2023 Call for Nominations: Health Technology Expert Review Panel

CADTH is seeking one ethicist member and one economist member to serve on its Health Technology Expert Review Panel (HTERP). HTERP is an advisory body that develops guidance and recommendations for CADTH projects related to health technologies, including medical devices, diagnostic tests, and clinical interventions. It provides guidance that considers the outputs and impact of CADTH’s work in meeting the needs of federal, provincial, and territorial governments, and those working in the Canadian health care system.

If you have significant expertise in the Canadian health care system, are interested in helping support health care decision-makers in making informed choices about health technologies, and are passionate about ensuring that the Canadian health care system is the best it can be, we encourage you to apply.

The following information may help when considering whether to let your name stand for nomination to HTERP.

Qualifications and Eligibility

The HTERP ethicist member must have experience with Canadian health care policy and decision-making and/or committee deliberation, and hold a degree in bioethics, moral philosophy, or a related health ethics discipline from a recognized institution.

The HTERP economist member must have an understanding of the procurement and use of health technologies within the Canadian context and hold a degree in health economics from a recognized institution.

Nominees must have current experience working in the Canadian health care system and experience with issues related to the delivery of health care services; knowledge of regional, provincial, territorial, and/or international health care issues; knowledge of, or interest in, issues relevant to CADTH’s mandate and the mandate of the committee; and experience in committee and/or community work.

More details are available in the HTERP member role description document.

Time Commitment

Each calendar year, HTERP meets regularly, in person or virtually, as determined by the need for guidance or recommendations, typically at least six scheduled meetings and up to one meeting per month. Please note that all meetings are currently being held by videoconference until further notice.

HTERP members may be eligible to receive an honorarium in accordance with CADTH policy. For more information, see HTERP member role description. Expenses are reimbursed in accordance with CADTH policy.

Term of Appointment

HTERP members are appointed for a term of 3 years. Terms may be renewed once at the discretion of CADTH’s President and CEO.

Who Can Submit a Nomination?

Individuals from federal, provincial, and territorial jurisdictions, and relevant bodies that represent health and allied health professionals, and members of the general public, may submit a nomination. Nominations may be submitted on the candidate’s behalf or interested candidates may nominate themselves.

If you have the qualifications we seek, or know someone who does, we invite you to submit a nomination.

Nomination Information

The following materials should be reviewed when considering or preparing the nomination:

Submission Checklist

The following materials must be submitted in support of HTERP nominations:

  • a completed Statement of Interest and Qualifications (Ethicist or Economist Member), filled out and saved to your computer so it can be uploaded to the Nomination Form
  • the nominee’s curriculum vitae (documents may be provided in either Microsoft Word [.doc/.docx] or Adobe Acrobat [.pdf] format)
  • a completed nomination form (complete online)

All materials must be submitted through our online form.

Please note: You cannot save the form partway through the process. The form will not time out as long as the internet browser remains open. Please ensure you completed all the required materials and are ready to submit them before you begin filling in the nomination form.

Nomination Process

Nominations must be received no later than Monday, April 24, 2023.

All nominees will receive a confirmation of receipt email. While CADTH thanks all nominees for their interest, only those under further consideration in the process will be contacted personally by email.

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