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Fellows and Members

Fellows: The Core of the Academy's Strength

The Academy’s prestigious Fellows program, the foundation on which the Academy was established in 1847, includes more than 2,000 individuals, elected by their peers, from across the medical and health professions. Working collaboratively across disciplines and specialties, in a tradition of honor and service, the Fellows are organized into 20 diverse sections and groups that address clinical and population health issues facing individuals and communities in New York City and cities around the world. The Office of Trustee & Fellowship Affairs is the hub for coordination of over 40 annual events, facilitation of the Fellows’ networking and engagement in Academy work conducted by the Institute of Urban Health and the Library, and the distribution of over $350,000 annually in endowed grants and awards.

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Active NYAM Sections and Special Interest Groups

Other Working Groups

Long Term Care
Primary Care and Population Health

Special Interest Groups

Metropolitan Ethics Network



Fellow Ambassadors

The New York Academy of Medicine’s Fellow Ambassadors are an extension of the expertise at the Academy. Accomplished leaders in their respective fields, the Fellow Ambassadors are available for media interviews.

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Benefits of becoming a Fellow include:

  • Recognition as a leader in your field
  • Participation in one or more NYAM sections
  • Discounted fees for lectures
  • Priority access to NYAM’s renowned medical library
  • Subscriptions to NYAM publications
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Contact the Fellows Office

Office of Trustee & Fellowship Affairs
The New York Academy of Medicine
1216 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York 10029-5293
(212) 822-7367

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