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Reach Out to Congress

Federal Campaigns

Join Your Hematology Colleagues to Take Action in Support of NIH Funding 
Please take a moment to enter your information to quickly send a message to Congress urging support for increased NIH funding in the next appropriations package.

Cosponsor the Sickle Cell Disease Comprehensive Care Act 
Today, too many individuals living with SCD are not under the care of specialists or primary care physicians that understand the disease and have the tools to effectively treat those affected. The SCDCCA aims to ensure that individuals with SCD have better access to comprehensive, high quality outpatient care.

Contact Congress in Support of FY 2024 Funding for CDC Sickle Cell Disease Efforts 
As Congress negotiates the FY 2024 budget, it is important for your legislators to hear from you about the importance of programs such as the CDC Sickle Cell Data Collection program.

Thank Your Member of Congress for Supporting NIH Funding 
The Society needs your help to thank Congress for the increase in NIH funding in FY 2023 and to show your Senators and Representative the impact that federal funding has on hematology.

Introduce Yourself and Hematology to the New Congress 
Members of the 118th Congress, including 75 new Representatives and 7 new Senators, have been sworn into office and have already begun conducting legislative business. These newly elected officials – along with returning Senators and Representatives – need to know what hematology is and the impact of federal programs on your patients or research.

Contact Your Elected Officials to Protect the Right to Maternal Health Care
The Supreme Court decision, trigger laws and legislation in nearly half the nation’s 50 states, and attacks to federal agencies’ authority threatens the doctor-patient relationship and may impede the ability of health care professionals, including hematologists, to provide medical care and counsel to their patients according to their training and ethical obligations.