Special Medical Advisory Group; Notice of Meeting, 19232 [07-1878]

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Special Medical Advisory Group; Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public 
Law 92-463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Special Medical 
Advisory Group will meet on May 14, 2007. The meeting will be held in 
Room 830 at VA Central Office, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. 
The meeting is open to the public.
    The purpose of the Group is to advise the Secretary of Veterans 
Affairs and the Under Secretary for Health on the care and treatment of 
disabled veterans, and other matters pertinent to the Department's 
Veterans Health Administration (VHA).
    The agenda for the meeting will include discussion of environment 
of care, polytrauma/medical evaluations, an update on information 
technology, and women veterans health.
    Any member of the public wishing to attend should contact Juanita 
Leslie, Office of Administrative Operations (10B2), Veterans Health 
Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs at (202) 273-5882. No 
time will be set aside at this meeting for receiving oral presentations 
from the public. Statements, in written form, may be submitted to 
Juanita Leslie before the meeting or within 10 days after the meeting.

    Dated: April 10, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary.
E. Philip Riggin,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 07-1878 Filed 4-16-07; 8:45 am]
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