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Board of Regents

The NLM Board of Regents was established in 1956 by the same Act that created the National Library of Medicine. It serves as the advisory body to the Secretary, HHS; Assistant Secretary for Health; Director, NIH; and the Director, NLM, on all important aspects of policy regarding the Library and is the final review body for NLM's extramural grant program. The Board meets three times a year in February, May and September.

Membership Roster | Member Profiles
2022-2024 Charter
signed version (PDF) | 2022-2024 Charter accessible version (HTML) 

Future Meeting Dates

  • May 9, 2023
  • September 12-13, 2023
  • February 6-7, 2024
  • May 14-15, 2024
  • September 10-11, 2024

Board of Regents Minutes and Videocasts

Board of Regents Public Service Working Group on Modernization

Board of Regents Comparative Genomics Resource Working Group

Past Working Groups and Planning Panels

Last Reviewed: February 16, 2023