About Publications

Publications from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine provide objective and straightforward advice to decision makers and the public. This site includes Health and Medicine Division (HMD) publications released after 1998. A complete list of HMD’s publications from its establishment in 1970 to the present is available as a PDF.


  • The Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Lecture 2003: Keeping ... Released: November 11, 2004
    The Rosenthal lecture included in this volume captures a panel discussion on the IOM report Keeping Patients Safe: Transforming the Work Environment of Nurses, which identified solutions to problems in hospital, nursing home, and other health care organization work environments that threaten patient safety through their effect on nursing care.
  • Childhood Cancer Survivorship: Improving Care and Quality ... Released: August 21, 2003
    Childhood cancer survivors who experience late effects as a result of their disease, its treatment, or both, are the focus of this new report, Childhood Cancer Survivorship: Improving Care and Quality of Life, which outlines a comprehensive policy agenda to improve the long-term outlook for this growing population now exceeding 270,000 Americans.
  • The Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Lecture 2002: Fostering ... Released: January 01, 2002
    The Rosenthal lecture included in this volume captures a panel discussion on the IOM report Fostering Rapid Advances in Health Care
  • The Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Lecture Spring 2001 ... Released: May 01, 2001
    The Rosenthal lecture included in this volume captures a panel discussion on the IOM report Crossing the Quality Chasm.
  • The Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Lecture 2001: Exploring ... Released: January 31, 2001
    The Rosenthal lecture included in this volume captures a panel discussion on complementary and alternative medicine.