CHA News Article

President Trump Signs Law Reauthorizing Children’s Hospital Graduate Medical Education Program

On Sept. 18, President Trump signed into law the Dr. Benjy Frances Brooks Children’s Hospital Graduate Medical Education Support Reauthorization Act of 2018 (H.R. 5385), extending payments to the Children’s Hospital Graduate Medical Education Program through federal fiscal year 2023. Supported by CHA, the program provides funding to qualifying children’s hospitals for training pediatric physicians.

The legislation received bipartisan support, including the following members of the California delegation:

  • Rep. Judy Chu (D, CA-27)
  • Rep. Jim Costa (D, CA-16)
  • Rep. Anna Eshoo (D, CA-18)
  • Rep. Ro Khanna (D, CA-17)
  • Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D, CA-19)
  • Rep. Scott Peters (D, CA-52)
  • Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D, CA-40)
  • Rep. David Valadao (R, CA-21)

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