Posted on January 17, 2013 at 2:49 PM
The Institute of Medicine’s new Committee on Transforming End-of-Life Care is holding its first meeting on February 20 and 21, 2013, at the National Academy of Sciences building located at 2101 Constitution Avenue N.W., in Washington, D.C. There will be a public session from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on February 20.
The agenda will feature discussion of the committee’s scope of work and previous Institute of Medicine reports that addressed end-of-life care. There will also be an opportunity for public comments on issues that the committee will address in its work. Individuals who wish to attend and who would like to provide comments are asked to register by Friday, February 15. Interested parties may also submit to EOL@nas.edu any materials they believe the committee should consider in its work.
The IOM is also seeking feedback on its provisional committee assignments. PalliMed has some thorough and insightful comments on the committee composition.