Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry; Notice of Meeting, 64952-64953 [2011-27027]

Download as PDF 64952 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 202 / Wednesday, October 19, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Council on Graduate Medical Education; Notice of Meeting In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), notice is hereby given of the following meeting: emcdonald on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Name: Council on Graduate Medical Education. Dates and Times: November 8, 2011, 8:30 a.m.–5:15 p.m.; November 10, 2011, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Place: Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center, 3800 Reservoir Road, NW., Washington, DC 20057. Status: The meeting will be open to the public. Purpose: The Council on Graduate Medical Education (‘‘The Council’’) was authorized by Congress in 1986 to provide an ongoing assessment of physician workforce trends, training issues, and financing policies, and to recommend appropriate Federal and private sector efforts to address identified needs. The Council provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, and the House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce. At this meeting there will be a number of speakers who will address issues relating to the Council’s 21st report on ensuring that the supply of physicians meets the needs of the Nation. Some meeting time will be devoted to developing recommendations and an outline for the report. There also will be a discussion of the Council’s new legislative authorities relating to performance measures and longitudinal evaluation. Reports are submitted to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services; the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions of the Senate; and the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives. Agenda The meeting on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, will begin with welcoming remarks from the Division of Medicine and Dentistry within the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr). Speakers during the morning session will address critical issues relating to the projected physician shortages, indirect medical education funding, and provider training at critical access hospitals. Speakers in the afternoon will address implications of reduced funding for graduate medical education (GME), the reconfiguring of health professions training programs at the Veteran’s Administration, and the Macy Foundation’s recommendations for GME reform. There also will be a panel discussion on whether the current number of physicians being trained will meet future demand. The meeting on November 10, 2011 will start with a presentation on teaching health VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:56 Oct 18, 2011 Jkt 226001 centers. This will be followed by a session on new authorities, added by the Affordable Care Act, requiring the Committee to develop performance measures and methods of longitudinal evaluation of relevant training programs. There also will be time allotted for members to begin drafting recommendations and an outline for the 21st report on ensuring physician supply for the future. Opportunity for public comment will be provided at the end of each day. For Further Information Contact: Anyone interested in obtaining a roster of members or other relevant information should write or contact Jerilyn K. Glass, M.D., PhD, Division of Medicine and Dentistry, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Room 9A–27, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857; Telephone (301) 443–7271. The web address for information on the Advisory Committee is http://www.hrsa.gov/ advisorycommittees/bhpradvisory/cogme/ index.html. The Council will join the three other advisory committees in the Bureau of Health Professions for the fourth BHPr All-Advisory Committee Meeting on Wednesday, November 9, 2011. Please refer to the Federal Register notice for the BHPr All-Advisory Committee Meeting for additional details. Dated: October 13, 2011. Reva Harris, Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2011–27030 Filed 10–18–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry; Notice of Meeting In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), notice is hereby given of the following meeting: Name: Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care, Medicine and Dentistry . Dates and Times: November 7, 2011, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; November 8, 2011, 8:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. Place: Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center, 3800 Reservoir Road, NW., Washington, DC 20057. Status: The meeting will be open to the public. Purpose: The Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (‘‘Advisory Committee’’) provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, and the House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce. on policy and program development concerning certain medicine, general pediatrics, general PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and physician assistant programs. The Advisory Committee is authorized by section 749 of the Public Health Service Act (PHS Act), as amended by the Affordable Care Act. At this meeting there will be a number of speakers who will address issues relating to the topic of the Advisory Committee’s tenth report: inter-professional education of primary care providers. Some meeting time will be devoted to developing recommendations and an outline for the report. There also will be a discussion of the Committee’s new legislative authorities on performance measures and longitudinal evaluation, added by the Affordable Care Act. Reports are submitted to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services; the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions of the Senate; and the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives. Agenda: The meeting on Monday, November 7, will begin with opening comments from the Division of Medicine and Dentistry within the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr). Speakers from the disciplines of medicine, dentistry, nursing, and physician assistants will address critical features of the inter-professional education of primary care providers. At the end of the morning session, they will form a panel and respond to questions from the membership. The Affordable