AHRQ National Advisory Council to Meet Virtually on November 17
Press Release Date: November 14, 2022
The National Advisory Council (NAC) for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) will convene online on Thursday, November 17, 11:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. E.T. The council, which consists of 21 members from the private sector and 7 ex-officio members from other Federal health agencies, provides advice to the secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the director of the Agency.
The meeting will feature several presentations, including:
- Discussion of Recent AHRQ Accomplishments,
Robert Otto Valdez, Ph.D., M.H.S.A., Director, AHRQ.
- Discussion of AHRQ Efforts to Support HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra and the Department in Recommitting to Advancing Patient Safety,
Erin Grace, M.H.A., Acting Director, Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, AHRQ.
- Discussion of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund Subcommittee,
Karin Rhodes, M.D., M.S., Chief Implementation Officer, AHRQ; and Kristen Dillon, M.D., Subject Matter Expert and Subcommittee Chair for AHRQ Subcommittee of the National Advisory Council on Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund Investments and Principal Consultant, Policy and Strategy, Alder Canyon LLC.
The meeting will be available through Zoom starting at 11:15 a.m., E.T. Please review these instructions for access to the meeting: https://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/zoom-webinar-instructions.html.
The meeting is open to the public. If you would like to make a public comment during the AHRQ NAC Meeting, please email NationalAdvisoryCouncil@ahrq.hhs.gov no later than 1:30 p.m. E.T. on November 17. The time allotted for public comments is 2:30-2:45 p.m.
Closed captioning will be provided during this event. This meeting will be recorded, and the recording will be posted on AHRQ’s website a few weeks after the meeting.
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AHRQ Office of Communications