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Sept. 27: PCORI Board of Governors Meeting
12 p.m.; 1828 L Street NW, Suite 900, Washington, D.C.
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors will meet to consider approval of funding for a research proposal that was submitted under the New Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs) in the Extended Treatment of Venous Thromboembolic Disease funding announcement, among other agenda items. Registration and materials can be found online.

Sept. 27: House E&C Committee Hearing on Investigational Therapies
10 a.m.; 2322 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing to examine expanded access to investigational therapies. Witness testimony will be posted to the committee’s website when available.


Sept. 28: House W&M Committee Hearing on Health Care Fraud
10 a.m.; 1100 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight will hold a hearing on health care fraud investigations. Witness testimony will be posted to the committee’s website when available.

Sept. 28: National Advisory Council on The National Health Service Corps Webinar
12p.m.; Webinar
The National Advisory Council National Advisory Council on The National Health Service Corps (NACNHSC) will host a webinarto discuss a variety of topics related to issues that communities with a shortage of primary care professionals face in meeting their health care needs. A webinar agenda is available online. 


Sept. 30: PCAST Public Meeting
8:30 a.m.; National Academy of Sciences; 2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.
The President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) will meet to discuss a variety of topics regarding science, technology, and innovation. Registration information, including an agenda, can be found online. A webcast of the meeting is also available.

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