[Federal Register Volume 59, Number 208 (Friday, October 28, 1994)]
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[FR Doc No: 94-26732]

[Federal Register: October 28, 1994]



Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting

    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Public Law 92-463), announcement is made of the 
following National Advisory body scheduled to meet during the month of 
December 1994:

Name: National Commission on Allied Health.
Date & Time: December 15-16, 1994, 8:00 a.m.
Place: Holiday Inn Bethesda, 8120 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814.
    The meeting is open to the public.

Purpose: The National Commission on Allied Health shall: (1) make 
recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the 
Committee on Labor and Human Resources of the Senate, and the Committee 
on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives, with respect 
to: (A) the supply and distribution of allied health personnel 
throughout the United States; (B) current and future shortages or 
excesses of allied health personnel, particularly in medically 
underserved and rural communities; (C) priority research needs within 
the allied health professions; (D) appropriate Federal policies 
relating to the matters described in subparagraphs (A) through (C), 
including policies concerning changes in the financing of undergraduate 
and graduate allied health programs, changes in the types of allied 
health education, and the appropriate Federal role in the development 
of a research base in the allied health professions; (E) appropriate 
efforts to be carried out by health care facilities, schools and 
programs of allied health, and professional associations with respect 
to the matter referred to in subparagraph (A), including efforts for 
changes in undergraduate and graduate allied health education programs, 
and private support for research initiatives; (F) deficiencies and 
needs for improvements in existing data bases concerning the supply and 
distribution of training programs for allied health in the United 
States and steps that should be taken to eliminate such deficiencies; 
and (G) problems, and recommendations for the resolution of such 
problems, relating to the roles and functions of professionals within 
the allied health fields and other fields such as medicine and 
dentistry; and (2) encourage entities providing allied health education 
to conduct activities to voluntarily achieve the recommendations of the 

Agenda: The agenda includes Congressional perspective on the 
Commission; review of materials relating to education, data, research, 
and workforce; review of white papers; and development of contents for 
final report.
    Anyone requiring information regarding the Committee should contact 
Mr. Neil H. Sampson, Executive Secretary, National Commission on Allied 
Health, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services 
Administration, room 8-101, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, 
Rockville, Maryland 20857, Telephone (301) 443-6853.
    Agenda Items are subject to change as priorities dictate.

    Dated: October 24, 1994.
Jackie E. Baum,
Advisory Committee Management Officer, HRSA.
[FR Doc. 94-26732 Filed 10-27-94; 8:45 am]