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Total number of correspondence received within the month

Dictionary: The Office of the Center Director is responsible for answering the public’s and Congress’ questions about the work done by FDA/CVM. This measure tracks the Office of the Center Director’s timeliness in completing referrals as tracked by the AIMS system and Office of Legislation which are related to all Congressional correspondence. Congressional correspondences include: general information requests, constituent related requests, letters expressing concerns from Congress, questions for the record related to hearings, briefing requests, technical and document requests.

The Office of the Center Director is responsible for answering the public’s questions about the work done by FDA/CVM. This measure tracks the Office of the Center Director’s timeliness in completing referrals related to all non-Congressional correspondence. Non-Congressional letter correspondences include: public inquiries received by the Secretary, Commissioner, and Center Director regarding: general information requests, expertise of a specific subject/issue, pre and post approvals, hot topic items, and any other CVM related issues.

Information is current as of June 30, 2014.

Fiscal Year - 2013

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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2012N/A13
Nov 2012N/A11
Dec 2012N/A14
Jan 2013N/A31
Feb 2013N/A19
Mar 2013N/A10
Apr 2013N/A19
May 2013N/A25
Jun 2013N/A16
Jul 2013N/A9
Aug 2013N/A20
Sep 2013N/A16

FY 2013 Total: 202

Number of Congressional correspondence and information or briefing requests received

Fiscal Year - 2013
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2012N/A3
Nov 2012N/A5
Dec 2012N/A3
Jan 2013N/A5
Feb 2013N/A6
Mar 2013N/A3
Apr 2013N/A9
May 2013N/A11
Jun 2013N/A3
Jul 2013N/A2
Aug 2013N/A7
Sep 2013N/A2

FY 2013 Total: 59

Number of non-Congressional correspondence inquiries received (1)

Fiscal Year - 2013
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2012N/A10
Nov 2012N/A6
Dec 2012N/A11
Jan 2013N/A26
Feb 2013N/A13
Mar 2013N/A7
Apr 2013N/A10
May 2013N/A13
Jun 2013N/A13
Jul 2013N/A7
Aug 2013N/A13
Sep 2013N/A14

FY 2013 Total: 143

Footnotes

  • (1) Reflects the Office of the Center Director inquiries from outside groups such as the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) or consumer groups.

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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.