Care Act added authorization for the Committee to develop performance measures and methods of longitudinal evaluation for certain Title VII programs; the afternoon session will be devoted, to this topic. The meeting on November 8, 2011, will provide time for members to work on the Advisory Committee’s tenth report on interprofessional education. In both plenary session and in small groups, the Advisory Committee will begin drafting report recommendations and establish an outline for the report. It will determine next steps in the report preparation process and plan for the next Advisory Committee meeting. An opportunity will be provided for public comment at the end of each day. For Further Information Contact: Anyone interested in obtaining a roster of members or other relevant information should write or contact Jerilyn K. Glass, M.D., PhD, Division of Medicine and Dentistry, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Room 9A–27, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857; telephone (301) 443–7271. The web address for information on the Advisory Committee is http://www.hrsa.gov/ advisorycommittees/bhpradvisory/actpcmd/ index.html. The Advisory Committee will join the three other advisory committees in the Bureau of Health Professions for the fourth BHPr All Advisory Committee Meeting on Wednesday, November 9, 2011. Please refer to the Federal Register notice for the BHPr All Advisory Committee Meeting for additional details. E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 202 / Wednesday, October 19, 2011 / Notices 20857; e-mail SHunter-Thomas@Hrsa.gov; telephone (301) 443–5688. The Council will join the three other advisory committees in the Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr) for the fourth BHPr AllAdvisory Committee Meeting on Wednesday, November 9, 2011. Please refer to the Federal Register notice for the BHPr All-Advisory Committee Meeting for additional details. Dated: October 13, 2011. Reva Harris, Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2011–27027 Filed 10–18–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Dated: October 12, 2011. Reva Harris, Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. Health Resources and Services Administration [FR Doc. 2011–27025 Filed 10–18–11; 8:45 am] National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice; Notice of Meeting BILLING CODE 4165–15–P emcdonald on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), notice is hereby given of the following meetings: Name: National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP). Dates and Times: November 7, 2011, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.; November 8, 2011, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Place: Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center, 3800 Reservoir Road, NW., Washington, DC 20057. Status: The meeting will be open to the public. Purpose: The purpose of this meeting is to delineate the contribution of nursing workforce development to meeting the health and health care challenges facing the nation, and to articulate a strategic vision and agenda for NACNEP in meeting those challenges. The objectives of the meeting are: (1) To identify the key issues challenging nursing workforce development in meeting the health care needs of the nation; (2) to develop goals and a blueprint for Council action to address these challenges; and (3) to articulate the activities, initiatives, and stakeholder partnerships that are critical to advancing 21st century interprofessional education and practice models needed to promote the health of the public. This meeting will form the basis for NACNEP’s mandated Twelfth Annual Report to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Congress. Agenda: The meeting will include a panel presentation and discussion focused around the purpose and objectives of this meeting. The agenda will be available on the NACNEP website http://www.hrsa.gov/ advisorycommittees/bhpradvisory/nacnep/ index.html one day prior to the meeting. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Those requesting to participate in the meeting can do so by contacting the Designated Federal Officer by email. Interested parties will participate by invitation. For Further Information Contact: For further information regarding NACNEP, to obtain a roster of members, minutes of the meeting, or other relevant information, contact Commander Serina Hunter-Thomas, Designated Federal Officer, National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice, Parklawn Building, Room 9–61, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:34 Oct 18, 2011 Jkt 226001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegations of Authority This notice amends Part R of the Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegations of Authority of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) (60 FR 56605, as amended November 6, 1995; as last amended at 76 FR 62420–62421 dated October 7, 2011). This notice reflects organizational changes in the Health Resources and Services Administration. Specifically, this notice realigns the Office of Women’s Health (RAW) to the Immediate Office of the Administrator (RA), in accordance with Section 3509(f) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Public Law 111–148, which requires the Secretary to establish an Office of Women’s Health within the Office of the Administrator of HRSA. Chapter RA—Office of the Administrator Section RA–10, Organization Delete in its entirety and replace with the following: The Office of the Administrator (RA) is headed by the Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration, who reports directly to the Secretary. The OA includes the following components: (1) Immediate Office of the Administrator (RA); (2) Office of Equal Opportunity, Civil Rights, and Diversity Management (RA2); (3) Office of Planning, Analysis, and Evaluation (RA5); (4) Office of Communications (RA6); (5) Office of Special Health Affairs (RA1); (6) Office of Legislation (RAE); and PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64953 (7) Office of Women’s Health (RAW). Section RA–20, Functions Update the functional statement for the Immediate Office of the Administrator (RA); and move the Office of Women’s Health (RAW) from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (RM) to the Immediate Office of the Administrator (RA). Immediate Office of the Administrator (RA) (1) Leads and directs programs and