Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages


Nominations for Membership

We are in the process of filling all vacant Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages (ACICBL) positions. However, if you are interested in becoming a member, please reach out to us again in April of 2022 where we will be seeking nominations for five individuals who can represent the fields of Mental & Behavioral Health, Geriatrics, Graduate Psychology, and Area Health Education Centers.

The ACICBL consists of up to 14 members appointed by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (Secretary). Members are health professionals from schools of the types described in sections 294a(b)(1)(A), 294c(b), and 294e(b) of Title VII, Part D of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act. Visit the ACICBL Members page for more information on membership and nominations.

The ACICBL provides advice and recommendations on policy and program development to the Secretary concerning the activities under Part D of Title VII of the PHS Act, which includes Area Health Education Centers, Geriatrics, Rural Health, Allied Health, Podiatry, Chiropractic, Mental and Behavioral Health, Graduate Psychology, Pain Care, and Quality Improvement and Patient Safety. The ACICBL is responsible for submitting an annual report to the Secretary and Congress describing the activities of the Committee, including findings and recommendations made by the Committee concerning the activities under Part D of Title VII. In addition, the ACICBL develops, publishes, and implements performance measures and guidelines for longitudinal evaluations, as well as recommends appropriation levels for programs under this part.

Date Last Reviewed:  September 2021