Advocacy and Policy

Association of American Medical Colleges
Washington Highlights
http://www.aamc.org/advocacy/washhigh/start.htm

American Academy of Pediatrics
http://www.aap.org/
AAP Committee on Genetics
http://www.aap.org/visit/cmte18.htm

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
http://www.acog.org/

American Public Health Association
http://www.apha.org/legislative/

Bio: Biotechnology and Industry Organization
Covers issues and initiatives such as bioethics and biomedical research, intellectual property and patenting, tax and fiscal policies, and regulatory policies. Includes articles on gene patenting, genetic discrimination, gene therapy
http://www.bio.org/

Cancer Legislative Information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/legislat.htm

Council for Responsible Genetics
http://www.gene-watch.org

National Breast Cancer Coalition
Advocacy organization tracks legislative activities, news about breast cancer, and fact sheets. Find out how your state representatives vote on related issues and read about activities and legislation on Capitol Hill. They are currently following Genetic Discrimination and Patients Bill of Rights, as well as many other issues.
http://www.natlbcc.org/

National Partnership for Women and Families
http://www.nationalpartnership.org/

Washington Fax: A Daily Science Policy News Service
You can apply for a free trial or order a paid subscription, but can’t search the articles without a paid subscription.
http://www.washingtonfax.com/

This page last updated on January 10, 2003.