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July 28-29: HRSA National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice Meeting
9:30 a.m.; Webinar
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice will meet via webinar to discuss its 13th Report to Congress, advances in Interprofessional education and practice, aligning Interprofessional education with health care transformation, Title VIII programs, and more. A full agenda is available.

July 28: House Hearing to Review HHS Policies and Priorities
10 a.m.; 2175 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Education and the Workforce Committee will hold a hearing to review the policies and priorities of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell is expected to testify.

July 28: House Subcommittee Hearing on Disparities in Rural Health Care
10 a.m.; 1100 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Energy and Commerce Health Committee will hold a hearing to discuss rural health care disparities created by Medicare regulations. 

July 28: PCORI Webinar on New Peer Review Requirements for Awards
11:30 a.m.; Webinar
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute will host a webinar to provide an overview of the new peer review requirements for all past, current, and future funded research awards.

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Jason Kleinman
Sr. Legislative Analyst, Govt. Relations
Telephone: 202-903-0806
Email: jkleinman@aamc.org