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NEW REPORT

A Community-Based Option
for Flood Insurance

July 24 - A new Academies report discusses the pros and cons of offering collective flood insurance policies to communities, and identifies challenges that must be addressed if it were to be implemented.

  • NEW REPORT

    A Community-Based Option
    for Flood Insurance

    July 24 - A new Academies report discusses the pros and cons of offering collective flood insurance policies to communities, and identifies challenges that must be addressed if it were to be implemented.

  • NEW REPORT

    Establishing Standards for
    Psychosocial Interventions

    July 14 - A considerable gap exists between psychosocial interventions that are known to be effective to treat mental health and substance use disorders and those that are commonly provided, says a new Academies report.

  • ANNOUNCEMENT

    Marcia K. McNutt Nominated
    to Be Next NAS President

    July 6 - The Council of the National Academy of Sciences has approved the nomination of Marcia K. McNutt for election as president of the Academy.

  • NEW REPORT

    U.S. Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates Unacceptably Low

    June 30 - Cardiac arrest strikes almost 600,000 people each year, killing the vast majority of those individuals, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine.

July 28 Event: Who Will Be the 'Next MacGyver'?

The Next MacGyver Competition
Twelve finalists of The Next MacGyver competition will present their concepts for a TV series starring a female engineer to an esteemed panel of Hollywood producers and engineers at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, Calif. Five winners will be chosen and paired with industry mentors to help them develop pilot screenplays. Watch the live webcast beginning at 2:15 p.m. PDT

NAM to Establish Bioethics Fellowship

The Greenwall Foundation has made a gift of $750,000 to the National Academy of Medicine to establish a permanent two-year fellowship in bioethics. The Greenwall Fellowship in Bioethics is the newest addition to the Anniversary Fellows program, which provides early-career health science scholars with the opportunity to participate in evidence-based health care or public health policy studies that improve the nation's health.

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