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HHS - 883 - Health Professions and Nurse Education Special Emphasis Panel - Authorized by Law


Committee NameHealth Professions and Nurse Education Special Emphasis PanelAgency NameDepartment of Health and Human Services
Fiscal Year2003Committee Number883
Original Establishment Date11/4/1988Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date4/27/2003Committee URL 
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*600
Current Charter Date4/27/2001Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Acting Director, Office of Peer Review, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Ln, Rm 8C-22, Rockville MD 20857
Date Of Renewal Charter Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Wilma
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle NameJ.
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Johnson
Establishment Authority*Authorized by LawDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*42 U.S.C. 295o-1 and 296eDesignated Federal Officer Phone*301-443-3919
Effective Date Of Authority*11/4/1988Designated Federal Officer Fax*301-594-1171
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary Cmte Designated Federal Officer Email*
Committee Type*Continuing
Committee Function*Grant Review Committee


Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation Status 
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*Nine hundred and thirty one (931) applications were reviewed by 593 members of the Health Professions and Nurse Education Special Emphasis Panel. Six hundred and nine (609) applications were recommended for approval and funding of $397,969,225.30 as follows: 8 Dental Public Health for $2,230,085.00; 61 Residency Training in Primary Care for $24,611,977.00; 11 Advanced General & Pediatric Dentistry for $4,626,344.00; 17 Basic Geriatric Nursing Initiative for $396,487.00; 33 Public Health Nursing for $778,017.95; 44 Predoctoral Training in Primary Care for $17,808,117.00; 49 Faculty Development in Primary Care for $32,619,853.00; 24 Physicians Assistants for $8,298,285.00; 55 Nursing Workforce Diversity for $35,614,912.00; 14 Model AHEC for $22,092,116.00; 5 Basic/Core AHEC for $12,671,400.00; 4 Geriatric Faculty Fellowships for $4,493,923.00; 2 Regional Workforce Centers for $1,112,369.00; 7 Quinten Burdick for $5,349,690.00; 33Administrative Academic Units for $18,855,559.00; 98 Advanced Education Nursing for $5,408,076.65; 109 Basic Nurse Education Practice for $76,565,299.70; 5 Geriatric Education Centers for $4,690,022.00; 19 Allied Health for $6,993,505.00; and 11 Centers of Excellence for $52,753,187.00.
How is membership balanced?*Panel members were selected from appropriately qualified persons in clinical practice, teaching, research and administration to provide broad coverage in the fields of family medicine, general internal medicine and/or general pediatrics, general practice and/or pediatric dentistry, nursing, podiatry, physician assistants, and other associated and allied health professions.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The Panel met 23 times during FY 2003 to review grant applications for support of the following programs: Dental Public Health; Residency Training in Primary Care (2); Advanced General & Pediatric Dentistry; Basic Geriatric Nursing Initiative; Public Health Nursing; Predoctoral Training in Primary Care; Faculty Development in Primary Care; Physicians Assistants; Nursing Workforce Diversity; Model AHEC; Basic/Core AHEC; Geriatric Faculty Fellowships; Quinten Burdick; Administrative Academic Units; Advanced Education Nursing (2); Regional Workforce Centers; Basic Nurse Education Practice (2); Geriatric Education Centers; Allied Health; and Centers of Excellence.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*By law (42 U.S.C. 295o-1 and 296e), the Secretary is required to establish peer review groups as necessary and to make appointments to the groups from among appropriately qualified persons.
Why close or partially close meetings?While the Panel is performing the review of applications, it discusses detailed personnel and budget information associated with proposals, including confidential assessments of individuals and merits of applications.
Recommendation Remarks


Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingYesAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction CommentNA
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*Yes
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed931
Outcome CommentNANumber Of Grants Recommended609
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNAGrants Review CommentThe estimated dollar value is $397,969,225.30
Number Of Recommendations*931Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*No
Number Of Recommendations CommentNAAccess Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*90.00%Access Committee WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentNAAccess GSA FACA WebsiteNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented*10.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNAAccess OtherNo
Agency Feedback*Not ApplicableAccess CommentNA
Agency Feedback Comment*NANarrative Description*The committee supports the agency's mission and strategic plan by facilitating improvements to health and safety; trust in government; effective grant making; improved service delivery; increased customer satisfaction and implementation of laws and regulatory requirements.
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Payments to Non-Federal Members*$526,750.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members*$0.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$942,467.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$0.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$224,261.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$278,465.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$0.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$60,083.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$0.00
Total Costs$2,032,026.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Date Cost Last Modified Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.60Est Cost Remarks
Cost Remarks  
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Data from Previous Years

ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-016521Health Professions and Nurse Education Special Emphasis Panel2002
 COM-017915Health Professions and Nurse Education Special Emphasis Panel2001
 COM-018473Health Professions and Nurse Education Special Emphasis Panel2000
 COM-019529Health Professions and Nurse Education Special Emphasis Panel1999
 COM-020293Health Professions and Nurse Education Special Emphasis Panel1998
 COM-021665Health Professions and Nurse Education Special Emphasis Panel1997