On Dec. 15 The New England Journal of Medicine published two perspective articles by nurses. Linda H. Aiken, PhD, RN’s “Nurses for the Future” discusses the recent recommendations from the Institute of Medicine’s Future of Nursing report. Read more here. “Broadening the Scope of Nursing Practice” by Julie A. Fairman, PhD, RN, John W. Rowe, MD, Susan Hassmiller, PhD, RN, and Donna E. Shalala, PhD, focuses on nurse practitioners. Read more here here.