The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92-463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Special Medical Advisory Group will meet on September 23, 2008, in Room 830, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at VA Central Office, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. The meeting is open to the public.
The purpose of the Group is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the Under Secretary for Health on the care and treatment of disabled veterans, and other matters pertinent to the Department's Veterans Health Administration (VHA).
The agenda for the meeting will include discussions of the evolving relationship between VA and the Department of Defense, an update on mental health services, academic affiliations, safety/quality initiatives, the political climate, and VHA's public relations campaign.
Any member of the public wishing to attend should contact Juanita Leslie, Committee Manager, Office of Administrative Operations (10B2), Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs at (202) 461-7019. No time will be set aside at this meeting for receiving oral presentations from the public. Statements, in written form, may be submitted to Juanita Leslie before the meeting or within 10 days after the meeting.Start Signature
Dated: July 16, 2008.
By direction of the Secretary.
E. Philip Riggin,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-16932 Filed 7-22-08; 8:45 am]
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