Texas Society of Anesthesiologists

 

Nominations Open for
Federal Agency Advisory Panels


TMA often receives notification of calls for nominations to important federal agency advisory panels. We want Texas physicians to play a more active role in the creation of national policy. There is no guarantee of appointment.

Instructions and obligations for nominees: Please carefully read the instructions and obligations for each position. If TMA is to serve as a sponsor or advocate for the nomination, it is the responsibility of the nominee to submit to TMA all materials, including a current CV and short bio, required in the application. Incomplete applications may result in TMA letters of support not being submitted. 

TMA Contact
Connie Webster, Associate Vice President, Office of the EVP and State/County Relations
Connie.Webster@texmed.org
(512) 370-1302

Position(s) available as of March 26, 2021:

NRC, Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes: Call for Nomination

SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is soliciting nominations for the health care administrator position on the Advisory Committee of the Medical Uses of Isotopes (ACMUI). Health care administrator nominees should have professional experience with and/or extensive knowledge about health care administration. Involvement and leadership in professional societies or organizations is preferred.   
Due: April 5 
About
Current roster – chaired by Darlene F. Metter, MD, of San Antonio
Regulation

FDA, Request for Nominations for Science Board Advisory Committee 

SUMMARY: The Science Board provides advice to the commissioner of food and drugs and other appropriate officials on specific complex scientific and technical issues important to FDA and its mission, including emerging issues within the scientific community. Additionally, the Science Board provides advice that supports the agency in keeping pace with technical and scientific developments, including in regulatory science, and input into the agency’s research agenda and on upgrading its scientific and research facilities and training opportunities. It also provides, where requested, expert review of agency-sponsored intramural and extramural scientific research programs.
Due: April 26 
About
Current roster – does not include any Texas physicians
Regulation 

FDA, Request for Nominations for Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee 

SUMMARY: Knowledgeable in the fields of immunology, molecular biology, rDNA, virology, bacteriology, epidemiology or biostatistics, allergy, preventive medicine, infectious diseases, pediatrics, microbiology, and biochemistry.
Due: April 26 
About
Current roster – chaired by Hana El Sahly, MD, of Houston
Regulation   

FDA, Request for Nominations for Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee 

SUMMARY: Knowledgeable in the fields of dermatology, ophthalmology, internal medicine, pathology, immunology, epidemiology or statistics, and other related professions
About
Current roster – includes Christina Y. Weng, MD, MBA, of Houston
Regulation 

FDA, Request for Nominations for National Mammography Quality Assurance Advisory Committee 

SUMMARY: Physician, practitioner, or other health professional whose clinical practice, research specialization, or professional expertise includes a significant focus on mammography
Due: April 26 
About
Current roster – does not include any Texas physicians
Regulation 

FDA, Request for Nominations for Patient Engagement Advisory Committee 

SUMMARY: Experts who are knowledgeable in areas such as clinical research, primary care patient experience, and health care needs of patient groups in the United States. Selected committee members may also be experienced in the work of patient and health professional organizations; methodologies for eliciting patient preferences; and strategies for communicating benefits, risks, and clinical outcomes to patients and research subjects.
Due: April 26 
About
Current roster – does not include any Texas physicians
Regulation 

CDC, Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC)

SUMMARY: CDC is seeking nominations for membership on the HICPAC. The HICPAC consists of 14 experts in fields including but not limited to, infectious diseases, infection prevention, health care epidemiology, nursing, clinical microbiology, surgery, hospitalist medicine, internal medicine, epidemiology, health policy, health services research, public health, and related medical fields. ... Members may be invited to serve for four-year terms. 
Due: Sept. 17 
About
Current roster– does not include any Texas physicians
Regulation