The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the VA National Academic Affiliations Council (NAAC) will meet via conference call on December 11, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST. The meeting is open to the public.
The purpose of the Council is to advise the Secretary on matters affecting partnerships between VA and its academic affiliates.
On December 11, 2019, the Council will receive updates from its Subcommittees and Work Groups: Diversity and Inclusion, Electronic Health Record Modernization, and Affiliation Partnership Councils; receive briefings on the status of VA MISSION Act educational sections; and discuss Graduate Medical Education expansion and other follow-up items. The Council will receive public comments from 2:40 p.m. to 2:50 p.m. EST.
Interested persons may attend and/or present oral statements to the Council. The dial in number to attend the conference call is: 1-800-767-1750. At the prompt, enter access code 12095 then press #. Individuals seeking to present oral statements are invited to submit a 1-2 page summary of their comments at the time of the meeting for inclusion in the official meeting record. Oral presentations will be limited to five minutes or less, depending on the number of participants. Interested parties may also provide written comments for review by the Council prior to the meeting or at any time, via email to Larissa.Emory@va.gov, or by mail to Larissa A. Emory PMP, CBP, MS, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Academic Affiliations (10X1), 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420. Any member of the public wishing to participate or seeking additional information should contact Ms. Emory via email or by phone at (915) 269-0465.
Dated: October 18, 2019.
Jelessa M. Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-23077 Filed 10-22-19; 8:45 am]
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