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Fellows and Members

Fellows: The Core of NYAM's Strength

NYAM Fellows embody the highest levels of achievement and leadership in the fields of urban health, science, social work, nursing, education, law, medicine and research. Fellows are an elite group of health professionals of the utmost distinction who, taken together, comprise a body of knowledge, expertise and commitment that is the foundation of NYAM's strength. They are leaders in thought, action and vision who have dedicated their lives and careers to working to improve the health of the public.

News and Activities

  • Academy Appoints Dr. Angel Mendoza as Director of Health Policy

    The New York Academy of Medicine is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Angel Mendoza as Director of Health Policy beginning on April 6, 2015. Dr. Mendoza will work to further the Academy’s efforts to advance the health of people in cities through evidence-based policies and programs that address the broader determinants of health, focusing on our priority areas of healthy aging, disease prevention and health promotion, and eliminating health disparities.

  • Section on the History of Medicine and Public Health Hosts Two-Part History of Medicine Night Series in 2015

    For the second year in a row, the Section on the History of Medicine and Public Health received so many high-quality submissions for its History of Medicine Night event that it is holding two separate events in 2015, each pertaining to a separate time period. At each event, several presenters give short talks on a broad range of historical and social topics relating to medicine. 

  • Featured Section: Dentistry and Oral Health

    Dr. Shahid R. Aziz, Chair of the Section on Dentistry and Oral Health, shares on the section's growth, recent and upcoming events, and the connection of dentistry and oral health to the Academy's overall work in urban health. 

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Active NYAM Sections and Special Interest Groups

Special Interest Groups

Metropolitan Ethics Network

Other Working Groups

Long Term Care
Nursing Leadership
Primary Care and Population Health




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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