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Sequestration Resources

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 cut.

  • Friends of the National Institute on Aging letter expressing concern about sequestration and its impact on aging research.


Please Note: If you have any sequestration resources you would like to share, please forward them to Alex Khalife at or Hayzell Gollopp at

For more information contact The Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research, 202.828.0525