Meeting of the Council on Graduate Medical Education, 1518 [2021-00058]

Download as PDF 1518 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 5 / Friday, January 8, 2021 / Notices program issues and concerns; propose policy changes using the varying levels of expertise represented on the Council to advise on specific program areas; updates from clinician workforce experts; and education and practice improvement in the training development of primary care clinicians. More general items may include: Presentations and discussions on the current and emerging needs of health workforce; public health priorities; healthcare access and evaluation; NACNHSC-approved sites; HRSA priorities and other federal health workforce and education programs that impact the NACNHSC. Refer to the NACNHSC website listed above for all current and updated information concerning the CY 2021 NACNHSC meetings, including draft agendas and meeting materials that will be posted 30 calendar days before the meeting. Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide comments. Public participants may submit written statements in advance of the scheduled meeting(s). Oral comments will be honored in the order they are requested and may be limited as time allows. Requests to submit a written statement or make oral comments to the NACNHSC should be sent to Diane Fabiyi-King using the contact information above at least 5 business days before the meeting date(s). Individuals who need special assistance or another reasonable accommodation should notify Diane Fabiyi-King using the contact information listed above at least 10 business days before the meeting(s) they wish to attend. If a meeting is held in-person, it will occur in a federal government building and attendees must go through a security check to enter. Non-U.S. Citizen attendees must notify HRSA of their planned attendance at an in-person meeting at least 20 business days prior to the meeting in order to facilitate their entry into the building. All attendees are required to present government-issued identification prior to entry. tkelley on DSKBCP9HB2PROD with NOTICES Maria G. Button, Director, Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2021–00093 Filed 1–7–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:23 Jan 07, 2021 Jkt 253001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Meeting of the Council on Graduate Medical Education 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 Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME or Council) will hold public meetings for the 2021 calendar year (CY). Information about COGME, agendas, and materials for these meetings can be found on the COGME website at https:// www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/ graduate-medical-edu/index.html. DATES: COGME meetings will be held on • April 14, 2021, 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) and April 15, 2021, 8:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m. ET; • August 19, 2021, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. ET. ADDRESSES: Meetings may be held inperson, by teleconference, and/or Adobe Connect webinar. For updates on how the meeting will be held, visit the COGME website 30 business days before the date of the meeting where instructions for joining meetings either in-person or remotely will also be posted. In-person meetings will be held at 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857. For meeting information updates, go to the COGME website meeting page at https:// www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/ graduate-medical-edu/meetings/ index.html. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shane Rogers, Designated Federal Official, Division of Medicine and Dentistry, Bureau of Health Workforce, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 15N142, Rockville, Maryland 20857; 301–443–5260; or SRogers@hrsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: COGME makes recommendations to the Secretary of HHS (Secretary) and Congress on policy, program development, and other matters of significance as specified by section 762 of Title VII of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act. Issues addressed by COGME include the supply and distribution of the physician workforce in the United States, including any projected shortages or excesses; foreign medical school graduates; the nature and financing of undergraduate and graduate PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 medical education; appropriation levels for certain programs under Title VII of the PHS Act; and deficiencies in databases of the supply and distribution of the physician workforce and postgraduate programs for training physicians. COGME submits reports to the Secretary of HHS; the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions; and the House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce. Additionally, COGME encourages entities providing graduate medical education to conduct activities to voluntarily achieve the recommendations of the Council. Since priorities dictate meeting times, be advised that start times, end times, and agenda items are subject to change. For CY 2021 meetings, agenda items may include, but are not limited to, discussion on topics surrounding rural health workforce and training. Refer to the COGME website listed above for all current and updated information concerning the CY 2021 COGME meetings, including draft agendas and meeting materials that will be posted 30 calendar days before the meeting. Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide comments. Public participants may submit written statements in advance of the scheduled meeting(s). Oral comments will be honored in the order they are requested and may be limited as time allows. Requests to submit a written statement or make oral comments to COGME should be sent to Shane Rogers using the contact information above at least 5 business days before the meeting date(s). Individuals who need special assistance or another reasonable accommodation should notify Shane Rogers using the contact information listed above at least 10 business days before the meeting(s) they wish to attend. If a meeting is held in-person, it will occur in a federal government building and attendees must go through a security check to enter. Non-U.S. citizen attendees must notify HRSA of their planned attendance at an in-person meeting at least 20 business days prior to the meeting in order to facilitate their entry into the building. All attendees are required to present government-issued identification prior to entry. Maria G. Button, Director, Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2021–00058 Filed 1–7–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P E:\FR\FM\08JAN1.SGM 08JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 5 (Friday, January 8, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Page 1518]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-00058]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Meeting of the Council on Graduate Medical Education

