Friends of the National Library of Medicine Announces Election of New Officers

The Friends of the National Library of Medicine (FNLM) Board of Directors is pleased to announce three of its Directors have been elected as officers, effective in September of 2024. Dr. Peter Elkin will succeed Dr. Andrew Balas as Vice President, Sandra Franklin will step into the role of Treasurer, currently held by Dr. Dennis Cryer, and Dr. Kathleen McCormick will become Secretary. “ “Dr. Elkin, Dr. McCormick, and Sandra Franklin bring unique perspectives and rich experiences to our Board. With these Directors taking on new roles in September, the Friends of the NLM will be well positioned to continue its work promoting the National Library of Medicine in new and innovative ways,” said Glen P. Campbell, FNLM Chair.

Day of Global Giving | Tuesday, November 28, 2023

As the year draws to an end and we approach the Day of Global Giving, we, the Friends of the National Library of Medicine (FNLM), find ourselves delighted and challenged. A generous donor has promised to match donations through December 31, 2023, up to $15,000.

2023 FNLM Awards Gala Video Recording

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NLM Mourns William G. Harless, PhD, Creator of the First Natural Language Computer Patient Simulation Model

In this 1985 photograph, William G. Harless, PhD, then director of NLM’s TIME Project, interacts with the clinical simulation titled, “The Case of Frank Hall,” through voice-recognition technology. William G. Harless, President &…