MQAC has physician positions available

The Department of Health is currently accepting applications
to fill vacancies on the Medical Quality Assurance Commission (MQAC). Says DoH,
“We are looking for people willing to study the issues and make decisions in
the best interest of the public.”

The openings below are based on the final redistricting plan
approved by the Washington State Redistricting Commission on January 1, 2012:

• One physician representing Congressional District 2

• One physician representing Congressional District 6

• One physician representing Congressional District 7

• One physician representing Congressional District 8

• One physician at-large

The commission consists of 21 members appointed by the
governor. It meets about eight times a year, usually on Thursday and Friday
every six weeks. There is an expectation to review multiple disciplinary cases
between meetings, and additional meetings or hearings are often necessary.

Additional information on the commission, along with a link
to the governor’s application, is available on the commission’s website
at​MQAC/members.htm.  Applications, along with a
current resume must be received by April 20.

If you have any questions about serving on the commission,
contact Julie Kitten, Program Operations Manager, at Post Office Box 47866,
Olympia, Washington 98504-7866, by email at, or call
(360) 236-2757. And, for additional context and information contact our
Director of Legal Affairs, Denny Maher, JD, MD,

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