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What NLM should think about

Monarch replied to the 2015 Request for Information  “Soliciting Input into the Deliberations of the Advisory Committee to the NIH Director (ACD) Working Group on the National Library of Medicine (NLM)”. The RFI sought input regarding the strategic vision for the NLM to ensure that it remains an international leader in biomedical data and health information. 
Below are the Monarch consortium's thoughts. Our comments are primarily informed by our work on the development of information resources in support of translational biomedical informatics.
Dr. Melissa Haendel Dr. Peter Robinson Dr. Chris Mungall Dr. Harry Hochheiser Dr. David Eichmann Dr. Michel Dumontier

Training The Biomedical Informatics Research Training Program is perhaps the single most valuable contribution to the research community, providing considerable value to all of the NLM’s constituencies. At a time when informatics positions are going unfilled and demand is expected to continue to grow, the NLM funded training…