81 FR 47174 - Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry; Notice for Request for Nominations

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Health Resources and Services Administration

Federal Register Volume 81, Issue 139 (July 20, 2016)

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FR Document2016-17109

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (ACTPCMD). ACTPCMD is authorized by Section 749 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act (42 U.S.C. 293l), as amended. The Advisory Committee is governed by provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), as amended, which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees, and applies to the extent that the provisions of FACA do not conflict with the requirements of PHS Act Section 749.

Federal Register, Volume 81 Issue 139 (Wednesday, July 20, 2016)
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and 
Dentistry; Notice for Request for Nominations

SUMMARY: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is 
requesting nominations to fill vacancies on the Advisory Committee on 
Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (ACTPCMD). ACTPCMD is 
authorized by Section 749 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act (42 
U.S.C. 293l), as amended. The Advisory Committee is governed by 
provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. 
Appendix 2), as amended, which sets forth standards for the formation 
and use of advisory committees, and applies to the extent that the 
provisions of FACA do not conflict with the requirements of PHS Act 
Section 749.

DATES: The agency will receive nominations on a continuous basis.

ADDRESSES: All nominations should be submitted to Advisory Council 
Operations, Bureau of Health Workforce, HRSA, 11W45C, 5600 Fishers 
Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857. Mail delivery should be addressed to 
Advisory Council Operations, Bureau of Health Workforce, HRSA, at the 
above address, or via email to: [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joan Weiss, Ph.D., RN, CRNP, FAAN, 
Designated Federal Official, ACTPCMD at 301-443-0430 or email at 
[email protected]. A copy of the current committee membership, charter, 
and reports can be obtained by accessing the Web site http://www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/bhpradvisory/actpcmd/.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ACTPCMD provides advice and recommendations 
to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 
(Secretary) and ranking members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, 
Education, Labor and Pensions, and the U.S. House of Representatives 
Committee on Energy and Commerce on matters concerning policy, program 
development, and other matters of significance concerning the 
activities under Sections 747 and 748, Part C of Title VII of the PHS 
Act, as amended. Meetings are held twice a year.
    Specifically, HRSA is requesting nominations for voting members of 
ACTPCMD representing: Family medicine, general internal medicine, 
general pediatrics, physician assistant, general dentistry, pediatric 
dentistry, public health dentistry, and dental hygiene programs. Among 
these nominations, residents and/or fellows from these programs are 
encouraged to apply. In making such appointments, the Secretary will 
ensure a fair balance between the health professions, a broad 
geographic of representation of members, and a balance between urban 
and rural members. Members will be appointed based on their competence, 
interest, and knowledge of the mission of the profession involved. The 
Secretary will also ensure the adequate representation of women and 
minorities.
    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will consider 
nominations of all qualified individuals with the areas of subject 
matter expertise noted above. Individuals may nominate themselves or 
other individuals, and professional associations and organizations may 
nominate one or more qualified persons for membership. Nominations 
shall state that the nominee is willing to serve as a member of ACTPCMD 
and appears to have no conflict of interest that would preclude ACTPCMD 
membership. Potential candidates will be asked to provide detailed 
information concerning financial interests, consultancies, research 
grants, and/or contracts that might be affected by recommendations of 
ACTPCMD to permit evaluation of possible sources of conflicts of 
interest.
    A nomination package should include the following information for 
each nominee:
    (1) A letter of nomination from an employer, a colleague, or a 
professional organization stating the name, affiliation, and contact 
information for

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the nominee, the basis for the nomination (i.e., what specific 
attributes, perspectives, and/or skills does the individual possess 
that would benefit the workings of ACTPCMD, and the nominee's field(s) 
of expertise);
    (2) A letter of self-interest stating the reasons the nominee would 
like to serve on ACTPCMD;
    (3) A biographical sketch of the nominee and a copy of his/her 
curriculum vitae; and
    (4) The name, address, daytime telephone number, and email address 
at which the nominator can be contacted.
    Nominations will be considered as vacancies occur on ACTPCMD. 
Nominations should be updated and resubmitted every 3 years to continue 
to be considered for committee vacancies.
    HHS strives to ensure that the membership of HHS federal advisory 
committees is balanced in terms of points of view represented and the 
committee's function. The Department encourages nominations of 
qualified candidates from all groups and locations. Appointment to 
ACTPCMD shall be made without discrimination on the basis of age, race, 
ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and cultural, 
religious, or socioeconomic status.

Jason E. Bennett,
Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2016-17109 Filed 7-19-16; 8:45 am]
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DatesThe agency will receive nominations on a continuous basis.
ContactJoan Weiss, Ph.D., RN, CRNP, FAAN, Designated Federal Official, ACTPCMD at 301-443-0430 or email at [email protected] A copy of the current committee membership, charter, and reports can be obtained by accessing the Web site http:// www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/bhpradvisory/actpcmd/.
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