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The latest news from HMD, including information about new reports, activities, meetings, and other noteworthy events.


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IOM President’s Shattuck Lecture published in the New England Journal of Medicine

In his Shattuck Lecture, published in the March 15, 2012, issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, IOM President Harvey Fineberg outlines what it will take to achieve a successful and sustainable health system in the United States.

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What You're Reading - February 2012

A list of the most viewed IOM reports for the month of February, 2012.

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What You're Reading - January 2012

A list of the most viewed IOM reports for the month of January, 2012.

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What You Read 2011

A list of the most viewed IOM reports for the year 2011.

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What You're Reading - December 2011

A list of the most viewed IOM reports for the month of December, 2011.

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IOM Elects Council for 2012

Six IOM members were elected by the membership to serve 3-year terms on the governing Council. Effective January 1, 2012, the IOM Council will welcome three new and three returning Council members.

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What You're Reading - November 2011

A list of the most viewed IOM reports for the month of November, 2011.

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What You're Reading - October 2011

A list of the most viewed IOM reports for the month of October, 2011.

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Two IOM Members awarded Nobel Prizes in Medicine

Two Institute of Medicine (IOM) members, Bruce Beutler and Ralph Steinman, were awarded 2011 Nobel Prizes in Psychology or Medicine. Beutler, IOM class of 2008, was awarded jointly with Jules Hoffman “for their discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity.” Steinman, IOM class of 2002, was recognized “for his discovery of the dendritic cell and its role in adaptive immunity.” The Nobel Assembly noted the prize winners’ “work has opened up new avenues for the development of prevention and therapy against infections, cancer, and inflammatory diseases.” Only after the announcement on October 3 did the Nobel Foundation discover that Steinman had died on September 30. Nobel Prizes cannot be awarded posthumously, but the Foundation determined that Steinman would remain a recipient.

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What You're Reading - September 2011

A list of the most viewed IOM reports for the month of September, 2011.

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