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Become a Site Reviewer

Before applying to be a National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) site reviewer, please review the Minimum Qualifications Checklist to ensure you meet all requirements. A link to the site reviewer application is located at the bottom of this page. Please complete the site reviewer application and contact the NAPBC at NAPBC@facs.org to confirm completion of a site reviewer application and provide a current CV.

Minimum Qualifications Checklist

Credentials and Affiliations

NAPBC Physician Site Reviewers must be:

  • An actively practicing (treating, teaching, or administrative role) physician who specializes in breast cancer care.
  • Employed or affiliated with a NAPBC-accredited cancer program (currently accredited at time of application).

Skills and Knowledge

NAPBC Physician Site Reviewers must have:

  • Extensive and demonstrable knowledge of the current NAPBC Standards.
  • 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 NAPBC 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.

Responsibilities

NAPBC Physician Site Reviewers must:

  • Commit to the required amount of time needed to perform Site Reviewer duties and abide to the signed "Site Reviewer Agreement" requirements:
    • Perform a minimum of 5 (no maximum) NAPBC site reviews per calendar year as stated in the "Site Reviewer Agreement."
    • Average time commitment:Time for each on-site site review is 6–8 hours plus 2–4 hours for preparation and final review for each Pre-Review Questionnaire.
  • Be willing and able to travel to breast centers across the United States and Puerto Rico (you will be assigned to surveys outside your home state).
  • Attend any mandatory new Site Reviewer orientations. Attend the annual Site Reviewer Training. Participate in live and/or webcast training sessions as requested.
  • Remain knowledgeable and up-to-date with changes in NAPBC policies and NAPBC Standards.
  • Be responsive and timely in communications with NAPBC Staff and assigned breast centers.
  • Complete and submit all required site review information and documentation to NAPBC within seven (7) calendar days after the on-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 annual HIPAA training. Required to keep all cancer program information, NAPBC passwords, and access codes confidential.
  • Arrange all travel. An honorarium is provided for each site review and is to be used to cover travel expenses. Site reviewers are responsible for arranging their own travel to site reviews, and for keeping track of expenses and accounting records.

Complete the NAPBC Site Reviewer Application

Once you've completed the application, contact the NAPBC at NAPBC@facs.org to confirm completion of a site reviewer application and provide a current CV.