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Jan. 12: Senate HELP Committee FDA Commissioner Nomination Vote
10 a.m.; 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee will vote on the confirmation of Robert Califf, M.D., as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration.

Jan. 14: NCATS Advisory Council and CAN Review Board Meeting
8:30 a.m.; National Institutes of Health Building 31C, Bethesda, Md.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) Advisory Council and the Cures Acceleration Network (CAN) Review Board will meet to discuss the Center’s initiatives, policies, programs, and future direction.

Jan. 14-15: MedPAC Meeting
Time: TBD; 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission will meet to discuss Medicare issues and policy questions and to develop and approve reports and recommendations to Congress. An agenda will be available on the meeting website prior to the meeting.

Jan. 15: PCAST Meeting
9 a.m.; 2101 Constitution Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.
The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) will meet to discuss and make recommendations in the fields of science, technology, and innovation. An agenda will be available on the meeting website prior to the meeting.

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