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March 21: National Advisory Council Meeting on NHSC
8:30 a.m.; Webinar
The National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps will meet via webinar. An agenda will be posted closer to the meeting date.

March 22: House VA Health Subcommittee Hearing on Choice Consolidation
10 a.m.; 334 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Veterans Affairs Health Subcommittee will hold a hearing on choice consolidation and increasing veteran access to care. A full witness list will be made available on the committee’s website.

March 22: House Oversight Committee Hearing on Opioid Abuse
10 a.m.; 2154 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a hearing to examine America’s heroin and opioid epidemic.

March 22: PCORI Virtual Board of Governors Meeting
Noon; Webinar
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Board of Governors will meet via teleconference/webinar. An agenda is available on the PCORI website.

March 22: House Oversight Committee Hearing on Health IT
10 a.m.; 2154 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a hearing to examine opportunities and challenges in advancing health information technology (IT).

March 23: House Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing on CDC Budget
10 a.m.; 2358-C Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies will hold a hearing on the proposed FY 2017 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) budget. CDC Director Thomas Frieden, M.D., will testify.

March 25: PCAST Public Meeting
9 a.m.; 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C.
The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) will hold a public meeting to discuss precision medicine, among other agenda times. Registration information and an agenda can be found on the council’s website.

 

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Jason Kleinman
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Telephone: 202-903-0806
Email: jkleinman@aamc.org