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Special Medical Advisory Group; Notice of Meeting

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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 May 26, 2011, in Room 830 at VA Central Office, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 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 on VHA's transformational initiatives; VA Benchmark/Aspire Data; a discussion on Quality; an update on Academic Affiliations; implementation of Caregiver Legislation; and an update on VHA's budget outlook.

No time will allocated for receiving oral presentations from the public. However, members of the public may submit written statements for review by the Committee to Ms. Juanita Leslie, Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Administrative Operations (10B2), Veterans Health Administration, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, or e-mail at Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional information should contact Ms. Leslie at (202) 461-7019.

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Dated: May 5, 2011.

By Direction of the Secretary.

William F. Russo,

Director of Regulations Management, Office of the General Counsel.

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[FR Doc. 2011-11472 Filed 5-10-11; 8:45 am]