Recharter for the Council on Graduate Medical Education, 62312 [2020-21773]

Download as PDF 62312 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 192 / Friday, October 2, 2020 / Notices TABLE 1—RECIPIENTS AND AWARD AMOUNTS Award recipient name UCSF–U1NHA31422 .................................................... The Regents of the University of California San Francisco. Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York. ICAP–U1NHA28555 ..................................................... Justification: The purpose of these cooperative agreements is to save lives, prevent HIV infections, and accelerate progress toward achieving HIV/AIDS epidemic control in more than 50 countries around the world. Recipients have completed certain project activities, but evaluation and transition to scale-up has been interrupted by the COVID–19 pandemic and associated country-specific restrictions. This notice extends the current project period for HRSA–15–021, Quality Improvement Capacity for Impact Project, by one year until September 29, 2021, to ensure the orderly conclusion of these projects while facilitating virtual stakeholder engagement during the COVID–19 pandemic. Authority: United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief authorized by Public Law 108–25 (the United States Leadership Against HIV/ AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Act of 2003) [22 U.S.C. 7601, et seq.]; and Public Law 110–293 (the Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008), as reauthorized and amended by Public Law 113–56 (the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief Stewardship and Oversight Act of 2013). See, e.g., 22 U.S.C. 7603 and 22 U.S.C. 2151b–2(b) (1)(B), 2151b–2(c)(1), and 2151b– 2(d)(6)(G)(ii). Thomas J. Engels, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2020–21778 Filed 10–1–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Extension length Grant number Recharter for the Council on Graduate Medical Education Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of recharter. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:38 Oct 01, 2020 Jkt 253001 In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, HHS is hereby giving notice that the Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME) has been rechartered. The effective date of the renewed charter is September 30, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shane Rogers, Designated Federal Official (DFO), Division of Medicine and Dentistry, Bureau of Health Workforce, HRSA. Anyone requesting information may reach Mr. Rogers by mail at 5600 Fishers Lane, 15N142, Rockville, Maryland 20857; by phone at 301–443–5260; or by email at SRogers@ hrsa.gov SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: COGME makes recommendations to the Secretary of HHS (Secretary) and Congress on matters specified by section 762 of Title VII of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act. Issues addressed by COGME include (1) the supply and distribution of physicians in the United States; (2) current and future shortages or excesses of physicians in medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties; (3) issues relating to foreign medical school graduates; (4) appropriate federal policies with respect to the matters specified in (1), (2), and (3) above, including policies concerning changes in the financing of undergraduate and graduate medical education (GME) programs and changes in the types of medical education training in GME programs; (5) appropriate efforts to be carried out by hospitals, schools of medicine, schools of osteopathic medicine, and accrediting bodies with respect to the matters specified in (1), (2), and (3) above, including efforts for changes in undergraduate and GME programs; and (6) deficiencies in, and needs for improvements in, existing databases concerning the supply and distribution of, and postgraduate training programs for, physicians in the United States and steps that should be taken to eliminate those deficiencies. Not later than September 30, 2023, and not less than every 5 years thereafter, COGME shall submit a report with recommendations to the Secretary, and to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions of the Senate and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Award amount 1 Year $4,000,000 1 Year 2,000,000 the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives. Additionally, COGME encourages entities providing GME to conduct activities to voluntarily achieve the recommendations of COGME; and develops, publishes, and implements performance measures, develops and publishes guidelines for longitudinal evaluations, and recommends appropriation levels for certain programs under Title VII of the PHS Act. The renewed charter for COGME was approved on September 30, 2020, which will also stand as the filing date. Recharter of the COGME gives authorization for the Council to operate until September 30, 2022. A copy of the COGME charter is available on the COGME website at https://www.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/ hrsa/advisory-committees/graduatemedical-edu/cogme-charter.pdf. A copy of the charter also can be obtained by accessing the FACA database that is maintained by the Committee Management Secretariat under the General Services Administration. The website address for the FACA database is http://www.facadatabase.gov/. Maria G. Button, Director, Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2020–21773 Filed 10–1–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Notice That HRSA Will Not Fund HRSA–20–083: Quality Improvement Solutions for Sustained Epidemic Control Project Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. HRSA has decided not to provide funding for HRSA–20–083 Quality Improvement Solutions for Sustained Epidemic Control Project, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02OCN1.SGM 02OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Recharter for the Council on Graduate Medical Education

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

ACTION: Notice of recharter.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, HHS is 
hereby giving notice that the Council on Graduate Medical Education 
(COGME) has been rechartered. The effective date of the renewed charter 
is September 30, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shane Rogers, Designated Federal 
Official (DFO), Division of Medicine and Dentistry, Bureau of Health 
Workforce, HRSA. Anyone requesting information may reach Mr. Rogers by 
mail at 5600 Fishers Lane, 15N142, Rockville, Maryland 20857; by phone 
at 301-443-5260; or by email at [email protected]

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  COGME makes recommendations to the 
Secretary of HHS (Secretary) and Congress on matters specified by 
section 762 of Title VII of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act. Issues 
addressed by COGME include (1) the supply and distribution of 
physicians in the United States; (2) current and future shortages or 
excesses of physicians in medical and surgical specialties and 
subspecialties; (3) issues relating to foreign medical school 
graduates; (4) appropriate federal policies with respect to the matters 
specified in (1), (2), and (3) above, including policies concerning 
changes in the financing of undergraduate and graduate medical 
education (GME) programs and changes in the types of medical education 
training in GME programs; (5) appropriate efforts to be carried out by 
hospitals, schools of medicine, schools of osteopathic medicine, and 
accrediting bodies with respect to the matters specified in (1), (2), 
and (3) above, including efforts for changes in undergraduate and GME 
programs; and (6) deficiencies in, and needs for improvements in, 
existing databases concerning the supply and distribution of, and 
postgraduate training programs for, physicians in the United States and 
steps that should be taken to eliminate those deficiencies. Not later 
than September 30, 2023, and not less than every 5 years thereafter, 
COGME shall submit a report with recommendations to the Secretary, and 
to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions of the 
Senate and the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of 
Representatives. Additionally, COGME encourages entities providing GME 
to conduct activities to voluntarily achieve the recommendations of 
COGME; and develops, publishes, and implements performance measures, 
develops and publishes guidelines for longitudinal evaluations, and 
recommends appropriation levels for certain programs under Title VII of 
the PHS Act.
    The renewed charter for COGME was approved on September 30, 2020, 
which will also stand as the filing date. Recharter of the COGME gives 
authorization for the Council to operate until September 30, 2022.
    A copy of the COGME charter is available on the COGME website at 
https://www.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/hrsa/advisory-committees/graduate-medical-edu/cogme-charter.pdf. A copy of the charter also can 
be obtained by accessing the FACA database that is maintained by the 
Committee Management Secretariat under the General Services 
Administration. The website address for the FACA database is http://www.facadatabase.gov/.

Maria G. Button,
Director, Executive Secretariat.
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