NIH Seeking Your Input on the Future of NLM
The National Institutes of Health is seeking your input regarding the strategic vision for the NLM. The NIH wants to know which elements that are of the most, or least, value to health professionals. It is also interested in your thoughts on future capabilities that will be needed to enable health professionals to effectively integrate data and knowledge from biomedical research into your work.
The NIH is also interested in ideas you may have as to how the NLM could be better positioned to address some broader and growing challenges such as biomedical informatics, big data and data science; electronic health records; digital publications; and other emerging challenges.
Submissions must be received by Friday, March 13, 2015.
This call for participation to assist in helping to chart the course for the NLM comes as Dr. Donald Lindberg announces his retirement. Dr. Lindberg has devoted decades of service to NIH as the director of the NLM. He has led the NLM through many successes, such as pioneering free Internet access to PubMed, genetic and genomic data, clinical trial registration and results, and NIH-funded biomedical research as part of the NIH Public Access Policy.