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June 18, 2021:

Duke University Chancellor for Health Affairs Eugene Washington, MD, joins colleagues in letter to Congress in support of academic medical centers during COVID-19 public health emergency

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March 24, 2021:

Duke University Chancellor for Health Affairs Eugene Washington, MD, joins colleagues in letter to Congress in appreciation of provisions in the American Rescue Plan Act and in support of other priorities for consideration in future must-pass legislation

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March 23, 2020:

Duke University Chancellor for Health Affairs Eugene Washington, MD, joins colleagues in letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar in support of faculty practice plans during COVID-19

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March 20, 2020:

Duke University Health System leadership urges President Trump to use powers under the Defense Protection Act

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