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National Health Care

The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) invites public comments on its proposed name change to the National Center for Research on Complementary and Integrative Health. Comments will be accepted through June 6, 2014.

NCCAM director Josephine Briggs, MD, states in a video message: "The goal of this change is to better align the Center's name with the evolution in health care and our research focus, and thus best address our Congressional mandate."

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Posted by Heather Carrie, CHPL Director on Mon, 06/02/2014 - 9:50am
Tags: leadership, National Health Care

When: 5:30 p.m. (doors open at 5 p.m.) Thursday, February 17, 2011
Where: Bastyr University, Room 1062

Bastyr University is launching its new Center for Health Policy and Leadership (CHPL) with an "Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium Discussion."

At the event, leaders from the national Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium will discuss their visions of a health-oriented, integrated and accessible system of national health care. Refreshments will be provided. 

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Posted by Mai Ling Slaughter on Fri, 02/04/2011 - 9:34am
Tags: Events, Health Policy, National Health Care


The Bastyr University Center for Health Policy and Leadership (CHPL) is a nonpartisan, University-based center dedicated to advancing the understanding of health policy and leadership issues. The Center:

  • Creates on-campus and external opportunities for participation in "essential, generative conversations."
  • Hosts prominent scholars and health practitioners in discussion-oriented events.
  • Provides a forum for scholarly research on health policy and leadership issues.
  • Encourages citizens to actively participate in public affairs through experiential programs.
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