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  • The Science of Children Birth to Age 8: Deepening and Broadening the Foundation for Success Consensus Study
    An IOM-NRC committee will examine, synthesize, and analyze the science on children’s health, development, and learning from birth to age 8 in order to issue recommendations for preparing a workforce that can seamlessly support children’s health,...
  • DHS Occupational Health and Operational Medicine Infrastructure Consensus Study
    In response to a request from the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Health Affairs, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) will conduct a review of the current occupational health and operational medicine infrastructure at DHS and provide...
  • Committee on Approaching Death: Addressing Key End of Life Issues Consensus Study
    The IOM will conduct a consensus study that will produce a technical report on the current state of end-of-life care with respect to delivery of medical care and social support; patient-family-provider communication of values and preferences;...
  • Standing Committee on Credentialing Research in Nursing Standing Committee
    The Institute of Medicine will convene a standing committee for the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The standing committee will discuss issues related to research on credentialing of nurses and organizations including short- and long-term...
  • Governance and Financing of Graduate Medical Education Consensus Study
    An IOM committee will: (1) assess current regulation, financing, content, governance, and organization of U.S. graduate medical education (GME) and (2) recommend how to modify GME to produce a physician workforce for a 21st century U.S. health care...
  • Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education Forum
    The Global Forum is an ongoing, convening activity of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine that brings together stakeholders from multiple nations and professions to network, discuss and illuminate issues within health...
  • Forum on Aging, Disability, and Independence Forum
    The number of adults 65 years and older and individuals living with disabilities is expected to increase significantly over the next decades. As a result, the need to examine the issues and challenges associated with aging and disability continue to ...
  • Workshop on The Role of Telehealth in an Evolving Health Care Environment Stand Alone Workshop
    The IOM will host a public workshop to discuss how the use of telehealth technology can fit into the U.S. health care system. At the workshop, a panel will speak on the potential for telehealth to serve geographically isolated individuals and extend ...
  • The Mental Health Workforce for Geriatric Populations Consensus Study
    The IOM will seek to determine the mental and behavioral health care needs of Americans who are over 65 years of age and make policy recommendations for how to meet those needs through a competent and well-trained mental health workforce.
  • Respiratory Protection Curriculum for Occupational Health Nursing Programs Consensus Study
    The IOM will conduct a study that examines current practices of the NIOSH Education and Research Centers for Occupational Safety and Health (ERCs) regarding respiratory protection curriculum content in occupational health nursing programs.