Members Sought for the Texas Medical Disclosure Panel

If you’re interested in issues involving the disclosure of risks and hazards related to medical care and surgical procedures, you may want to apply to be a member of the Texas Medical Disclosure Panel. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission executive commissioner will appoint a physician and an attorney licensed to practice in Texas to the panel to serve a term expiring Aug. 31, 2028.

Applications are due by 11:59 p.m., May 27.

HHSC will consider applicants' qualifications, background and interest in serving on the panel and will try to choose panel members who represent the diversity of all Texans. For this reason, HHSC considers applicants' ethnicity, gender and geographic location.

A Texas Medical Disclosure Panel member must regularly participate in panel meetings. They may also have to take part in subpanel meetings, projects and presentations. Panel meetings are held about once every three months in Austin or at the call of the presiding officer. To the extent permitted by the current state budget, a panel member may be repaid for their travel expenses to and from meetings if money is available and in accordance with the HHSC Travel Policy.

HHSC prefers that you submit your application electronically, but you may submit the application by email, mail or fax to the following addresses:

Email: [email protected]
Subject: TMDP

Texas Health and Human Services Commission
701 W 51st Street
Mail Code 0223
Austin, TX 78751
Attn: Susanna Sparkman

Fax: 512-206-3984
Attn: TMDP

For more information about the panel visit the panel website or contact Kayla Cates-Brown.

For more information about the application process, contact Susanna Sparkman.
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