AHRQ Seeks Nominations to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
AHRQ welcomes nominations to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Each year, the director of AHRQ appoints new members to serve 4-year terms. To learn more about the nomination process and the procedure to nominate an individual for consideration or to nominate yourself, please visit the AHRQ website. Nominations must be received by May 15, with an anticipated start date of January 2015. Qualified candidates must demonstrate national leadership in clinical prevention, the critical evaluation of research and the implementation of evidence-based recommendations in clinical practice. This year, AHRQ is particularly interested in receiving nominations of family physicians. The Task Force makes evidence-based recommendations about clinical preventive services such as screenings, counseling services and preventive medications. AHRQ provides ongoing scientific, administrative and dissemination support to the Task Force.