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Research and Research Training Testimony and Correspondence
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.
December 15, 2016
AAMC Dec. 9 submitted comments to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on the use of preprints and interim research products in NIH applications and reports.
December 2, 2016
Letter from Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, MD, offering the AAMC's continued support for the updated text of the 21st Century Cures Act.
November 30, 2016
Letter from Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, MD, offering the AAMC's continued support for the updated text of the 21st Century Cures Act
November 16, 2016
Group letter on behalf of 229 patient and voluntary health groups, medical and scientific societies, and academic and research organizations that belong to the Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research, including AAMC, urging inclusion of $34.1 billion for NIH in a final FY 17 spending package by the end of the year.