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Appendix A Acronyms AAMC Association of American Medical Colleges ACGME Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education ADAPT Adaptation and Dissemination of AHRQ Comparative Effectiveness Research Products AHEC area health education center AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AMA American Medical Association APHA American Public Health Association ATSM automated telephone self-management BMI body mass index CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CHIP Children’s Health Insurance Program CME continuing medical education CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services CTSI Clinical and Translational Science Institute ESL English as a second language FASHP Federation of Associations of Schools of the Health Professions GIS geographic information system 83

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84 IMPROVING HEALTH LITERACY WITHIN A STATE HCI Health Care Institute HHS Department of Health and Human Services HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act HLI Health Literacy Iowa HLM Health Literacy Missouri HRSA Health Resources and Services Administration IHA Institute for Healthcare Advancement IOM Institute of Medicine LA Los Angeles LAC Literacy Assistance Center LCME Liaison Committee on Medical Education NAAL National Assessment of Adult Literacy NALS National Adult Literacy Survey NC North Carolina NCIOM North Carolina Institute of Medicine NCSALL National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy NIFL National Institute For Literacy NIH National Institutes of Health PHR personal health records PI principal investigator RA rheumatoid arthritis RDA recommended daily allowance SOPHE Society for Public Health Educators SRFCP student-run free clinic program UC University of California UCLA University of California, Los Angeles UCSD University of California, San Diego UCSF University of California, San Francisco