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The Institute of Medicine serves as adviser to the nation to improve health.

Established in 1970 under the charter of the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine provides independent, objective, evidence-based advice to policymakers, health professionals, the private sector, and the public.  The mission of the Institute of Medicine embraces the health of people everywhere.   More about the IOM

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Pandemic Influenza: A Guide to Recent Institute of Medicine Studies and Workshops
Focus On Childhood Obesity
Focus On Health Communication: Placing Public Health in Perspective
Crossing the Quality Chasm: The IOM Health Care Quality Initiative