Federal - S 693

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the number of permanent faculty in palliative care at accredited allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, social work schools, and other programs, including physician assistant education programs, to promote education and research in palliative care and hospice, and to support the development of faculty careers in academic palliative medicine.

Introduced

March 22, 2017

Description

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the number of permanent faculty in palliative care at accredited allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, social work schools, and other programs, including physician assistant education programs, to promote education and research in palliative care and hospice, and to support the development of faculty careers in academic palliative medicine.

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Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 7

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  • May 22, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Moran, (R-Kan.)Murphy, C. (D-Conn.)
  • May 3, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Coons, (D-Del.)Murkowski, (R-Alaska)
  • March 30, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Collins, S. (R-Maine)King, A. (I-Maine)
  • March 22, 2017 — Original cosponsor(s): 1

    Capito, (R-W.Va.)
  • March 22, 2017 — Read twice and referred to: Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.Congressional Record p. S1932