The Commission members held meetings from February 2018 through January 2019 in locations such as Washington, DC, Chicago and Denver, and invited public comment at key stages.
The schedule for Commission meetings and milestones was:
Commissions Nominations ClosedJanuary 8, 2018
Selected Members NotifiedJanuary 2018
Public Announcement of Commission MembersFebruary 2018
First Commission MeetingMarch 19-21, 2018
Second Commission MeetingMay 30-June 1, 2018
Third Commission MeetingAugust 29-30, 2018
Fourth Commission MeetingOctober 15-16, 2018
Commission Released Draft Report for Public CommentDecember 2018
Fifth Commission MeetingJanuary 22 -23, 2019
Commission Submitted Final Report to ABMS, Released to PublicFebruary 2019
The Commission completed its work when it submitted its final report to the Board of Directors of the American Board of Medical Specialties on February 12 and released it to the public on February 13, 2019.
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