Community Resources and Information on Sequestration
Letters from the Community
- The Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research sent a letter
to all Members of Congress, the White House, Department of Health
and Human Services (HHS), Office of Management and Budget (OMB),
and the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) regarding
sequestration's impact on NIH.
- The Alliance of AACR Presidents sent a letter
to Congressional leadership alerting them to the devastating impact
of sequestration. The letter urges leaders to sequestration and
to make cancer research and biomedical science a national priority.
- Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) President and
CEO, Darrell Kirch, M.D., expressed concern about the impact of
sequestration on programs of interest to medical schools and teaching
hospitals, such as NIH, in a letter
to House and Senate leaders.
- Friends of Maternal and Child Health letter
urging Congress to avoid sequestration and address the deficit
through a balanced approach, otherwise research on costly diseases
and conditions affecting women and children would be significantly
- Friends of the National Institute on Aging letter
expressing concern about sequestration and its impact on aging
Please Note: If you have any sequestration resources you would
like to share, please forward them to Alex Khalife at email@example.com
or Hayzell Gollopp at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information contact
The Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research,