activities of the Agency and advises the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services on policy matters concerning them; (2) provides consultation and assistance to senior Agency officials and others on clinical and health professional issues; (3) serves as the Agency’s focal point on efforts to strengthen the practice of public health as it pertains to the HRSA mission; (4) establishes and maintains verbal and written communications with health organizations in the public and private sectors to support the mission of HRSA; (5) coordinates the Agency’s strategic, evaluation and research planning processes; (6) manages the legislative and communications programs for the Agency; (7) administers HRSA’s equal opportunity and civil rights activities; (8) provides overall leadership, direction, coordination, and planning in the support of the Agency’s special health programs; and (9) manages the health, wellness, and safety of women and girls with the support of the Office of Women’s Health, through policy, programming and outreach education. Office of Women’s Health (RAW) (1) Serves in a leadership capacity on women’s health and sex/gender-specific issues and policy for HRSA senior managers and with other agencies in HHS; (2) coordinates and supports sex/ gender-specific disease prevention and health promotion activities within HRSA and HHS; (3) serves as the HRSA liaison with other Federal and nonFederal individuals and organizations working on women’s health and sex/ gender-specific health related issues; (4) provides mentorship experiences for scholars and interns and encourages staff development opportunities; and (5) supports educational and information dissemination efforts on topics related to sex/gender-specific health issues. Section RA–30, Delegations of Authority All delegations and re-delegations of authority made to HRSA officials and employees of affected organizational components will continue in them or E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 202 (Wednesday, October 19, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 64952-64953]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and 
Dentistry; Notice of Meeting

    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), notice is hereby given of the following 
meeting:

    Name: Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care, Medicine 
and Dentistry .
    Dates and Times: November 7, 2011, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; November 
8, 2011, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Place: Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center, 3800 
Reservoir Road, NW., Washington, DC 20057.
    Status: The meeting will be open to the public.
    Purpose: The Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care 
Medicine and Dentistry (``Advisory Committee'') provides advice and 
recommendations to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health 
and Human Services (HHS), the Senate Committee on Health, Education, 
Labor and Pensions, and the House of Representatives Committee on 
Energy and Commerce. on policy and program development concerning 
certain medicine, general pediatrics, general dentistry, pediatric 
dentistry, and physician assistant programs. The Advisory Committee 
is authorized by section 749 of the Public Health Service Act (PHS 
Act), as amended by the Affordable Care Act.
    At this meeting there will be a number of speakers who will 
address issues relating to the topic of the Advisory Committee's 
tenth report: inter-professional education of primary care 
providers. Some meeting time will be devoted to developing 
recommendations and an outline for the report. There also will be a 
discussion of the Committee's new legislative authorities on 
performance measures and longitudinal evaluation, added by the 
Affordable Care Act. Reports are submitted to the Secretary of the 
Department of Health and Human Services; the Committee on Health, 
Education, Labor and Pensions of the Senate; and the Committee on 
Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives.
    Agenda: The meeting on Monday, November 7, will begin with 
opening comments from the Division of Medicine and Dentistry within 
the Health Resources and Services Administration's Bureau of Health 
Professions (BHPr). Speakers from the disciplines of medicine, 
dentistry, nursing, and physician assistants will address critical 
features of the inter-professional education of primary care 
providers. At the end of the morning session, they will form a panel 
and respond to questions from the membership. The Affordable Care 
Act added authorization for the Committee to develop performance 
measures and methods of longitudinal evaluation for certain Title 
VII programs; the afternoon session will be devoted, to this topic.
    The meeting on November 8, 2011, will provide time for members 
to work on the Advisory Committee's tenth report on inter-
professional education. In both plenary session and in small groups, 
the Advisory Committee will begin drafting report recommendations 
and establish an outline for the report. It will determine next 
steps in the report preparation process and plan for the next 
Advisory Committee meeting. An opportunity will be provided for 
public comment at the end of each day.
    For Further Information Contact: Anyone interested in obtaining 
a roster of members or other relevant information should write or 
contact Jerilyn K. Glass, M.D., PhD, Division of Medicine and 
Dentistry, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and 
Services Administration, Room 9A-27, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers 
Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857; telephone (301) 443-7271. The web 
address for information on the Advisory Committee is http://www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/bhpradvisory/actpcmd/index.html.
    The Advisory Committee will join the three other advisory 
committees in the Bureau of Health Professions for the fourth BHPr 
All Advisory Committee Meeting on Wednesday, November 9, 2011. 
Please refer to the Federal Register notice for the BHPr All 
Advisory Committee Meeting for additional details.


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    Dated: October 13, 2011.
Reva Harris,
Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination.
[FR Doc. 2011-27027 Filed 10-18-11; 8:45 am]
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