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Nominations for Membership

We are in the process of filling all vacant Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (ACTPCMD) positions. However, if you are interested in becoming a member, please reach out to us again in February of 2022 where we will be seeking nominations for five individuals who can represent the fields Family Medicine, General Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, Physician Assistants, and General Dentistry.

ACTPCMD Leadership

Anita Duhl Glicken MSW, ACTPCMD ChairAnita Duhl Glicken MSW, ACTPCMD Chair

Ms. Glicken, Professor and Associate Dean Emerita at the University Of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, has over 30 years of administrative, research and education experience.  A founding member of the National Interprofessional Initiative on Oral Health (NIIOH), she now serves as Executive Director.  The NIIOH provides backbone support and is the national voice, for interprofessional integration of oral health into primary care. In 2009, Ms. Glicken launched the PA Leadership Initiative on Oral Health, creating a model systems change strategy that engages national organization leaders to work together to integrate oral health across education and practice.  Ms. Glicken has served on several national expert panels to develop tools and resources supporting workforce research, practice, and policy, including HRSA’s 2014 Interprofessional Oral Health Core Competencies for Primary Care Providers and the Qualis Health White Paper, Oral Health: An Essential Component of Primary Care.  Her past leadership roles include President of the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) and President/CEO of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants Health Foundation, where she worked with HRSA’s National Center for Health Workforce Analysis (NCHWA) to create a database on certified PA practice to inform health policy and workforce planning.  A clinical social worker, Ms. Glicken’s career has focused on healthcare transformation, partnering to create an innovative education and care delivery models grounded in interprofessional collaboration and health equity. Most recently, she was founding Project Director of an American International Health Alliance contract to build midlevel health workforce capacity in South Africa. Ms. Glicken is the author of over 100 publications in health care education, workforce, and research.

Sandra Snyder, DO, ACTPCMD Vice ChairSandra Snyder, DO, ACTPCMD Vice Chair

Dr. Snyder is a family medicine physician and the program director at the Cleveland Clinic Family Medicine Residency Program.   Her research and family medicine curricula development aligns with the bureau’s priority on the implementation of data-driven outcomes across training. For example, she recently developed a 60-hour, longitudinal leadership in patient safety and quality curriculum and developed an accelerated undergraduate medical education (UGME)/graduate medical education (GME) pathway in population health known as the Transformative Care Continuum.  She has presented in peer-reviewed forums at the local, state, and national levels covering topics critical to preparing the future physician workforce such as Assessing Resident Physician Performance in Electronic Health Record (EHR) Data Acquisition and Management and Unique Evaluation Measures to Recruit the Medical Student of the Future. She serves on the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)/Pursuing Excellence Selection Committee for Health Care Disparities and the chair elect for the Assembly of Osteopathic Graduate Medical Educators (AOGME), which is a national organization to improve the health of the public and enhance the training of osteopathic medical residents.  Her expertise in assessing residence performance in the EHR and strategies to recruit the medical student of the future aligns with the cutting edge priorities of the Bureau of Health Workforce and will make her a valuable asset to the committee.

Appointed Members

ACTPCMD consists of up to 17 members appointed by the Secretary of Health and Human Services for terms of up to three years. By legislation and Charter, the ACTPCMD is comprised of a fair balance of health professionals that represent both urban and rural areas, with an adequate representation of women and minorities. Members are appointed based on their competence, interest, and knowledge of the following primary care health professions and disciplines:

  • Family Medicine
  • General Internal Medicine
  • General Pediatrics
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Physician assistants
  • General Dentistry
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Public Health Dentistry
  • Dental Hygiene

Membership Roster

Membership Roster (PDF - 171 KB)

Date Last Reviewed:  September 2021