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AInstitute of Medicine Feasibility Study on Care at the End of Life1
August 1993–February 1994
IOM STUDY COMMITTEE
Christine K. Cassel, M.D.,*Chair, Professor of Medicine and Professor of Public Policy Studies, The University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
Henry J. Aaron, Ph.D.,* Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.
Robert A. Burt, J.D.,* Alexander M. Bickel Professor of Law, Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut
Kathleen M. Foley, M.D.,* The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Chair, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York
Robert M. Kliegman, M.D., Professor and Chair of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Joanne Lynn,* M.D., Professor of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire
The conclusions of this study were reported in Summary of Committee Views and Workshop Examining the Feasibility of an Institute of Medicine Study of Dying, Decisionmaking, and Appropriate Care (Washington, D.C.: Division of Health Care Services, February, 1994). Support for this planning study was provided by The Commonwealth Fund.