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Number of Congressional correspondence and information or briefing requests received that month

Dictionary: Congressional requests as tracked by the AIMS system including 1) general information requests, 2) constituent related requests, 3) requests for technical assistance on legislation, 4) review and comment on letters produced by OL, 5) letters expressing concerns from Congress, 6) questions for the record related to hearings, 7) briefing requests, and 8) document requests. AIMS tracks formal written letters, as well as verbal requests for information that are conveyed in email from the Office of Legislation (OL).


These measures has been retired as CDER has created new measures for FY13 which align to their four functional areas of 1) Regulatory Review and Drug Safety, 2) Drug Quality and Compliance, 3) Transparency and Public Outreach, and 4) Regulatory Science Research.

Fiscal Year - 2011

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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2010N/A26
Nov 2010N/A32
Dec 2010N/A21
Jan 2011N/A31
Feb 2011N/A29
Mar 2011N/A28
Apr 2011N/A19
May 2011N/A31
Jun 2011N/A43
Jul 2011N/A30
Aug 2011N/A43
Sep 2011N/A30

FY 2011 Total: 363

Number of ongoing Government Accountability Office (GAO) and Office of the Inspector General (OIG) assessments and investigations managed that month

Dictionary: OEP considers a GAO or OIG study to be open when we receive the request from the agency GAO/OIG liaison. OEP considers a GAO or OIG study to be closed when OEP receives notice from the agency GAO/OIG liaison that the final report has been posted, or, if no report is to be posted, the agency liaison notifies OEP that GAO or OIG considers the study to be closed. OEP tracks these notifications in AIMS and also in an internal database. The total number of open studies for a month is equal to the number of ongoing studies plus the number of newly opened studies that month minus the number of studies closed that month.

Fiscal Year - 2011

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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2010N/A14
Nov 2010N/A14
Dec 2010N/A12
Jan 2011N/A12
Feb 2011N/A13
Mar 2011N/A14
Apr 2011N/A16
May 2011N/A16
Jun 2011N/A18
Jul 2011N/A18
Aug 2011N/A19
Sep 2011N/A20

Number of International inquiries that month

Dictionary: International requests as tracked by the AIMS system including 1) general information requests, 2) teleconference requests, 3) document requests, 4) visit requests, 5) documents for review and comment, 6) information provided by international regulatory counterparts to the FDA (FYI), and 7) FDA requests for information from international regulatory counterparts. AIMS tracks formal written requests as well as verbal and email requests.

Fiscal Year - 2011

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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2010N/A46
Nov 2010N/A47
Dec 2010N/A39
Jan 2011N/A22
Feb 2011N/A21
Mar 2011N/A17
Apr 2011N/A43
May 2011N/A34
Jun 2011N/A58
Jul 2011N/A41
Aug 2011N/A46
Sep 2011N/A67

FY 2011 Total: 481

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Note: The data provided on this website is produced on an ongoing basis for performance management purposes and is subject to change due to updates of preliminary estimates, corrections, or other reasons. In addition, FDA may change the type or amount of data provided on this website at any time. Information marked as "Completed" may include measures and/or key projects for which activities are ongoing but no longer tracked as part of FDA-TRACK.