To Improve Human Health : a History of the Institute of Medicine.

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Main Author: Berkowitz, Edward D.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington : National Academies Press, 1998.
Series:Online access: National Academy of Sciences National Academies Press.
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Table of Contents:
  • To Improve Human Health
  • Copyright
  • Preface
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • Foreword
  • Author's Acknowledgments
  • Contents
  • 1 Creating the Institute of Medicine
  • THE PAGE DISCUSSION GROUP
  • WALSH MCDERMOTT AND THE BOARD ON MEDICINE
  • THE HEART TRANSPLANT STATEMENT
  • BUSINESS OF THE BOARD
  • DEBATE OVER A NATIONAL ACADEMY OF MEDICINE
  • REJECTION BY THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
  • THE DIPLOMACY OF RECONCILIATION
  • THE INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE
  • CONCLUSION
  • NOTES
  • 2 The Institute of Medicine Begins Operations
  • RECRUITING MEMBERS
  • JOHN HOGNESSSTAFFING THE INSTITUTE AND BUREAUCRATIC ROUTINES
  • CANCER WARS
  • ENTITLEMENT AND HEALTH CONTRASTS
  • HEALTH EFFECTS OF ABORTION
  • POLICY STATEMENTS
  • THE COSTS OF EDUCATION STUDY
  • THE PROGRAM COMMITTEE
  • FUND-RAISING
  • ORGANIZATIONAL ROUTINES
  • RELATIONS WITH THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
  • DONALD FREDRICKSON
  • CONCLUSION
  • NOTES
  • 3 The Hamburg Era
  • DAVID HAMBURG ARRIVES
  • RUTH HANFT AND THE SOCIAL SECURITY STUDIES
  • THE INSTITUTE RECHARTS ITS COURSE
  • REORGANIZATION
  • CLEARING THE PIPELINE
  • THE MALPRACTICE STUDY AND THE POLIO STUDYTHE EMBRACE OF THE CARTER ADMINISTRATION
  • WORKING FOR THE CARTER ADMINISTRATION ON INTERNATIONAL AND MENTAL HEALTH
  • WORKING WITH THE CARTER ADMINISTRATION: THE DENTAL STUDY AND THE SURGEON GENERAL'S REPORT
  • RIDDLES OF POWER
  • FUND-RAISING
  • DEFINING THE INSTITUTE'S MISSION
  • CONCLUSION
  • NOTES
  • 4 Fred Robbins and the Sproull Report
  • SEARCHING FOR FREDERICK ROBBINS
  • BACKLIST OF PROJECTS
  • THE EBERT REPORT
  • ADVENT OF THE REAGAN ADMINISTRATION
  • STUDIES DURING THE REAGAN ERA
  • FUND-RAISING
  • THE SPROULL REPORTDEFENDING THE INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE
  • CONCLUSION
  • NOTES
  • 5 Expansion of the Institute of Medicine
  • SAMUEL THIER AND THE OUTREACH TO FOUNDATIONS
  • REPORT DISSEMINATION AND EXPANSION OF THE INSTITUTE
  • THE INSTITUTE'S PROGRAM
  • ORGANIZATIONAL ROUTINES
  • NOTES
  • 6 The Institute of Medicine and AIDS
  • FACING UP TO THE PROBLEM
  • TOWARD THE 1986 REPORT
  • THE 1986 REPORT
  • AIDS WORKSHOPS
  • TOWARD THE 1988 REPORT
  • THE 1988 REPORT
  • ADVICE FOR THE PRESIDENT
  • THE INSTITUTE'S AIDS ACTIVITIES
  • CONTINUING INTEREST IN AIDSTHE INSTITUTE AND AIDS
  • NOTES
  • 7 The Institute of Medicine at Twenty Five
  • KENNETH SHINE ARRIVES
  • THE INNER DETAILS OF HEALTH CARE POLICY
  • THE INSTITUTE AS PUBLIC HEALTH CRUSADER
  • SCIENCE AND POLITICS
  • THE INSTITUTE'S AUDIENCE
  • STRATEGIC PLANNING AND THE HEALTH SECURITY PLAN
  • THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF MEDICINE?
  • SUMMING UP
  • NOTES
  • Index
  • About the Author ...