National Academy of Medicine

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The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) is a US-based non-profit and non-governmental organization , which in 1970 as the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences was founded. Its members are elected (around 80 annually, including 10 from outside the US). In 2015 it had around 2000 members.

As part of the National Academy of Sciences, the NAM is also part of the parent organization National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine - which also includes the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and the National Research Council (NRC).

Studies conducted or initiated by her are printed by the National Academies Press.

It awards the Sarnat Prize (Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health).

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