AcademyHealth would like to congratulate President and CEO Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, FAAP, on her election to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), an independent, nonprofit organization that provides evidence-based advice to government and the private sector. Election to the IOM is considered among the highest honors in health and medicine. “I’m deeply honored to be invited to join the Institute of Medicine,” said Dr. Simpson. “Throughout my career I have worked to bridge the worlds of research, policy and practice to improve health and healthcare. It is my pleasure to continue supporting the information needs of public and private decision makers as a member of the Institute of Medicine." Read full press release here.