H.R. 3119: Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act

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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Jul 21, 2015


Referred to Committee on Jul 21, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 21, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Eliot Engel

Representative for New York's 16th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 21, 2015
Length: 28 pages


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Jul 21, 2015

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