In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), notice is hereby given of the following meeting.
Name: Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages.
Dates and Times: May 3, 2004, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., May 4, 2004, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., May 5, 2004, 8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Place: The Double Tree Hotel, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852.
Status: The meeting will be open to the public.
Agenda: Agenda items will include, but not be limited to: Welcome; plenary session on healthcare workforce issues as they relate to the grant programs under the purview of the Committee with presentations by speakers representing the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), constituent groups, field experts and committee members. The following topics will be addressed at the meeting: What does the national health care workforce currently look like; what is the impact of Title VII, Section 751-756 programs on health workforce distribution and retention; and what are next steps for Title VII, Sections 751-756 programs in addressing the distribution and retention of health professionals.
Proposed agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
Public Comments: Public comment will be permitted at the end of the Committee meeting on May 3, 2004 and before lunch on May 4, 2004. Oral presentations will be limited to 5 minutes per public speaker. Persons interested in providing an oral presentation should submit a written request, with a copy of their presentation to: Jennifer Donovan, Deputy Executive Secretary, Division of State, Community and Public Health, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Room 9-105, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857, Telephone (301) 443-8044.
Requests should contain the name, address, telephone number, and any business or professional affiliation of the person desiring to make an oral presentation. Groups having similar interests are requested to combine their comments and present them through a single representative. The Division of State, Community and Public Health will notify each presenter by mail or telephone of their assigned presentation time.
Persons who do not file a request in advance for a presentation, but wish to make an oral statement may register to do so at the Double Tree Hotel, Rockville, MD, on May 3, 2004. These persons will be allocated time as the Committee meeting agenda permits.
For Further Information Contact: Anyone requiring information regarding the Committee should contact Jennifer Donovan, Division of State, Community and Public Health, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Room 9-105, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857, Telephone (301) 443-8044.Start Signature
Dated: April 14, 2004.
Tina M. Cheatham,
Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination.
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