The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health is steeped in evidence, with each recommendation grounded in sound research and in-depth analysis. And evidence is growing that a transformed nursing workforce is essential to effective 21st century health care.

The IoM Report

The Institute of Medicine report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health, is a thorough examination of how nurses’ roles, responsibilities and education should be transformed to meet the shifting health needs of an aging, increasingly diverse population and to respond to a complex, evolving health care system. Read more…

Quick Facts

The health care system is evolving and complex. Learn quick and easy facts that set the context for our work. Read more...

Research and Analysis

The Institute of Medicine report The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health outlined the blueprint for a transformed health care delivery system, with nurses serving as full partners. Our team of experts from nursing, research, and academia understand that sustainable change is driven by sound, and compelling data. We will continue to identify, generate, synthesize and disseminate the evidence critical to engaging and influencing campaign partners. Read more...


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