The Institute of Medicine was established in 1970 under the 1863 charter of the National Academy of Sciences for the purpose of advancing and disseminating scientific knowledge to improve human health. The Institute provides objective, timely, authoritative information and advice concerning health and science policy to government, the corporate sector, the professions and the public. The IOM issues research reports, organizes symposia and workshops, and arranges lectures.
The IOM publishes reports of studies, summaries of workshops, papers delivered to conferences and other meetings, as well as a quarterly newsletter. More information is available on request.
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