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Advocacy & Policy

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) works with policymakers and other leaders to advance policy priorities that strengthen the nation’s health and well-being.

Through policies that affect health care delivery, research, education, health equity, and more, the federal government is a key partner in sustaining the vitality of the nation’s academic medicine ecosystem, which is essential to improving the health of all.

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AAMC Statement on President Biden’s Intention to Appoint Monica Bertagnolli

The AAMC supports President Biden’s intention to appoint Monica Bertagnolli, MD, as the new director for the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the NIH.

August 10, 2022

AAMC Statement

AAMC Policy and Priorities

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Research

AAMC-member institutions endeavor to prepare a diverse medical research workforce and champion an environment where medical discovery can flourish. This strong commitment is key to innovation that benefits patients.

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Clinical Care

AAMC-member teaching hospitals and faculty physicians cultivate and provide high-quality health care, especially for complex and vulnerable patients -- many of whom are unable to receive care elsewhere.

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Investing in Healthier Communities

Academic medical centers serve at the crossroads of community health, health equity, and population health and are actively working to prevent and address persistent public health challenges.

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Workforce

AAMC-member medical schools and teaching hospitals play a crucial role in preparing future physicians who help create a healthier future for all with innovative graduate medical education.

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Washington Highlights

Washington Highlights is a weekly newsletter that provides updates on the latest legislative and regulatory activities affecting academic medicine.

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Testimony & Correspondence

The AAMC was one of 100 stakeholders that signed a letter to Senate HELP leaders expressing concern with the VALID Act and its proposal for FDA regulations

  • June 13, 2022
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The AAMC joined nearly 75 organizations in a letter to the Senate HELP Committee urging inclusion of provisions to work to diversify clinical trials in the comm

  • June 8, 2022
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The AAMC submitted comments June 6 to HHS Office for Civil Rights proposals to implement the HITECH Act

  • June 6, 2022
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The AAMC sent a June 2 letter to HELP Committee leaders outlining concerns with the proposed regulation of LDTs in the VALID Act.

  • June 2, 2022
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The AAMC joined nearly 100 stakeholders in a letter to HELP Committee leaders expressing concern about the VALID Act of 2022.

  • May 31, 2022
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AAMC Submits Comments to CMS on MIPS Episode-Based Cost Measure Comprehensive Reevaluation

  • May 28, 2022
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The AAMC submitted a May 27 letter in response to a NIGMS RFI on Improving Biomedical Research Training, Career Progression, and the Educational Environment

  • May 27, 2022
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The AAMC submitted testimony to the House Labor-HHS-Education subcommittee including funding recommendations for Department of HHS programs in FY 2023.

  • May 26, 2022
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AAMC Responds to AHRQ’s Proposed Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund Strategic Framework RFI

  • May 24, 2022
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Letter from 47 organizations, including AAMC, urging leaders of the House Energy & Commerce and Senate HELP Committees to support the president’s FY 23 proposal

  • May 24, 2022
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Advocacy Caucus and Coalitions

The CAMC is a bipartisan group of Members of Congress that seeks to promote and recognize the important role that medical schools, teaching hospitals and faculty physicians play to improve the health of people everywhere.

The Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research supports enhancing the federal investment in the biomedical, behavioral, and population-based research conducted and supported by the NIH.

The FOVA is a diverse coalition representing national academic, medical, and scientific societies; voluntary health and patient advocacy groups; and veteran-focused associations.

The HPNEC advocates for continued support for the health professions and nursing workforce development programs critical to providing continued services to underserved and minority communities.

AAMC Action

AAMC Action – Let’s Raise Our Voices Together

We are a community of students, residents, researchers, faculty members, physicians, and others who advocate on behalf of academic medicine to improve the health of people everywhere.

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