FOVA Membership

FOVA FY17 Recommendations

VA Medical and Prosthetic Research: $665 million
Million Veterans Program: $75 million
Total: $740 million

VA Research Facilities:
$175 million for non-recurring maintenance / minor construction and $50 million for major construction

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FOVA membership is open to organizations committed to appropriate funding
for VA medical care and research programs.

  • Members are listed as endorsers of FOVA's funding recommendations for VA medical care and health research.

  • Members agree to advocate overall increases in VA research accounts and will not pursue earmarked funding for special interests.

  • Members are encouraged to incorporate advocacy for VA research in their own lobby activities and to support FOVA activities when requested.
    These generally include responding to timely FOVAlerts asking members to: Support and attend FOVA congressional briefings

  • Urge legislators to sign on to Dear Colleague letters and support FOVA's funding requests

  • Generate grassroots advocacy at key times in the annual budget/appropriations process

  • There is no cost to join FOVA. However, from time to time, members may be asked to voluntarily contribute to the cost of hosting special events.

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FY 2017 Endorsers

Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM)
Alliance for Aging Research
American Academy of Neurology
American Academy of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Academy of Pain Medicine
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
American Association of Anatomists
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)
American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American College of Clinical Pharmacology
American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
American Federation for Medical Research
American Gastroenterological Association
American Geriatrics Society
American Heart Association
American Liver Foundation
American Lung Association
American Military Retirees Association (AMRA)
American Optometric Association
American Pain Society
American Physiological Society
American Podiatric Medical Association
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
American Society for Investigative Pathology
American Society of Nephrology
American Thoracic Society
Arthritis Foundation
Association for Clinical and Translational Science
Association of Academic Physiatrists
Association of American Medical Colleges
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry
Association of VA Nurse Anesthetists
Catholic War Veterans of the U.S.A., Inc.Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
Coalition for Clinical and Translational Science
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
Digestive Disease National Coalition
Disabled American Veterans
Disabled Sports USA
Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
Endocrine Society
FAIR Foundation
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
GBS|CIDP Foundation International
Gold Star Wives of America, Inc.
International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
Interstitial Cystitis Association
Men's Health Network
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)
National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Alopecia Areata Foundation
National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics
National Association for Uniformed Services
National Association of VA Dermatologists
National Association of Veterans' Research and Education Foundations
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
NephCure Kidney International
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Paralyzed Veterans of America Spinal Cord Research Foundation
Parkinson’s Action Network
Pulmonary Hypertension Association
Research Society on Alcoholism
Scleroderma Foundation
Sleep Research Society
Society for Investigative Dermatology
Society for Women’s Health Research
Society of General Internal Medicine
Society of Military Widows
The Clinical Research Forum
The Marfan Foundation
US Hereditary Angioedema Association
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the US
































































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