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National Academy of Medicine

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM), established in 1970 under the name Institute of Medicine (IOM), is an independent organization of eminent professionals from diverse fields including health and medicine; the natural, social, and behavioral sciences; and beyond. It serves alongside the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering as adviser to the nation and the international community. Through its domestic and global initiatives, the NAM works to address critical issues in health, medicine, and related policy and inspire positive action across sectors. The NAM collaborates closely with its peer academies, the IOM, and other divisions within the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

1986 Norman E. Breslow
2010 Kevan M. Shokat

Also see the distinctions page.