The Institute of Medicine report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health, has achieved unparalleled attention and support. Organizations and businesses are integrating the IOM recommendations into their internal agendas and several organizations already have taken concrete action. Below is a sampling of the organizations that have shown support for the report and its recommendations.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners: AANP comments on the IOM Report

American College of Nurse-Midwives: American College of Nurse-Midwives Commends IOM Report on the Future of Nursing

American Nurses Association: ANA, CMA and OA activities reflected in the IOM recommendations

American Organization of Nurse Executives: AONE Support: eNews Update

American Red Cross: American Red Cross, Future of American Red Cross Nursing: A Blueprint for Action

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses: AORN activities reflected in the IOM recommendations

Emergency Nurses Association: Letter of Support from the Emergency Nurses Association

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society: HIMSS Position Statement

National Council of State Boards of Nursing: The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN®) Board of Directors’ (BOD) Response to The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health

Nursing Organizations Alliance: Letter of Support from the Nursing Organizations Alliance

Oncology Nursing Society: Oncology Nursing Society Applauds IOM Report on the Future of Nursing

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Statement of Support for the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action 

Sigma Theta Tau: Sigma Theta Tau International Response to IOM Report

Tri-Council for Nursing: Tri-Council for Nursing Calls for Collaborative Action in Support of the IOM's Future of Nursing Report