Medical Advisory Committee

The National Lymphedema Network Medical Advisory Committees (MACs) exist to assist in the drafting, editing and completion of NLN Position Papers.  To be considered for participation on a MAC, please complete the application below.  All information will be kept confidential and will be reviewed by the NLN Leadership.  Submissions will be reviewed within 14 business days on a revolving basis.  Applicants will receive a response via email thereafter.  

To be considered for a seat on a Medical Advisory Committee, the application and supporting documents need to be submitted no later than May 15, 2024.

For more information, please refer to the Medical Advisory Committee Policy & Procedure document.

MAC Categories

Lymphedema Surgery

Lipedema Surgery


Lipedema Diagnosis & Treatment

Obesity Related Lymphedema

Risk Reduction

Oncology Related Lymphedema


Meningeal Lymphatics

Pharmaceutical and Supplemental Treatments for Lymphedema

Pediatric & Primary Lymphedema

Head and Neck Lymphedema

Lymphedema Diagnosis and Treatment

Healthy Habits


Skin Care

Training of Certified Lymphedema Therapists


Genital Lymphedema


Please email with any questions.