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Research Standing Committee

Statement of Purpose:
The Research Standing Committee is responsible for the oversight and direction of advisory committees that create and promote clinical practice research in venous and lymphatic disease. The Research 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 Research goal within the ACP’s 2016-2019 Strategic Plan.

Staff Liaison: ACP Director of Research and Registry

Sub Committees

Advisory PRO Registry Scientific Guidelines

Research Advisory Committee

Statement of Purpose:
The purpose of the Research Advisory committee is to review grant proposals submitted to the ACP on the basis of advancing phlebology, scientific merit, feasibility of completion and publication in a peer reviewed journal, and the reputation and reliability of the grant applicant or institution. In addition, the Research Advisory Committee conducts periodic reviews of the ACP research grants program on an as needed basis or when directed by the Research Standing Committee.

Staff Liaison: ACP Director of Research and Registry
VOLUNTEER
 

PRO Registry Operations/Oversight Committee

Statement of Purpose:
The purpose of the ACP PRO Venous Registry Operations/Oversight Committee is to provide direction and support to non-scientific registry operations, including provider agreements, procedural aspects, and strategic messaging. The ACP PRO Venous Registry Operations/Oversight Committee must approve any content released from the registry for projects requiring registry data and may have the opportunity to review de-identified registry data prior to release.

Staff Liaison: ACP Director of Research and Registry
VOLUNTEER
 

Scientific Guidelines Committee

Statement of Purpose:
The purpose of the Scientific Guidelines Committee is to oversee the development of standards of practice and/or clinical practice guidelines that will improve the care for patients with venous and lymphatic disorders. The Committee recommends the creation of new standards and guidelines as appropriate, identifies experts to write the standards/guidelines, and makes recommendations to the ACP Board of Directors for organizational endorsement of resulting documents.

Staff Liaison: ACP Director of Research and Registry
VOLUNTEER