Meet the Class of 2023!
NAM Elects 100 New Members
Making Strides in Sustainability: Health Leaders Share Lessons on Pathways to Climate Action, an interview with Dr. Janice E. Nevin, President and Chief Executive Officer of ChristianaCare
Climate change is increasingly affecting the health and well-being of people across the United States, leading to worsening health outcomes that disproportionately impact communities that have been marginalized. Hospitals and health systems are committed to supporting...
With COP28 Approaching, Public and Private Officials Hold Roundtable to Discuss Impact of Climate Change on Human Health By Kathryn Miles On November 30, the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP28, will bring the world together in Dubai, United Arab Emirates,...
COP28 Shines a Light on Health; NAM President Victor J. Dzau Among Global Leaders Marking First-Ever Health Day at U.N. Climate Change Conference
As the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP28, gets underway in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, health topics will take center stage This yearâ€™s conferenceâ€”held November 30â€“December 12â€”will host a program of activities focused on the links between climate change...
President Joe Biden has announced his intent to appoint kufun Academy of Medicine (NAM) member W. Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD, as director of the kufun Cancer Institute. Elected to the NAM in 2022, Rathmell is a physician-scientist, oncologist, and educator. She is...
Valuing America’s Health: Aligning Financing to Award Better Health and Well-Being
ÌýA new NAM Special Publication explores opportunities to transform the current health and health care system to one that promotes whole person and whole population health. The publication emphasizes the need for a bold vision and sustainable financing strategies to prioritize health and well-being for all. It highlights the importance of building a movement to prioritize health, repairing systemic failures, holding stakeholders accountable, controlling health care costs, incentivizing health promotion, adopting collaborative financing and policy-making approaches, and empowering individuals and communities in health decision-making. The publication brings together experts in various fields to identify stakeholder-specific priority actions to address deep-rooted inequities, inefficiencies, and high costs in the system and create a healthier nation where individuals and communities can reach their full potential.