Health Professions Educational Assistance, Hearing, 89-1, Sept. 8, 1965

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Page 81 - Nothing contained in this Act shall be construed to authorize any department, agency, officer, or employee of the United States to exercise any direction, supervision, or control over the curriculum, program of instruction, administration, or personnel of any educational institution or school system...
Page 92 - accredited" when applied to any program of nurse education means a program accredited by a recognized body or bodies approved for such purpose by the Commissioner of Education.
Page 54 - Our first concern must be to assure that the advance of medical knowledge leaves none behind. We can — and we must — strive now to assure the availability of and accessibility to the best health care for all Americans, regardless of age or geography or economic status.
Page 150 - The general concept of a metropolitan area is one of an integrated economic and social unit with a recognized large population nucleus.
Page 89 - This observation has been confirmed recently by action of the Council on Dental Education of the American Dental Association, the...
Page 12 - SEC. 3. (a) Effective with respect to appropriations for fiscal years beginning after June 30, 1965, section 720 of the Public Health Service Act is amended by striking out "nurses,
Page 139 - ... women serving in our health professions. Americans respect and are grateful for our doctors, dentists, nurses, and others who serve our nation's health. But it is clear that the future requires our support now to increase the quantity and assure the continuing high quality of such vital personnel. In all sectors of health care, the need for trained personnel continues to outstrip the supply: --At present, the United States has 290,000 physicians.
Page 70 - Administration now requires the annual intake of about 3,900 physicians, or more than half as many as graduate from all the medical schools. They serve for an average of about 4 years, and about 22,000, or 12 percent of all the physicians in the country, are on full-time duty with these three agencies. The medical schools of this country vary enormously, not only in age and location but also in strength and stability. At one end of the spectrum are a small number of schools so weak and poorly financed...
Page 29 - ... (2) grants to assist in the construction of new teaching facilities for the training of dentists; and (3) grants to assist in the replacement or rehabilitation of existing teaching facilities for the training of physicians, pharmacists, optometrists, podiatrists, professional public health personnel, or dentists. Sums so appropriated shall remain available until expended.
Page 135 - ... the increased possibility of financial aid offered through these provisions would have a salutary effect on the number of students undertaking the study of pharmacy. Two sources of funds through pharmacy foundations are now available to our students. The American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education makes available $600 annually to each school for scholarship purposes.

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