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June 6: National Institutes of Health Meeting on Minority Health Disparities
8 a.m.; 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Md.
The National Institutes of Health will hold a meeting of the National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities.

June 7: Senate Finance Committee Hearing on Nomination of Eric Hargan
10 a.m.; 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing to consider the nomination of Eric Hargan as Department of Health and Human Services Deputy Secretary.

June 7: House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing on Veterans’ Health
10 a.m.; 334 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on “Overcoming PTSD: Assessing VA’s Efforts to Promote Wellness and Healing.”

June 7: House Ways and Means Subcommittee Hearing on Medicare Advantage Programs
2 p.m.; 1100 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing on “Promoting Integrated and Coordinated Care for Medicare Beneficiaries.”

June 7: Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing on Veterans Choice Program
2:30 p.m.; 418 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on “Examining the Veterans Choice Program and the Future of Care in the Community.”

June 8: Senate Finance Committee Hearing on the President’s FY 2018 Budget
10 a.m.; 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
HHS Secretary Tom Price, MD will testify at a hearing held by the Senate Finance Committee on the President’s FY 2018 Budget.

June 8: House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee Hearing on VA and Academic Affiliates
10 a.m.; 334 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Veterans Affairs Oversight and Investigations Committee will hold a hearing on VA and academic affiliates. Former West Virginia United Health System President and CEO Chris Colenda, MD, MPH, will testify.

June 8: House Ways and Means Committee Hearing on the HHS FY 2018 Budget Request
1 p.m.; 1100 Longworth House Office Building, Washington DC
HHS Secretary Tom Price, MD will testify at a hearing held by the House Ways and Means Committee on the HHS FY 2018 Budget Request.

June 8-9: NIH Advisory Committee to the Director Meeting
9 a.m.; 35 Convent Drive, Bethesda, Md.
The National Institutes of Health Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) will hold a meeting to discuss the NIH Director’s Report and ACD Working Group Reports.

 

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