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Dr. Zulfiqar A. Bhutta elected to the U.S. National Academy of Medicine

Dr. Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Co-Director, SickKids Centre for Global Child, has been elected to the U.S. National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Members are elected to the NAM for their accomplishments and contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, health care, and public health. Dr. Bhutta was recognized for his synthesis of knowledge on effective child health interventions, implementation research in marginalized populations, and strategic advocacy for improving child health and development.

The appointment of 75 new members and 10 international members was announced by the NAM in conjunction with its annual meeting on October 15, 2018. Membership in the NAM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievements and commitment to service. 

Congratulations, Dr. Bhutta!