applications of scientific technologic payment and delivery innovations that are fostering continuous learning and improvement and have already led to enhanced value in health and health care the authors below have contributed brief essays and other materials which highlight their experiences insights and perspectives on best practices and emerging results from improvement initiatives representing progress toward a continuously learning health system Commentaries George Halvorson Kaiser Permanente former and Bill Novelli Georgetown Data Altruism Honoring Patients Expectations for Continuous Learning Scott Serota Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Value Based Care Learnings to Shape the Future of Health Care Mary Naylor University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Promoting Rigorous Interdisciplinary Research and Building an Evidence Base to Inform Health Care Learning Practice and Policy Risa Lavizzo Mourey The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Treating a Chronic Condition Efforts to Reduce Avoidable Readmissions at U S Hospitals George E Thibault and Stephen C Schoenbaum The Josiah Macy Jr Foundation Forging Collaboration Within Academia and Between Academia and Health Care Delivery Organizations Importance Successes and Future Work Karen Daley American Nurses Association A Continuously Learning Health System in the United States Leah Binder The Leapfrog Group A Few Nudges for the Choosing Wisely Campaign Christine K Cassel American Board of Internal Medicine and ABIM Foundation Choosing Wisely Grounded in Physician Professionalism Richard Platt Harvard University Susan Huang University of California Irvine Jonathan Perlin Hospital Corporation of America Inc A Win for the Learning Health System Toby Cosgrove Cleveland Clinic Transparency A Patient s Right to Know Darrell G Kirch David A Davis Linda A Headrick Nancy Davis Association of American Medical Colleges Achieving Clinical Quality and Patient Safety Education and Research as Critical Success Factors Joseph Fifer Healthcare Financial Management Association Creating High Value Health Care Consumers Toward Increased Transparency and Value Scott Armstrong and David Arterburn Group Health Creating a Culture to Promote Shared Decision Making at Group Health Bruce Siegel National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems Improving Quality and Patient Safety for Vulnerable Populations Aaron Wernham The Pew Charitable Trusts Ounces of Prevention Health Impact Assessments Can Help Improve Public Policy Health Outcomes Martin S Kohn IBM Research Analytics in Support of Health Care Transformation Georges C Benjamin American Public Health Association Transforming the Public Health System What Are We Learning Gary Kaplan Virginia Mason Health System The Lean Approach to Health Care

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  • National Academy of Medicine » The Richard & Hinda Rosenthal Symposium
    Schools of Medicine Nursing and Public Health Mark Smith M D M B A Founding President California HealthCare Foundation Paul Tang M D M S Vice President and Chief Innovation and Technology Officer Palo Alto Medical Foundation Past Symposia 2014 Symposium Antimicrobial Resistance A Problem Without Borders In a 1945 interview with the New York Times penicillin s discoverer Alexander Fleming anticipated the development of drug resistant bacterial strains Indeed penicillin resistant strains were first isolated from patients in significant numbers a year later in 1946 IOM 2010 The 2014 Richard Hinda Rosenthal Symposium explored the current and future impact of antimicrobial resistance implications for our nation s health and that of the world and obstacles and successes in the development of solutions and steps to mitigate this global public health challenge Program Videos Report 2013 Symposium Back to The Future of Nursing A Look Ahead Based on a Landmark IOM Report The 2013 Richard Hinda Rosenthal Symposium celebrated the three year anniversary of the IOM s The Future of Nursing Leading Change Advancing Health report which was released on October 5 2010 The event highlighted the impact of the report through implementation of recommendations at both the national and local level discussed the continued work of the Future of Nursing Campaign for Action and charted future directions and priorities for the nursing profession Program Video Infographic Photos 2012 Symposium End of Life Matters Cultural Representations through the Entertainment Arts The 2012 Rosenthal Lecture focused on how the language of the entertainment arts informs our cultural understanding of end of life care Through the screening of clips from the film Beginners and television medical dramas and a live theatrical performance reading from Sophocles Philoctetes the Rosenthal Lecture panelists explored the various ways the entertainment arts can provide a platform for an engaging and compelling conversation about the end of life The panel approached the conversation through the lens of the patient the family the provider and the community Videos 2011 Symposium New Frontiers in Patient Safety More than 10 years ago the IOM released its landmark report on patient safety To Err is Human Building a Safer Health System The 2011 Rosenthal Lecture featured the Honorable Kathleen G Sebelius Secretary of the U S Department of Health and Human Services who presented the new steps that HHS is taking to improve patient safety A panel of leaders in patient safety followed to discuss patient safety progress and opportunities Report Photos 2010 Symposium Seeing Alzheimer s Differently Changing Images Changing Visions Changing Practices The 2010 Rosenthal Lecture featured Dr Cathy Greenblat Social Documentary Photographer and Professor Emerita Rutgers University The lecture accompanied an exhibit sponsored by Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences In the exhibit Love Loss and Laughter Seeing Alzheimer s Differently photographer and sociologist Cathy Greenblat challenges stereotypes of the aged the infirm and those in the last stages of life She offers a new vision of Alzheimer s care documenting the person centered approach in the

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  • National Academy of Medicine » A Healthy America
    and marketing campaign that will leverage the power of contemporary media to promote healthy behaviors The campaign will aim to inspire innovative partnerships among academic government corporate philanthropic and health care sectors along with the nation s most powerful news entertainment and social networking organizations A Healthy America was co founded by the Institute of Medicine and The Public Good Projects The Public Good Projects now manages the campaign independently

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