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  • 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 Department of Homeland Security Workforce Resilience Consensus Study
    In response to a request from the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Office of Health Affairs a new IOM committee will conduct a study and prepare a report on how to improve the resilience (physical and mental well-being) of the DHS workforce,...
  • 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;...
  • 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...
  • Improving the Quality of Cancer Care: Addressing the Challenges of an Aging Population Consensus Study
    An IOM committee will examine issues in the quality of cancer care with a specific focus on the demographic changes that will rapidly accelerate the number of new cancer diagnoses at a time when workforce shortages are predicted. The goal of this...
  • 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 ...
  • Standing Committee on Family Planning Standing Committee
    The IOM Standing Committee will identify emerging issues in family planning; provide a forum for discussion of scientific, workforce, health services, and education issues in family planning; and develop and oversee other studies and activities on...
  • Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Management of Substance Use Disorders in the U.S. Armed Forces Consensus Study
    In response to a mandate contained in The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010, the IOM will conduct a study on substance use prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management programs for members of the Armed Forces. In...
  • Integrating Primary Care and Public Health Consensus Study
    Can a visit to the doctor's office help improve the health of a community? The IOM is examining ways to coordinate efforts in primary care and public health--through information technology, a better-integrated workforce, shared accountability, and...