AHRQ Seeks Nomination of New Members to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) welcomes nominations for new members
to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (Task Force). Each year, the
Director of AHRQ appoints new members to serve 4-year terms and replace those
who are completing their service. To learn more about the nomination process,
how to nominate an individual for consideration, or how to self-nominate,
please visit www.ahrq.gov/clinic/tfnominfo.htm. Nominations must be
received by Thursday, May 15, 2014 to be considered for appointment with an
anticipated start date of January 2015.
candidates must demonstrate expertise and national leadership in clinical
prevention, the critical evaluation of research, and the implementation of
evidence-based recommendations in clinical practice. In addition, AHRQ seeks
candidates who have experience in public health, the reduction of health
disparities, the application of science to health policy, and the communication
of findings to health care professionals, policy makers, and the general
balance in the expertise among members, this year, AHRQ is actively seeking the
nomination of individuals from the field of family medicine. Individuals
nominated prior to May 15, 2013 who continue to have interest in serving on the
Task Force should be re-nominated.
Force works to improve the health of all Americans by making evidence-based
recommendations about clinical preventive services such as screenings,
counseling services, and preventive medications. More information on the Task
Force is available at www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org.
provides ongoing scientific, administrative, and dissemination support to the
Task Force. To learn more about how AHRQ supports the Task Force, please visit http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/bulletins/ahrqsupportfact.pdf.
Learn more about how to improve primary care.
Visit AHRQ’s Prevention & Chronic Care Program at: http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/prevention-chronic-care/index.html