Council on Graduate Medical Education; Notice of Meeting, 64952 [2011-27030]

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

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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:

    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 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]
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