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Learn about policy issues important to medical schools and teaching hospitals, with Executive Vice President Atul Grover, M.D., Ph.D.

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April 29, 2016—Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell April 28 appointed Andrew Bindman, M.D., as the new Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Director effective May 2. Dr. Bindman recently served as professor of medicine and epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of California, San Francisco. AAMC President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, M.D., congratulated Dr. Bindman, noting his “contributions to health policy and research will deepen the agency’s focus on vulnerable populations, access to care, and health outcomes.”

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