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  • Symposium: Fulfilling the Potential of Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Stand Alone Workshop
    An Institute of Medicine/American Cancer Society symposium on the new IOM report, "Fulfilling the Potential of Cancer Prevention and Early Detection," highlighted the potential of cancer prevention and early detection, the gap between what the...
  • Crossing the Quality Chasm Summit: Redesigning Care and Improving Health in the Priority Areas Stand Alone Workshop
    This project is first in a series of planned multidisciplinary summits designed to further translate the vision of our nation's future health system, as laid out in the IOM report Crossing the Quality Chasm.
  • Assessment of National Institutes of Health Centers of Excellence Programs Consensus Study
    The Institute of Medicine (IOM) will conduct a one-year study of the use of research center grants by the National Institutes of Health.
  • Educating Public Health Professionals for the 21st Century Consensus Study
    In recognition of this need, the IOM is conducting a study to examine current education and training for public health professionals; contrast this current status to future needs; and use these findings to develop a framework for how, over the next...
  • The Role of Academic Health Centers in the 21st Century Consensus Study
    This study will examine the current role and status of academic health centers in American society, anticipate intermediate and long-term opportunities and challenges for these institutions, and recommend to the institutions themselves, to policy...
  • Work Environment for Nurses and Patient Safety Consensus Study
    The Institute of Medicine was asked by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality of the US Department of Health and Human Services to study the working conditions of nurses and their relationship to patient safety.
  • Evaluation of Vaccine Purchase Financing in the United States Consensus Study
    The National Immunization Program of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has commissioned the IOM study to address issues and concerns over the pricing of vaccines and the addition of new vaccine products to the recommended immunization...
  • Health Professions Education Summit Stand Alone Workshop
    This report will develop strategies for restructuring health professions education to advance quality and better prepare health care professionals to practice in the 21st-century health system.
  • Enhancing Federal Health Care Quality Programs Consensus Study
    The purpose of this study is to re-examine the various federal quality improvement and oversight programs to assess whether changes were needed to provide adequate protection to beneficiaries, provide strong incentives to providers to improve...
  • Incorporating Research into Psychiatry Residency Training Consensus Study
    An Institute of Medicine (IOM) committee will provide strategies that permit research experience and/or more intensive research training tracks while meeting the requirements for clinical competency in Adult and Child Psychiatry.