Francis Collins. ABC Information political commentator and former NPR correspondent Cokie Roberts shall emcee the rally. The American Association of Cancers Research may be the event organizer.. AACI to join nearly 200 organizations to get Rally for Medical Analysis The Association of American Malignancy Institutes joins nearly 200 organizations, including about 50 cancer centers, in supporting the Rally for Medical Study, on Monday, April 8, from 11:00 am to 12:15 pm in Washington.We welcome this opportunity to expand our progress in improving surgical individual outcomes on a nationwide level by collaborating with the CDC, stated David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS, Executive Director, American College of Surgeons. Partnering with the CDC speaks to our shared commitment to surgical patient safety, preventing complications, and reducing costs. This partnership can help close gaps that exist between direct patient care and public wellness, stated Daniel Pollock, MD, Surveillance Branch Chief of CDC’s DHQP.