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Research on Care Community

The Research on Care Community (ROCC) is an AAMC-member organization whose members share an interest in integrating research into care delivery. They include a range of leaders from academic medicine, such as CEOs, deans, chief medical officers, vice presidents, chairs, and other faculty.

New! ROCC Member Spotlight

This month's member spotlight features Ronald M. Przygodzki, MD, Director of Genomic Medicine Implementation, and Associate Director of the Genomic Medicine Program, Office of Research and Development at the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Visit the ROCC Member Spotlight page to learn more about Dr. Przygodzki's work.

AAMC Webinars Highlighting VA Programs

Genomic Research and the Million Veteran Program
April 18, 2018
Ronald M. Przygodzki, MD, Director, Genomic Medicine Implementation and Associate Director, Genomic Medicine Office of Research and Development at the Department of Veterans Affairs discussed ongoing research the MVP is conducting, detailed findings from the first reported studies, presented the goals of the program moving forward, and highlighted the potential for using MVP data to advance clinical care.
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VA Tech Transfer Program
April 2, 2018
Dr. John Kaplan, PhD, JD, Director of the VA Technology Transfer Program, presented on recent changes and successes in VA Tech Transfer; current activities and priorities for the VA Tech Transfer Office; the special role of VA investigators in research, invention, patenting and licensing; how academic affiliates can partner with the VA on Tech Transfer; and Invention Management Agreements.
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AAMC Advocacy News

VA National Research Advisory Council Discusses Strategic Priorities for Research and Veteran Engagement

June 15, 2018

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Advisory Council Meeting, and NHLBI Precision Medicine Engagement

June 15, 2018

The National Academies Releases Report on Sexual Harassment in Sciences, Engineering, Medicine

June 15, 2018

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