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Become an NAPRC Site Reviewer

Before applying to be an NAPRC site reviewer, please review the Minimum Qualifications Checklist to ensure you meet all requirements. A link to the application is located at the bottom of this page. Please return the completed application with a copy of a current CV to

Minimum Qualifications Checklist

Credentials and Affiliations

NAPRC Physician Site Reviewers must be:

  • An actively practicing (treating, teaching, or administrative role) physician who specializes in rectal cancer care.
  • Employed or affiliated with a Commission on Cancer (CoC)-accredited cancer program (currently accredited at time of application).
  • A current and active member of an NAPRC-accredited program (or working toward NAPRC accreditation).

Skills and Knowledge

NAPRC Physician Site Reviewers must have:

  • Extensive and demonstrable knowledge of the current NAPRC Standards (or working toward NAPRC accreditation).
  • Previous experience teaching or presenting instructional/educational information to a learner-based audience.
  • Substantial computer skills and access and familiarity with Microsoft Office software products.
  • Willingness and ability to learn and use all NAPRC computer programs and databases.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to convey knowledge and suggestions clearly and professionally. Public speaking experience is required.


NAPRC Physician Site Reviewers must:

  • Commit to the required amount of time needed to perform Site Reviewer duties and abide to the signed Agreement form requirements:
    • Perform a minimum of 4 (no maximum) NAPRC site visits per calendar year as stated in the Agreement.
    • Site Reviewers conducting site visits in multiple programs would be required to meet the minimum per program (i.e., 8 for CoC and 4 for NAPRC).
    Average time commitment: Time for each on-site visit is approximately 8 hours plus 4–6 hours for preparation and final review for each Pre-Review Questionnaire.
  • Be willing and able to travel to cancer programs across the United States and Puerto Rico (you will be assigned to site visits outside your home state).
  • Attend any mandatory New Site Reviewer Orientations. Attend the Annual Site Reviewer Training. Participate in live and/or webcast trainings as requested.
  • Remain knowledgeable and up-to-date with changes in CoC/NAPRC policies and NAPRC Standards.
  • Be responsive and timely in communications with CoC/NAPRC Staff and assigned rectal cancer programs.
  • Complete and submit all required site visit information and documentation to the NAPRC within seven (7) calendar days after the site visit.
  • Complete all federal accounting forms, such as 1099; disclosure signed annually.
  • Complete and abide to the American College of Surgeons Business Agreement, Confidentiality Agreement, and Conflict of Interest Policy.
  • Comply with HIPAA regulations and participate in HIPAA training. Required to keep all cancer program information, CoC/NAPRC passwords, and access codes confidential.
  • Arrange all travel. An honorarium is provided for each site visit, however, site reviewers are responsible for personally arranging own travel means to all site visits, as well as keeping track of expenses and accounting records.

Download the NAPRC Site Reviewer Application