September 28, 2010

Invitation to Hear Announcement of
Initiative on the Future of Nursing Recommendations

Co-Director, Dr. Diana Mason will in Washington, DC on October 5th for the  findings from the report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing at the Institute of Medicine. She’ll be  blogging live from the meeting. You can join her via audio webcast at the briefing at the National Press Club.

The Committee has worked to develop a blueprint for using nurse-led models of innovation to improve the health care system in the U.S. The recommendations will address a range of system changes, including innovative ways to improve health care quality and address the health care work force shortage that continues to threaten the availability and quality of care for all Americans.

Leading the briefing will be Donna E. Shalala, Ph.D., FAAN, Committee Chair and Linda Burnes Bolton, Dr.P.H., R.N., FAAN, Committee Vice Chair. They will be joined by Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D., Ph.D., President, Institute of Medicine, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D., M.B.A., President and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and additional Committee members.

Please register here for the audio webcast.

A link to the audio webcast will be posted on www.iom.edu/nursing the morning of Oct. 5.

** Follow the briefing live on Twitter at http://twitter.com/FutureofNursing **

September 27, 2010