Excerpt: Given the importance of graduate medical education, we would like your thoughts on GME financing, federal program governance and structure, and how it might be improved or restructured to better meet the country’s health professional needs in both the short and long terms. To read the letter, click here.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of December 8. As Congress prepares for the New Year, members will look into the fiscal challenges and opportunities for savings within the federal health care budget, discuss genetically modified food ingredients, and examine America’s changing energy market.
Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) partnered with Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) in the spring of this year to launch the 21st Century Cures initiative, seeking to accelerate the pace of cures and treatments.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today applauded the news that President Obama had signed H.R. 5728, the STELA Reauthorization Act, into law.
#TBT: Upton and Walden host Google Hangout launching #CommActUpdate a year ago this week
In 1985 President Ronald Reagan proclaimed December to be National Made in America month to encourage consumers and workers alike to “observe this month with appropriate programs and activities to recognize and celebrate the excellence of American products.” Made in America month has since become a proud tradition that highlights the hard work and ingenuity of American workers and the products they make right here a