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  • DC Public Health Case Challenge Special Project
    The DC Regional Public Health Case Challenge aims to promote interdisciplinary, problem-based learning around a public health issue that faces the local DC community.
  • Committee on Core Metrics for Better Health at Lower Cost Consensus Study
    The Committee on Core Metrics for Better Health at Lower Cost will conduct a study and prepare a report directed at exploring measurement of individual and population health outcomes and costs, identifying fragilities and gaps in available systems,...
  • Priorities for a Public Health Research Agenda to Reduce the Threat of Firearm-Related Violence Consensus Study
    An IOM and DBASSE committee will develop for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention a proposed public health research agenda to improve knowledge of the causes of gun violence, the interventions that prevent gun violence, and strategies to...
  • 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;...
  • Assessing the Human Health Effects of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Stand Alone Workshop
    The extent of the Gulf Coast oil spill is unprecedented, and the health effects on individuals—including workers, volunteers, residents and visitors—in the affected regions are as yet unknown. At the request of the U.S. Department of Health and...
  • The Health Data Initiative Stand Alone Workshop
    The Health Data Initiative (HDI), originally launched by the IOM and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as the Community Health Data Initiative, is a public-private collaboration that encourages innovators to utilize health data to...
  • Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care Roundtable
    The Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care is now the National Academy of Medicine's Leadership Consortium for a Value & Science-Driven Health System.
  • Ranking FDA Product Categories Based on Health Consequences, Phase I Consensus Study
    An expert committee will develop and apply an evidence-based conceptual model and methods to rank product categories within the broad types of products addressed by programs of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
  • Cecil Awards Award
    The Cecil Awards recognize outstanding, sustained contributions of Institute of Medicine staff and are awarded in three categories: research, administration/program, and wildcard.
  • Ranking FDA Product Categories Based on Health Consequences, Phase II Consensus Study
    An expert committee will refine and apply an evidence-based conceptual model to rank product categories within the broad types of products addressed by programs of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).