Council on Graduate Medical Education; Notice of Meeting, 12184 [2015-05188]

Download as PDF 12184 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 44 / Friday, March 6, 2015 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Eye Institute; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: National Eye Institute Special Emphasis Panel; NEI Center Core Grants for Vision Research. Date: March 27, 2015. Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Hilton Garden Inn, 7301 Waverly Street, Bethesda, MD 20814. Contact Person: Anne E. Schaffner, Ph.D., Chief, Scientific Review Branch, Division of Extramural Research, National Eye Institute, 5635 Fishers Lane, Suite 1300, MSC 9300, Bethesda, MD 20892–9300, (301) 451–2020, aes@nei.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program No. 93.867, Vision Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: March 2, 2015. Melanie J. Gray, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2015–05169 Filed 3–5–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Service Administration mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 (COGME). Dates and Times: March 12, 2015 (8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. EST); March 13, 2015 (8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. EST). Place: In-person meeting, webinar, and conference call format. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:59 Mar 05, 2015 Jkt 235001 Status: The meeting will be open to the public. Purpose: The COGME provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and to Congress on a range of issues including the supply and distribution of physicians in the United States, current and future physician shortages or excesses, issues relating to foreign medical school graduates, the nature and financing of medical education training, and the development of performance measures and longitudinal evaluation of medical education programs. The COGME members will discuss topics and issues for the 23rd report. The COGME’s 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 COGME agenda includes an opportunity for members to discuss the 23rd report on Graduate Medical Education (GME) innovations. The COGME will review current recommendations for reform; examine and document innovations in GME financing and architecture; and make targeted recommendations to support these innovations as appropriate. GME architecture is defined as changes in the structure of GME training programs to enhance the efficiency of training, account for changes in medicine, and address physician workforce needs, while also maintaining the quality of medical education. Examples include the combined, shortened medical school to primary care residency programs and the integrated vascular surgery tracks which both reduce the total number of years of training by 1 year. Innovations in GME architecture—Committee Discussion Questions include: • What are examples of innovations in streamlining the GME architecture to increase the throughput and cost efficiencies of GME, in order to reduce the overall length and cost of training? • How can medical education technology be leveraged in the transformation and innovation in GME? • What are the potential regulatory and licensing challenges from such changes, and how can they be mitigated? The official agenda will be available 2 days prior to the meeting on the HRSA Web site at http://www.hrsa.gov/ advisorycommittees/bhpradvisory/ cogme/index.html. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Requests to make oral comments or provide PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 written comments to the COGME should be sent to Dr. Joan Weiss, Designated Federal Official, using the address and phone number below. Individuals who plan to participate on the conference call or webinar should notify Dr. Weiss at least 3 days prior to the meeting, using the address and phone number below. Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide comments. Interested parties should refer to the meeting subject as the HRSA Council on Graduate Medical Education. The conference call-in number is (800) 369–1867. The passcode is: 8803797. The webinar link is https:// hrsa.connectsolutions.com/cac_ committee_meeting/. As this meeting will be a combined format of both in-person, webinar, and conference call members of the public, and interested parties who wish to participate ‘‘in-person’’ should make an immediate request by emailing their first name, last name, and contact email to the Designated Federal Official for the committee, Dr. Joan Weiss, using the address and phone number below. Space is limited. Due to the fact that this meeting will be held within a federal government building and public entrance to such facilities require prior planning, access will be granted upon request only and will be on a first come, first served basis. The logistical challenges of scheduling this meeting hindered an earlier publication of this meeting notice. Contact: Anyone requesting information regarding the COGME should contact Dr. Joan Weiss, Designated Federal Official within the Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, in one of three ways: (1) Send a request to the following address: Dr. Joan Weiss, Designated Federal Official, Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, Parklawn Building, Room 12C–05, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857; (2) call (301) 443–0430; or (3) send an email to jweiss@hrsa.gov. Jackie Painter, Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2015–05188 Filed 3–5–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review Notice of Closed Meetings Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as E:\FR\FM\06MRN1.SGM 06MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Service 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 (COGME).
    Dates and Times: March 12, 2015 (8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. EST); March 13, 
2015 (8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. EST).
    Place: In-person meeting, webinar, and conference call format.
    Status: The meeting will be open to the public.
    Purpose: The COGME provides advice and recommendations to the 
Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and to 
Congress on a range of issues including the supply and distribution of 
physicians in the United States, current and future physician shortages 
or excesses, issues relating to foreign medical school graduates, the 
nature and financing of medical education training, and the development 
of performance measures and longitudinal evaluation of medical 
education programs.
    The COGME members will discuss topics and issues for the 23rd 
report. The COGME's 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 COGME agenda includes an opportunity for members to 
discuss the 23rd report on Graduate Medical Education (GME) 
innovations. The COGME will review current recommendations for reform; 
examine and document innovations in GME financing and architecture; and 
make targeted recommendations to support these innovations as 
appropriate. GME architecture is defined as changes in the structure of 
GME training programs to enhance the efficiency of training, account 
for changes in medicine, and address physician workforce needs, while 
also maintaining the quality of medical education. Examples include the 
combined, shortened medical school to primary care residency programs 
and the integrated vascular surgery tracks which both reduce the total 
number of years of training by 1 year. Innovations in GME 
architecture--Committee Discussion Questions include:
     What are examples of innovations in streamlining the GME 
architecture to increase the throughput and cost efficiencies of GME, 
in order to reduce the overall length and cost of training?
     How can medical education technology be leveraged in the 
transformation and innovation in GME?
     What are the potential regulatory and licensing challenges 
from such changes, and how can they be mitigated?
    The official agenda will be available 2 days prior to the meeting 
on the HRSA Web site at http://www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/bhpradvisory/cogme/index.html.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Requests to make oral comments or provide 
written comments to the COGME should be sent to Dr. Joan Weiss, 
Designated Federal Official, using the address and phone number below. 
Individuals who plan to participate on the conference call or webinar 
should notify Dr. Weiss at least 3 days prior to the meeting, using the 
address and phone number below. Members of the public will have the 
opportunity to provide comments. Interested parties should refer to the 
meeting subject as the HRSA Council on Graduate Medical Education.
    The conference call-in number is (800) 369-1867. The passcode is: 
8803797. The webinar link is https://hrsa.connectsolutions.com/cac_committee_meeting/.
    As this meeting will be a combined format of both in-person, 
webinar, and conference call members of the public, and interested 
parties who wish to participate ``in-person'' should make an immediate 
request by emailing their first name, last name, and contact email to 
the Designated Federal Official for the committee, Dr. Joan Weiss, 
using the address and phone number below. Space is limited. Due to the 
fact that this meeting will be held within a federal government 
building and public entrance to such facilities require prior planning, 
access will be granted upon request only and will be on a first come, 
first served basis. The logistical challenges of scheduling this 
meeting hindered an earlier publication of this meeting notice.
    Contact: Anyone requesting information regarding the COGME should 
contact Dr. Joan Weiss, Designated Federal Official within the Bureau 
of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, in 
one of three ways: (1) Send a request to the following address: Dr. 
Joan Weiss, Designated Federal Official, Bureau of Health Workforce, 
Health Resources and Services Administration, Parklawn Building, Room 
12C-05, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857; (2) call (301) 
443-0430; or (3) send an email to jweiss@hrsa.gov.

Jackie Painter,
Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat.
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