FDA

Food and Drug Administration

FCCSET

Federal Coordinating Committee on Science, Engineering, and Technology


GAO

General Accounting Office

GCRC

General Clinical Research Centers

GME

Graduate Medical Education

GPEP

General Professional Education of the Physician

GUIRR

Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable


HCFA

Health Care Financing Administration

HFRA

Health Research Facilities Act

HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

HHMI

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

HPSP

Health Professional Scholarship Programs

HRA

Health Resources Administration

HSA

Health Services Administration


IOM

Institute of Medicine

IRB

Institutional Review Boards

IRG

initial review groups


LCME

Liaison Committee for Medical Education


MARC

Minority Access to Research Careers

MBRS

Minority Biomedical Research Support

MEDTEP

Medical Treatment Effectiveness Program

MRO

Medical research organizations

MSTP

Medical Scientist Training Program


NHSC

National Health Service Corps

NIMH

National Institute of Mental Health

NIDRR

National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research

NIDA

National Institute of Drug Abuse

NIAAA

National Institute of Alcohol and Alcohol Abuse

NCI

National Cancer Institute

NCHS

National Center for Health Services Research

NCHSR

National Center for Health Statistics

NCNR

National Center for Nursing Research

NCRR

National Center for Research Resources

NEI

National Eye Institute

NHLBI

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

NIA

National Institute of Aging

NIAID

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIAMS

National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases



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