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Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry; Notice of Meeting

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In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92-463), notice is hereby given of the following meeting:

Name: Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (ACTPCMD).

Date and Time: November 17, 2008, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. November 18, 2008, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Place: The Legacy Hotel and Meeting Centre, 1775 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852.

Status: The meeting will be open to the public.

Purpose: The Advisory Committee provides advice and recommendations on a broad range of issues dealing with programs and activities authorized under section 747 of the Public Health Service Act as amended by The Health Professions Education Partnership Act of 1998, Public Law 105-392. At this meeting the Advisory Committee will work on its eighth report about the re-design of the delivery of primary health care and its implications for the training of primary care practitioners. Reports are submitted to Congress and to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Agenda: The meeting on Monday, November 17, will begin with opening comments from the Chair of the Advisory Committee and introductory remarks from senior management of the Health Resources and Services Administration. The Advisory Committee will elect a new chair and two vice-chairs prior to the main agenda. In the plenary session, the Advisory Committee will discuss key elements they wish to include in the eighth report, develop an outline for the report, and draft report recommendations. The work will be done in plenary session and in small groups. On Tuesday, November 18, the Advisory Committee will continue its work on the eighth report and determine next steps in the report preparation process. The members will plan an agenda for the next Advisory Committee meeting. An opportunity will be provided for public comment.

For Further Information Contact: Anyone interested in obtaining a roster of members or other relevant information should write or contact Jerilyn K. Glass, M.D., PhD, Division of Medicine and Dentistry, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Room 9A-27, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857, Telephone (301) 443-6822. The Web address for information on the Advisory Committee is​medicine-dentistry/​actpcmd.

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Dated: October 21, 2008.

Alexandra Huttinger,

Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination.

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[FR Doc. E8-25569 Filed 10-24-08; 8:45 am]