Patient Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Institute Governing Board

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act gave the Comptroller General of the United States responsibility for appointing 19 members to the Board of Governors of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Institute. In addition, the Directors of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the National Institutes of Health, or their designees, are members of the Board. The Comptroller General is required to make appointments not later than 6 months after the date of enactment of the Act. Board members must meet the qualifications listed in the Act [Section 6301 and Section 10602, Public Law 111-148]. Letters of nomination and resumes should be submitted by June 30th, 2010 to ensure adequate opportunity for review and consideration of nominees prior to appointment and can be sent to either the e-mail or mailing address listed below.

E-mail:

PCORI@gao.gov

Mail:

GAO Health Care
Attention: PCOR Institute Board of Governors
441 G Street, NW
Washington, DC 20548.

For more information, contact Mary Giffin of GAO’s Health Care team at 202-512-7114 or Chuck Young in GAO’s Office of Public Affairs at (202) 512-4800.