The Mission of the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service is “Protecting, promoting, and advancing the health and safety of the Nation." As America's uniformed service of public health professionals, the Commissioned Corps achieves this mission through rapid and effective response to public health needs, leadership and excellence in public health practices, and the advancement of public health science. The Nursing Professional Advisory Committee (N-PAC) is a committee comprised of nursing representatives (both civil service and Commissioned Corps) from all U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) agencies (OPDIVS), which provides advice and consultation to the Surgeon General of the United States (SG); the PHS Chief Nurse Officer (CNO); and to HHS, federal health, and other leadership (such as HHS agency/program heads and other federal agencies /programs that utilize PHS nursing personnel). The N-PAC carries out its functions on behalf of all HHS members of the discipline, including contract nurses, tribal nurses, nurses in other federal agencies/services in which PHS nurses are assigned, and Commissioned Corps nursing student trainees (COSTEPS).
For more information about joining the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, go to http://usphs.gov/apply/apply.aspx.
N-PAC Monthly Meeting Information
N-PAC General Body Meetings: There will be 8 General Body Meetings this year. Each one will be held during the first 2 months of each quarter (OCT, NOV, JAN, FEB, APR, MAY, JUL, & AUG)
The next N-PAC General Body Meeting will be in July, Date: TBA
We hope you can all join us!!!
The N-PAC Meeting call in numbers:
Call-in Number (US): (210) 795-0506
Toll free: (877) 465-7975
Meeting ID: 905 037 605
Meeting Password: mfME337DrUj
To Join This Meeting Online:
Go to the following website:
- If requested, enter your name and email address.
- If a password is required, enter the meeting password: N/A
- Click "Join"
- Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.
Contact FDA Rich Media at 301-796-333 or FDARichMedia@fda.hhs.gov for technical support
All attendees, please record your attendance on the SurveyMonkey by completing the sign-in roster: SurveyMonkey Link
All Voting members are required to attend Business / General Meetings. If at any time the SurveyMonkey link for attendance is not working, an email should be sent to Kelly.Kerr@fda.hhs.gov. Additionally, if a voting member is not able to attend for any reason, the alternate member should be present and submit attendance using Kelly.Kerr@fda.hhs.gov.
Attendance must be received within one business day of the meeting.
Please press *6 on your phone to unmute and mute phones. Thank you
N-PAC Chair FY2020: CAPT David Magnotta David.Magnotta@cms.hhs.gov
N-PAC Secretary FY2020: LCDR Kelly Kerr Kelly.Kerr@fda.hhs.gov
Past N-PAC Chair FY 2019: CAPT Tiffany Moore (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Past N-PAC Secretary FY 2019: CDR Sydney Hairston (Sidney.T.Hairston@ice.dhs.gov)
Chair FY 2021 and Secretary FY 2021 are pending
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 06:14:00 EST
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