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Research and Research Training Testimony and Correspondence
March 8, 2017
AAMC statement, submitted for the record to the House Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee, on FY 18 funding for: the National Institutes of Health; Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; and health professions funding at the Health Resources and Services Administration, including Title VII, Title VIII, Children's Hospitals Graduate Medical Education, and the National Health Service Corps.
February 28, 2017
The AAMC provided comments on the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Request for Information Regarding Learning Healthcare Systems (LHS). The AAMC focused its comments on the following four domains derived from the experiences of large teaching hospitals and health systems across the U.S.: 1) LHSs utilizing their own data; 2) LHSs ensuring evidence is applied consistently throughout the organization; 3) LHSs utilizing metrics; and 4) LHSs involving patients and families.
Community Letters to Senate Appropriators Regarding Funding for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
February 10, 2017
Community Letter to Senate Appropriators Regarding Funding for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Community Letter to House Appropriators Regarding Funding for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
February 10, 2017
Community sign-on letter organized by Friends of AHRQ urges House Appropriators to provide $334 million to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), consistent with current funding levels.
February 1, 2017
The AAMC led more than 50 organizations in a joint letter expressing deep concern that the January 27 executive order restricting the admission of certain foreign nationals and refugees to the United States will disrupt patient care, health education, and medical research. Our organizations are dedicated to promoting a diverse and culturally competent health and biomedical workforce—at home and abroad—that supports improvements in health care, access to providers, breakthroughs in medical research, and equitable health for all patients regardless of their backgrounds.
January 31, 2017
Community sign-on letter organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science to President Trump, expressing concern about the White House Executive Order on visas and immigration.
January 27, 2017
AAMC Jan. 19 submitted comments to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in response to a request for information on strategies for NIH data management, sharing, and citation.
Community Letter to NIST on Rights to Federally Funded Inventions and Licensing of Government Owned Inventions
December 15, 2016
AAMC Dec. 9 joined a letter with the Council on Governmental Relations, Association of American Universities, Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities, and Association of University Technology Managers in commenting to the National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST) on rights to federally funded inventions and licensing of government owned inventions.