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East Asian Medicine Advisory Committee Member Recruitment

September 23, 2017 4:43 AM | Anonymous member

The Department of Health, Health Systems Quality Assurance, is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the East Asian Medicine Advisory Committee (EAMAC). We have a vacancy for a public member position. We are looking for public-spirited people willing to study the issues and to make decisions in the public’s best interest.

We seek diversity in committee members. We recognize the value variety brings in understanding and serving the people of Washington State. We seek candidates with diverse backgrounds and those who provide geographic representation throughout the state.

The East Asian Medicine Advisory Committee consist of 5 members appointed by the Secretary.  Membership is as follows:  Members must be residents of this state.  Four committee members must be licensed East Asian medicine practitioners who have not less than five years' experience in the practice of East Asian medicine and who have been actively engaged in practice within two years of appointment.  The fifth committee member must be appointed from the public at large and must have an interest in the rights of consumers of health services.

The East Asian Medicine Advisory Committee meets about four times a year. Meetings have been scheduled on a Friday in the months of February, April, July, and October. The East Asian Medicine Advisory Committee operates under legislative mandate to protect the health and safety of the public, and to promote the welfare of the state by regulating the competency and quality of health care providers under its jurisdiction.

If you are interested in applying for an appointment to the East Asian Medicine Advisory Committee, please see our website at:  http://www.doh.wa.gov/AboutUs/ProgramsandServices/BoardsandCommissions.aspx. Please note on the application you are applying for the East Asian Medicine Advisory Committee. Application materials must be submitted by October 30, 2017.

We appreciate your consideration of this request.  If you have any questions about serving on the East Asian Medicine Advisory Committee, please contact me at 360-236-4865 or at vicki.brown@doh.wa.gov.

Vicki Brown, Program Manager
East Asian Medicine Practitioner Program

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