Volunteer for Task Forces

During our November 2013 meeting, we determined how our Task Forces will be developed and governed.  We now invite you to volunteer to participate on a Task Force, as follows: 1.  Make yourself familiar  with the Task Forces which are accepting volunteers. 2.  Make your interest known: If you applied as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in early 2013, then

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Update on Advocate Certification Steering Committee Work – October 20, 2013

(Note – this post updated 12/19/2013 to replace terminology only.  “Subcommittees” will now be called Task Forces to make the differences in responsibilities clearer.  There is no change in definitions – only the term used.) During our October meeting, we discussed the Task Forces we know will be needed as we move forward.  The following Task Forces were approved: Patient Advocate

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Update on Advocate Certification Steering Committee Work – October 1, 2013

Our September meeting was quite productive, with the following of interest to blog subscribers: We have now unanimously agreed on our Certification Committee’s Mission Statement: To establish a national credential for those who advocate for patients. (statement updated 10/15/13) Our next step is to work on development of standards for how subcommittees will proceed, and to determine what subcommittees (task

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Steering Committee Finalized

It was a process that took five months, many hours of work, a great deal of collaboration, a raft of agreement, a dash of disagreement, and a marvelous result: the Steering Committee for the Patient Advocacy Credential has been determined. Hearty congratulations to the 9 members of the Steering Committee: •   Vicki Breitbart •   Jari Holland Buck •   Clinton

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Update: April 26, 2013

Our original project participants, in the form of a selection committee, are currently reviewing the 58 applications that came in from people interested in being a part of the Steering Committee.  The applications are representative of a highly talented and capable pool of professionals. Everyone of them would make an excellent Steering Committee member. As a result, we have decided

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