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Raise Your Hand and Join Team Physiatry—NQF Volunteer Opportunities

Oct 11, 2019

AAPM&R has 2 new volunteer opportunities available for our members who want to make their voices heard as a representative to the National Quality Forum (NQF).

Academy Seeks Representative to National Quality Forum (NQF) All-Cause Admissions and Readmissions Committee. This committee will evaluate newly-submitted measures and measures undergoing maintenance review and to make recommendations for which measures should be endorsed as consensus standards. This Committee works to identify and endorse new performance measures for accountability and quality improvement that address all-cause and condition-specific admissions and readmissions.
Academy Seeks Representative to National Quality Forum (NQF) Geriatric and Palliative Care Committee. This committee will oversee NQF’s portfolio of geriatric, palliative, and end-of-life care measures. Measures in this portfolio address physical aspects of care, including the management of pain, dyspnea, and constipation. The portfolio also includes measures addressing several of the other domains of care including spiritual, psychological, cultural, and legal aspects of care and care of the patient at the end-of-life. 
Hurry; the application deadline is Thursday, October 17, 2019.