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Council for American Medical Innovation to Host Capitol Hill Breakfast Briefing on Education and Immigration: The Building Blocks of Innovation
Date:9/3/2009

Briefing is the first in a three-part series on "Achieving Recovery Through Discovery"

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Council for American Medical Innovation:

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WHAT: The Council for American Medical Innovation will host a breakfast briefing on Capitol Hill titled "Education and Immigration: The Building Blocks of Innovation." Speakers will share their experiences and insights regarding the impact of education and immigration policy on America's ability to innovate. Improving the quality of Pre-K through 12th grade science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and enacting policies that attract and retain the best and brightest minds from around the world are crucial to advancing breakthroughs in the life sciences and medicine in America.

This is the first in a three-part briefing series that will examine the role of public policy in promoting medical innovation to help our nation recover from health and economic crises. Specifically, these briefings will address education and immigration (on September 10), translational research (on September 17) and creating incentives for medical innovation (on October 5). Locations and times for future events will be announced.

WHO: Remarks by:

  • Debra Lappin, President of the Council for American Medical Innovation
  • Stuart Anderson, Executive Director of the National Foundation for American Policy
  • David Heil, President of David Heil & Associates, Inc., and former host of the Emmy Award Winning PBS series "Newton's Apple"

*Debra Lappin and other panelists will be available for media interviews between 9:30 and 10:00 a.m. Please contact Laura Lowery, 206-799-5604 to secure an interview.

WHERE: Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2168 (The Gold Room)

WHEN: Thursday, September 10, 2009

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

RSVP: http://www.regonline.com/recoverythroughdiscovery

About the Council for American Medical Innovation

The United States faces serious challenges to maintaining its leadership position in innovation. The Council for American Medical Innovation is bringing together leaders in research, medicine, public health, academia, education, labor, and business, who are working in partnership toward a national policy agenda aimed at preserving U.S. leadership in medical innovation. American medical innovators create millions of high-paying jobs, and their discoveries are integral in the fight to cure cancer and other illnesses. The Council for American Medical Innovation views leadership in medical innovation as a key part of America's economic recovery, future prosperity and health.

For more information on the Council for American Medical Innovation, visit www.americanmedicalinnovation.org.

    CONTACT: Laura Lowery,
    APCO Worldwide,
    206-799-5604
     llowery@apcoworldwide.com 


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