California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine Advisory Council

Call for Nominations for Precision Medicine Advisory Council Members

The Newsom Administration is currently seeking nominations for members of a new Precision Medicine Advisory Council to provide high-level guidance to the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research on matters relating to the CIAPM program. Members will be selected by the Governor and the Legislature, and should be experts in precision medicine, representing, for example, private industry, patient advocacy and community groups, regulatory affairs, health insurance providers, public policy, venture capital communities, or academia in the areas of data science, bioinformatics, bioethics, the microbiome, metabolomics, genomics, community engagement, wearable devices, or other relevant fields.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Precision Medicine Advisory Council or would like to nominate someone else, please submit the Nomination Form on or before October 4, 2019.

Nomination Form

General Responsibilities

  • Identifying and recommending research fields, total funding levels, timelines, selection committee members for RFPs, and expert project evaluators
  • Developing strategies to support sustainability of the Initiative, respond to changes in societal needs and opportunities, and stimulate adequate community engagement with CIAPM activities
  • Reviewing and providing feedback on documents including annual legislative reports and project evaluation reports

Membership Logistics

  • The Council will meet at least four times annually in-person.
  • Members will be ineligible to apply for or receive funding as a Principal Investigator from project grants during his or her term of service on the Council, and for one year immediately following his or her term of service on the Council.
  • The Council must comply with, and be subject to, the requirements of the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act (Gov. Code, § 11120 et seq.).


If you have any questions about the Advisory Council or the selection process, please email us at