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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 144 (Monday, July 28, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43739-43740]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-17726]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation

AGENCY: Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of 
Education, National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and 
Accreditation.

ACTION: The purpose of this notice is to announce the upcoming meeting 
of the National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and 
Accreditation (NCFMEA). Parts of this meeting will be open to the 
public, and the public is invited to attend those portions.

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    Meeting Date and Place: The public meeting will be held on 
Thursday, September 4, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. until approximately 12:30 
p.m., at the U.S. Department of Education, Eighth Floor Conference 
Center, Office of Postsecondary Education, 1990 K Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20006. The Committee will meet in Executive Session in 
the afternoon from 1:30 p.m. until approximately 5:30 p.m. This session 
will not be open to the public.
    Function: The NCFMEA was established by the Secretary of Education 
under Section 102 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. The 
NCFMEA's responsibilities are to:
     Upon request of a foreign country, evaluate the standards 
of accreditation applied to medical schools in that country; and,
     Determine the comparability of those standards to 
standards for accreditation applied to United States medical schools.
    Comparability of the applicable accreditation standards is an 
eligibility requirement for foreign medical schools to participate in 
the William D. Ford Federal Direct Student Loan Program, 20 U.S.C. 
1087a et seq.
    Meeting Agenda: The NCFMEA will review the standards of 
accreditation applied to medical schools by several foreign countries 
to determine whether those standards are comparable to the standards of 
accreditation applied to medical schools in the United States and/or 
reports previously requested of countries by the NCFMEA. Discussion of 
the standards of accreditation will be held in sessions open to the 
public.

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Discussions resulting in specific determinations of comparability are 
closed to the public in order that each country may be properly 
notified by the Department of the Committee's decision.
    The countries which are scheduled to be discussed are Antigua and 
Barbuda, Czech Republic, India, Jamaica, and Poland. The meeting 
agenda, as well as the staff analyses pertaining to the meeting will be 
posted on the Department of Education's Web site prior to the meeting 
at http://www2.ed.gov/about/bdscomm/list/ncfmea.html.
    Reasonable Accommodations: The meeting site is accessible to 
individuals with disabilities. If you will need an auxiliary aid or 
service to participate in the meeting (e.g., interpreting service, 
assistive listening device, or materials in an alternate format), 
notify the contact person listed in this notice by August 25, 2014, 
although we will attempt to meet a request received after that date.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carol Griffiths, Executive Director 
for the NCFMEA, U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street NW., Room 
8073, Washington, DC 20006-8129, telephone: 202 219-7035; fax: 202 502-
7874, or email: Carol.Griffiths@ed.gov.
    Electronic Access to This Document: The official version of this 
document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free 
Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the 
Code of Federal Regulations is available via the Federal Digital System 
at: www.gpo.gov/fdsys. At this site you can view this document, as well 
as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal 
Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). To use PDF, 
you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at the 
site.
    You may also access documents of the Department published in the 
Federal Register by using the article search feature at: 
www.federalregister.gov. Specifically, through the advanced search 
feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published 
by the Department.

Lynn B. Mahaffie,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education.
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