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  • 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;...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • Reexamination of IOM Pregnancy Weight Guidelines Consensus Study
    An ad hoc committee will review and update the 1990 Institute of Medicine recommendations for weight gain during pregnancy and recommend ways to encourage their adoption through clinical guidance, consumer education, and public health strategies
  • The Future Health Care Workforce for Older Americans Consensus Study
    Consensus study to characterize the optimal health care workforce for older Americans in an aging society