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March 6-7: HRSA Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry Meeting
9 a.m..; 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Md.
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (ACTPCMD) will meet to discuss issues related to the committee’s report on the integration of behavioral health into primary care and oral health training, among other issues. A full meeting agenda will be posted prior to the meeting.

March 7: House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing on Consolidating and Improving VA Community Care
7:30 p.m.; 334 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on consolidating and improving VA community care.

March 8: Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing on Medical Research
10:30 a.m.; 138 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies will hold a hearing on saving lives through medical research. Witnesses include: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis Louis Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Director, Barnes-Jewish Hospital Surgeon-in-Chief Timothy Eberlein, MD; University of Seattle, Washington, Memory and Brain Wellness Center, Alzheimer’s disease Research Center, Integrated Brain Imagine Center Director Thomas Grabowski Jr., MD; and University of Mississippi Medical Center Assistant Professor Jennifer Sasser, PhD.

March 8: House Appropriations Subcommittee Public Witness Day Hearing
10 a.m.; 2358-C Rayburn House Office Building
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies will hold a “Public W

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