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Education Standing Committee

Statement of Purpose:
The Education Standing Committee is responsible for the guidance and oversight of advisory committees that have the goal of providing comprehensive, innovative education for practitioners who treat or anticipate treating patients with venous and lymphatic disease. The Education Standing Committee is required to provide clear and concise directions to those advisory committees assigned to them regarding any initiatives or projects that are pursued by the Board of Directors or activities detailed within the Education goal within the ACP’s 2016-2019 Strategic Plan.

Staff Liaison: ACP Director of Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Sub Committees

Annual Congress Planning  Congress/Symposia Prognostication  Education Development  CME Oversight Medical Student/Resident/Fellow Education

Annual Congress Planning Committee

Statement of Purpose:
The purpose of the Annual Congress Planning Sub-Committee is to plan and execute the scientific content and programming of the Annual Congress based on demonstrated needs of the target audience(s). The Annual Congress program shall provide an intensive educational experience for all attendees by covering topics on basic venous and lymphatic care as well as more advanced topics for experienced practitioners. Foundational information (anatomy, physiology, etc.), recent advances, and controversies are presented with the ultimate goal of enhancing the clinical performance of attendees.

Staff Liaison: ACP Director of Continuing Medical Education (CME)
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Congress/Symposia Prognostication

Statement of Purpose:
The purpose of the Congress/Symposia Prognostication Committee is to provide Board oversight to the Annual Congress and also draw on the wisdom of the immediate past, present and immediate future Chairs of the Congress to project strategic changes to be made for future meetings to align with the strategic plans of the ACP.

Staff Liaison: ACP Director of Continuing Medical Education (CME)
VOLUNTEER
 

Education Development Committee

Statement of Purpose:
The purpose of the Education Development Committee is to review data obtained from ACP educational activities and relevant external sources in healthcare education to identify practice gaps and underlying educational needs. These data are used to determine the topics for future educational activity content that addresses recognized needs in order to close disparities in care, as well as the methods utilized to deliver the education. This oversight of the ACP’s educational program curriculum will insure ongoing improvement in the overall level of knowledge and skill of ACP members and improve understanding and awareness of venous and lymphatic medicine among physicians and other healthcare professionals in other specialties.

Staff Liaison: ACP Director of Continuing Medical Education (CME)
VOLUNTEER
 

Medical Student/Resident/Fellow Education

Staff Liaison: ACP Director of Continuing Medical Education (CME)
VOLUNTEER
 

CME Oversight Committee

Statement of Purpose:
The purpose of the CME Oversight Committee is to function in an ad hoc capacity to help address and resolve issues identified by any of the three Peer Review Sub-Committees. The Committee also helps maintain the organization’s accreditation status with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

Staff Liaison: ACP Director of Continuing Medical Education (CME)
VOLUNTEER
 

Peer Review Sub Committees

Annual Congress  Topical Course/Workshop  Internet and Enduring Mtls

Annual Congress Peer Review

Statement of Purpose:
The purpose of the Annual Congress Peer Review Sub-Committee is to conduct peer review of educational materials submitted for presentation at the ACP’s Annual Congress, identify potential conflicts of interest, and help resolve identified conflicts.

Staff Liaison: ACP Director of Continuing Medical Education (CME)
VOLUNTEER
 

Topical Course/Workshop Peer Review

Statement of Purpose:
The purpose of the Topical Course & Workshop Peer Review Sub-Committee is to conduct peer review of educational materials submitted for presentation at the ACP’s live educational activities other than the Annual Congress, identify potential conflicts of interest, and help resolve identified conflicts.

Staff Liaison: ACP Director of Continuing Medical Education (CME)
VOLUNTEER
 

Internet and Enduring Mtls Peer Review

Statement of Purpose:
The purpose of the Internet & Enduring Materials Peer Review Sub-Committee is to conduct peer review of educational content offered through the ACP’s Online Education Center, identify potential conflicts of interest, help resolve identified conflicts, and assist in activity credit certification or recertification.

Staff Liaison: ACP Director of Continuing Medical Education (CME)
VOLUNTEER