July 12, 2021
AACOM in Action
What You Need to Know
House Appropriations Committee Prepares Education, Health Spending Bill
The fiscal year (FY) 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS) draft spending bill is scheduled to be marked up by the House LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee today, followed by a full committee consideration on July 15. AACOM’s analysis of the bill is forthcoming. For a list of the FY22 funding priorities for the osteopathic medical education community, see AACOM’s testimony.
Urge Congress to sign on to the Doctors of Community Act, which aims to expand primary care access in rural and underserved communities by permanently and sustainably funding the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) Program.
THCGME Program Recipients Receive Funding Increase
CDC Releases New Guidance for Institutions of Higher Education
CFPB Raises Concerns Over Loan Servicers’ Handling of PSLF; PHEAA Leaving Program
Controversial DHS Student Visa Proposed Rule Withdrawn
Engagement and Resources
HRSA Announces Buprenorphine Payment Program: In an effort to spur access to substance use disorder treatment, HRSA launched a program to pay clinicians cleared to prescribe buprenorphine. Eligible federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics may apply. Learn more.
ATSU-KCOM Holds Military Commissioning Ceremony: A.T. Still University of Health Sciences Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine students who are members of the US Armed Forces marked their military commissions with a ceremony on May 14. View photos from the event.
Visit AACOM's Federal Funding Opportunities and Resources web page for federal grants of interest to osteopathic medical education.
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