Educ. Code Section 61.505
(a)The Family Practice Residency Advisory Committee is created and shall consist of 12 members. One member shall be a licensed physician appointed by the Texas Osteopathic Medical Association; two members shall be licensed physicians appointed by the Association of Directors of Family Practice Training Programs; two members shall be administrators of hospitals in which an approved family practice residency training program operates and shall be appointed by the Texas Hospital Association; one member shall be a licensed physician appointed by the Texas Medical Association; two members shall be licensed physicians appointed by the Texas Academy of Family Physicians; three members of the public shall be appointed to the committee by the governor; and by virtue of his office, the president of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians shall be a member of the committee.
(b)The terms of office of each member, excluding the term of office of the president of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, shall be for three years. Each member shall serve until his replacement has been appointed to the committee.
(c)The members of the committee shall not be compensated for their service, but shall be reimbursed by the board for actual expenses incurred in the performance of duties as members of the committee.
(d)The committee shall meet at least annually and so often as requested by the board or called into meeting by the chairman.
(e)The chairman shall be elected by the members of the committee for one year.
(f)The committee shall:
(1)review for the board applications for approval and funding of family practice residency training programs and related support programs;
(2)make recommendations to the board relating to:
(A)the standards and criteria for approval of residency training and related support programs; and
(B)the effectiveness of the programs the board administers that provide incentives to physicians to practice in underserved areas of this state; and
(3)perform such other duties as may be directed by the board.
Section 61.505 — Advisory Committee,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/ED/htm/ED.61.htm#61.505 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).