Notice To Announce Supplemental Award To Support Training and Technical Assistance To Address Clinical Workforce Development, 61016 [2020-21514]

Download as PDF 61016 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 189 / Tuesday, September 29, 2020 / Notices this notice finalizes the draft guidance dated January 2019. This guidance is being issued consistent with FDA’s good guidance practices regulation (21 CFR 10.115). The guidance represents the current thinking of FDA on ‘‘ANDA Submissions—Amendments and Requests for Final Approval to Tentatively Approved ANDAs.’’ It does not establish any rights for any person and is not binding on FDA or the public. You can use an alternative approach if it satisfies the requirements of the applicable statutes and regulations. II. Electronic Access Persons with access to the internet may obtain the guidance at either https://www.fda.gov/drugs/guidancecompliance-regulatory-information/ guidances-drugs or https:// www.regulations.gov. Dated: September 22, 2020. Lauren K. Roth, Associate Commissioner for Policy. [FR Doc. 2020–21470 Filed 9–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4164–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Notice To Announce Supplemental Award To Support Training and Technical Assistance To Address Clinical Workforce Development Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Announcing supplemental award to support training and technical assistance to address clinical workforce development. AGENCY: HRSA provided supplemental funding to Community Health Center, Inc. (CHCI), a currently-funded National Training and Technical Assistance Partner (NTTAP) award recipient. CHCI will expand training and technical assistance (T/TA) to health centers and HRSA-funded State and Regional Primary Care Associations (PCAs) to support implementation of a tool developed for health centers to assess and improve their readiness to engage in health professional training programs and address national health care workforce shortages. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tracey Orloff, Director, HRSA, Strategic Partnerships Division, Office of Quality Improvement, at TOrloff@hrsa.gov or (301) 443–3197. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Thomas J. Engels, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2020–21514 Filed 9–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–16–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Sep 28, 2020 Jkt 250001 Health Resources and Services Administration Meeting of the CDC/HRSA Advisory Committee on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and STD Prevention and Treatment Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice announces that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/ HRSA Advisory Committee on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and STD Prevention and Treatment (CHAC) has scheduled a public meeting. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 November 5, 2020, 2:00 p.m.– 5:15 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) and November 6, 2020, 2:00 p.m.–5:15 p.m. ET. The deadline for online registration is 12:00 p.m. ET on November 2, 2020. ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held virtually. Please visit the meeting information page to register: https:// chacfall2020.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Theresa Jumento, Senior Public Health Advisor, HIV/AIDS Bureau, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857; 301–443–5807; or CHACAdvisoryComm@hrsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CHAC was established under section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, [42 U.S.C. 217a], as amended. The purpose of CHAC is to advise the Secretary, HHS; the Director, CDC; and the Administrator, HRSA regarding objectives, strategies, policies, and priorities for HIV, viral hepatitis, and other STDs; prevention and treatment efforts including surveillance of HIV infection, viral hepatitis, and other STDs, and related behaviors; epidemiologic, behavioral, health services, and laboratory research on HIV, viral hepatitis, and other STDs; identification of policy issues related to HIV/viral hepatitis/STD professional eduction, patient healthcare delivery, and prevention services; agency policies about prevention of HIV, viral hepatitis and other STDs; treatment, healthcare delivery, and research and training; strategic issues influencing the ability of CDC and HRSA to fulfill their missions of providing prevention and treatment services; programmatic efforts to prevent and treat HIV, viral hepatitis, and other STDs; and support to the agencies in their developoment of responses to emerging health needs related to HIV, viral hepatitis, and other STDs. During the November 5–6, 2020, meeting, CHAC will discuss community engagement activities related to the President’s initiative on ‘‘Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America’’ and the COVID–19 pandemic. CHAC will also discuss the needs and challenges of HIV prevention and care for women. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Refer to the CHAC meeting information page for any updated information concerning the meeting. While this meeting is open to the public, advance registration is required. Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide comments. Requests to offer oral comments will be accepted in the order they are received and may be limited as time allows. DATES: Recipient of the Award: Community Health Center, Inc. Amount of Non-Competitive Award: $320,000. Period of Supplemental Funding: August 2020 to June 2022. CFDA Number: 93.129. Authority: Section 330(l) of the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C. 254b(l). Justification: The National Center for Health Workforce Analysis estimates a shortage of over 23,000 primary care physician positions by 2025. Residency programs are needed for health centers to address health care workforce shortages that limit their ability to deliver comprehensive, culturally competent, high quality primary health care services. CHCI created the Readiness to Train Assessment Tool (RTATTM) for health centers to assess their own readiness to engage in health professional training programs and use the results to manage their workforce shortages. Supplemental funding is necessary to ensure timely implementation of the RTATTM in order to complete the data collection, analysis, and results dissemination needed for health centers to address critical workforce shortages. As the organization that developed the RTATTM, and the only NTTAP currently funded to provide enhanced T/TA on clinical workforce development to health centers, CHCI has the necessary expertise, organizational systems, and structure in place to immediately expand T/TA efforts in this area. E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Notice To Announce Supplemental Award To Support Training and 
Technical Assistance To Address Clinical Workforce Development

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department 
of Health and Human Services.

ACTION: Announcing supplemental award to support training and technical 
assistance to address clinical workforce development.

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SUMMARY: HRSA provided supplemental funding to Community Health Center, 
Inc. (CHCI), a currently-funded National Training and Technical 
Assistance Partner (NTTAP) award recipient. CHCI will expand training 
and technical assistance (T/TA) to health centers and HRSA-funded State 
and Regional Primary Care Associations (PCAs) to support implementation 
of a tool developed for health centers to assess and improve their 
readiness to engage in health professional training programs and 
address national health care workforce shortages.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tracey Orloff, Director, HRSA, 
Strategic Partnerships Division, Office of Quality Improvement, at 
[email protected] or (301) 443-3197.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Recipient of the Award: Community Health Center, Inc.
    Amount of Non-Competitive Award: $320,000.
    Period of Supplemental Funding: August 2020 to June 2022.
    CFDA Number: 93.129.
    Authority: Section 330(l) of the Public Health Service Act, 42 
U.S.C. 254b(l).
    Justification: The National Center for Health Workforce Analysis 
estimates a shortage of over 23,000 primary care physician positions by 
2025. Residency programs are needed for health centers to address 
health care workforce shortages that limit their ability to deliver 
comprehensive, culturally competent, high quality primary health care 
services.
    CHCI created the Readiness to Train Assessment Tool 
(RTATTM) for health centers to assess their own readiness to 
engage in health professional training programs and use the results to 
manage their workforce shortages. Supplemental funding is necessary to 
ensure timely implementation of the RTATTM in order to 
complete the data collection, analysis, and results dissemination 
needed for health centers to address critical workforce shortages. As 
the organization that developed the RTATTM, and the only 
NTTAP currently funded to provide enhanced T/TA on clinical workforce 
development to health centers, CHCI has the necessary expertise, 
organizational systems, and structure in place to immediately expand T/
TA efforts in this area.

Thomas J. Engels,
Administrator.
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