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this 
notice announces that the Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME 
or Council) will hold public meetings for the 2021 calendar year (CY). 
Information about COGME, agendas, and materials for these meetings can 
be found on the COGME website at https://www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/graduate-medical-edu/index.html.

DATES: COGME meetings will be held on
     April 14, 2021, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) and 
April 15, 2021, 8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. ET;
     August 19, 2021, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. ET.

ADDRESSES: Meetings may be held in-person, by teleconference, and/or 
Adobe Connect webinar. For updates on how the meeting will be held, 
visit the COGME website 30 business days before the date of the meeting 
where instructions for joining meetings either in-person or remotely 
will also be posted. In-person meetings will be held at 5600 Fishers 
Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857. For meeting information updates, go to 
the COGME website meeting page at https://www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/graduate-medical-edu/meetings/index.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shane Rogers, Designated Federal 
Official, Division of Medicine and Dentistry, Bureau of Health 
Workforce, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 15N142, Rockville, Maryland 
20857; 301-443-5260; or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: COGME makes recommendations to the Secretary 
of HHS (Secretary) and Congress on policy, program development, and 
other matters of significance as specified by section 762 of Title VII 
of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act. Issues addressed by COGME 
include the supply and distribution of the physician workforce in the 
United States, including any projected shortages or excesses; foreign 
medical school graduates; the nature and financing of undergraduate and 
graduate medical education; appropriation levels for certain programs 
under Title VII of the PHS Act; and deficiencies in databases of the 
supply and distribution of the physician workforce and postgraduate 
programs for training physicians. COGME submits reports to the 
Secretary of HHS; the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and 
Pensions; and the House of Representatives Committee on Energy and 
Commerce. Additionally, COGME encourages entities providing graduate 
medical education to conduct activities to voluntarily achieve the 
recommendations of the Council. Since priorities dictate meeting times, 
be advised that start times, end times, and agenda items are subject to 
change. For CY 2021 meetings, agenda items may include, but are not 
limited to, discussion on topics surrounding rural health workforce and 
training. Refer to the COGME website listed above for all current and 
updated information concerning the CY 2021 COGME meetings, including 
draft agendas and meeting materials that will be posted 30 calendar 
days before the meeting.
    Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide 
comments. Public participants may submit written statements in advance 
of the scheduled meeting(s). Oral comments will be honored in the order 
they are requested and may be limited as time allows. Requests to 
submit a written statement or make oral comments to COGME should be 
sent to Shane Rogers using the contact information above at least 5 
business days before the meeting date(s).
    Individuals who need special assistance or another reasonable 
accommodation should notify Shane Rogers using the contact information 
listed above at least 10 business days before the meeting(s) they wish 
to attend.
    If a meeting is held in-person, it will occur in a federal 
government building and attendees must go through a security check to 
enter. Non-U.S. citizen attendees must notify HRSA of their planned 
attendance at an in-person meeting at least 20 business days prior to 
the meeting in order to facilitate their entry into the building. All 
attendees are required to present government-issued identification 
prior to entry.

Maria G. Button,
Director, Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2021-00058 Filed 1-7-21; 8:45 am]
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