ERIC Number: ED195852
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Heath Professions Education and Distribution Act of 1980. Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Health and Scientific Research of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Sixth Congress, Second Session on S. 2375, S. 2134, S. 2378 (March 10 and 12, 1980).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This is a report of hearings held in Washington, D.C., on March 10 and 12, 1980, on the Health Professions Education and Distribution Act of 1980--three bills amending Public Health Service Act, Titles VII and VIII, and the national health Service Corps Program. S. 2375 would extend assistance programs for training health professionals and the national health service corps program. S. 2144 would provide new programs for training in health professions and nursing. S. 2378 would provide grants and fellowships for health care management, provide grants for projects to encourage geographic and specialty distribution of physicians, and amend the Immigration and Nationality Act regarding alien graduates of foreign medical schools. (Copies of the bills are included.) Testimony includes statements from eleven witnesses and twenty-eight individuals and organizations/associations representing/including Association of American Medical Colleges, American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine, Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry, American Hospital Association, American Medical Association, American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, American Association of Dental Schools, American Nurses' Association, American Society of Allied Health Professionals, and Association of Schools of Public Health. Additional information and an appendix of thirty-five submitted statements are provided. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Fellowships, Financial Support, Foreign Medical Graduates, Geographic Distribution, Grants, Health Occupations, Health Personnel, Hearings, Management Development, Medical Education, Medical Services, Nursing, Specialization, Student Financial Aid, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Immigration and Nationality Act 1965; Public Health Service Act