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106 STAT. 2038 PUBLIC LAW 102-408—OCT. 13, 1992 Contracts. "(D) provide opportunities for continuing medical education (including education in disease prevention) to all physicians and other health professionals (including allied health personnel) practicing within the area served by the center; "(E) provide continuing medical education and other educational support services to the National Health Service Corps members serving within the area served by the center; "(F) conduct interdisciplinary training and practice involving physicians and other health personnel including, where practicable, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurse midwives; "(G) arrange and support educational opportunities for medical and other students at health facilities, ambulatory care centers, and health agencies throughout the area served by the center; and "(H) have an advisory board of which at least 75 percent of the members shall be individuals, including both health service providers and consumers, from the area served by the center. Any area health education center which is participating in an area health education center program in which another center has a medical residency training program described in subparagraph (C) need not provide for or conduct such a medical residency training program. "(e) CERTAIN PROVISIONS REGARDING FUNDING. — "(1) PROGRAMS.— Subject to paragraph (2), in providing financial assistance under this section to a school, the Secretary shall assure that— "(A) at least 75 percent of the total funds provided to the school are expended by an area health education center program in the area health education centers, and that the school enters into an agreement with each of such centers for purposes of specifying the allocation of such 75 percent; "(B) with respect to the operating costs of the area health education program of the school, non-Federal contributions for such costs are made in an amount that is not less than 25 percent of such costs; and "(C) no award provides funds solely for the planning or development of such a program for a period exceeding two years. The Secretary may vest in entities which have received financial assistance under section 802 of the Health Professions Educational Assistance Act of 1976, section 774 as in effect before October 1, 1977, or under subsection (a) of this section for area health education centers programs title to any property acquired on behalf of the United States by that entity (or furnished to that entity by the United States) under that award. "(2) CENTERS. — With respect to the period during which an area health education center is planned, developed or operated pursuant to an award under subsection (a)(D, not more than 55 percent of the total amounts expended for the center in any fifth or sixth year of such period may be provided by the Secretary, subject to paragraph (3).