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Oct. 11-12: FDA Meeting on Medical Device Clinical Trials
Time TBA; Hilton Washington D.C. North/Gaithersburg, Grand Ballroom, Gaithersburg, Md.
Health and Human Services Department (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a meeting of the Patient Engagement Advisory Committee to discuss and make recommendations on the topic of patient input into medical device clinical trials.

Oct. 11: National Academy of Sciences Workshop on GME Outcomes and Metrics
8 a.m.; 2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) will hold a panel discussion entitled “Can Outcomes Measurement Provide a Path Toward Evidence-based Education?”

Oct. 11: House E&C Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing on 340B
10 a.m.; 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing entitled “Examining How Covered Entities Utilize the 340B Drug Pricing Program.”

Oct. 11: House E&C Subcommittee on Health hearing on the Opioid Crisis
10:15 a.m.; 2322 Rayburn House Office Building
The House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing entitled “Member Day: Testimony and Proposals on the Opioid Crisis.”

 

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