National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation, 16162-16163 [2016-06837]

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The Committee will meet in Executive Session on April 22, 2016. The entire April 22nd session will be devoted to training sessions for the Committee; and, therefore, is closed to the public. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Hong, Executive Director for the NCFMEA, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Room 6W250, Washington, DC 20202; telephone: 202–453–7805, or email: Jennifer.Hong@ed.gov SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Statutory Authority and Function: The NCFMEA was established by the Secretary of Education under § 102 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. The NCFMEA’s responsibilities are to: • Evaluate the standards of accreditation applied to foreign medical schools and, • Determine the comparability of those standards to standards for accreditation applied to United States medical schools. 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Discussions resulting in specific determinations of comparability are closed to the public until proper notification of the NCFMEA’s decision is provided to the country and accrediting entity by the Department. The countries which are scheduled to be discussed are: Australia, Grenada, Pakistan, St. Kitts and Nevis, and the Dominican Republic. 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 April 1, 2016, although we will attempt to meet a request received after that date. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 58 (Friday, March 25, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 16162-16163]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-06837]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation

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

ACTION: Announcement of a Committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: 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.
    Meeting Date and Place: The meeting will be held on April 21-22, 
2016, from 9:00 a.m. until approximately 5:00 p.m. both days, at the 
Hilton Alexandria Old Town, 1767 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. The 
Committee will meet in Executive Session on April 22, 2016. The entire 
April 22nd session will be devoted to training sessions for the 
Committee; and, therefore, is closed to the public.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Hong, Executive Director for 
the NCFMEA, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Room 
6W250, Washington, DC 20202; telephone: 202-453-7805, or email: 
Jennifer.Hong@ed.gov

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Statutory Authority and Function: The NCFMEA was established by the 
Secretary of Education under Sec.  102 of the Higher Education Act of 
1965, as amended. The NCFMEA's responsibilities are to:
     Evaluate the standards of accreditation applied to foreign 
medical schools and,
     Determine the comparability of those standards to 
standards for accreditation applied to United States medical schools. A 
determination of comparability of accreditation standards by the NCFMEA 
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 to determine

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whether those standards are comparable to the standards of 
accreditation applied to medical schools in the United States. The 
NCFMEA will also review previously requested reports from accrediting 
entities that accredit medical schools. Discussion of the standards of 
accreditation will be held in sessions open to the public. Discussions 
resulting in specific determinations of comparability are closed to the 
public until proper notification of the NCFMEA's decision is provided 
to the country and accrediting entity by the Department.
    The countries which are scheduled to be discussed are: Australia, 
Grenada, Pakistan, St. Kitts and Nevis, and the Dominican Republic. 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 April 1, 2016, 
although we will attempt to meet a request received after that date.
    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.

    Authority:  Sec.  102 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as 
amended.

Lynn B. Mahaffie,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning, Policy and Innovation, 
delegated the duties of Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary 
Education.
[FR Doc. 2016-06837 Filed 3-24-16; 8:45 am]
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