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Learn about policy issues important to medical schools and teaching hospitals, with Executive Vice President Atul Grover, M.D., Ph.D.

Government Affairs and Advocacy

Government Affairs and Advocacy

This Week In Washington

Senate HELP Committee Holds HHS Secretary Hearing

The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee Jan. 18 held a confirmation hearing for President-elect Trump’s Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) nominee, Rep. Tom Price, MD (R-Ga.).

AAMC President and CEO Sends Medicaid Letter to Republican Finance Committee Chair

In preparation for Senate Finance Committee Republicans’ Medicaid roundtable with several Republican governors, AAMC President and CEO Darrel G. Kirch, MD, Jan. 18 sent a letter to Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) regarding the importance of the Medicaid program to beneficiaries and safety net providers.

HHS Releases Long Awaited Revisions to the Common Rule

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and 15 other federal departments and agencies Jan. 18 released the final rule revising the 1991 regulations that govern federally-supported research involving human subjects, also known as the Common Rule.

Preserving GME Funding

GME ad for right rail

Whether it’s an emergency or a serious illness requiring complex care, when life is on the line you can count on America’s teaching hospitals. But can they count on the funding they need from Congress?

AAMC Ad Calls on Congress to Make Medical Research a National Priority


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