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Health Care Quality & Outcomes Committ Back to Committees
GOAL: To use the best available knowledge to define meaningful standards and oversee their dissemination in the public domain

TASKS:

  1. Develop and update Guidelines for treatment of digestive disease
  2. Define Quality metrics for treatment of digestive disease
  3. Work with other DDW societies to derive consensus and create consensus conferences and publications
  4. Contribute ideas and content for a Quality and Outcomes session as part of the annual program

Committee Initiatives:

  • Evidence-based Current Surgical Practice Manuscripts are published in the society’s Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery (JOGS) and represent an expert interpretation of the latest evidence on best surgical practice and treatment of particular surgical conditions of the alimentary tract. The Health Care Quality and Outcomes Committee solicits authoritative manuscripts of topics that correspond to the annual SSAT MOC course and additional specific topics.
  • SSAT Health Care Quality and Outcomes Panel Presentation at the 2013 SSAT Annual Meeting at DDW

Meeting Schedule:

  • In-Person at the Annual Meeting (at DDW) as well as at the ACS Clinical Congress
  • Via conference calls on an as-needed basis
Health Care Quality & Outcomes Committ

Chair, Term: Jun 04, 2018
Michael E. Zenilman

Member, Term: May 10, 2017
Collin E. Brathwaite, MD

Member, Term: May 20, 2017
Dorin Colibaseanu, MD

Member, Term: May 10, 2017
Brian R. Davis, MD

Member, Term: May 10, 2017
Justin B. Dimick

Member, Term: May 10, 2017
Samir K. Gadepalli, MD, MBA

Member, Term: May 10, 2017
Robert E. Glasgow, MD

Member, Term: May 10, 2017
Matthew M. Hutter, MD, MPH

Member, Term: May 10, 2017
Deborah S. Keller, MD

Member, Term: May 10, 2017
Kevin M. Lowe, M.D., PhD

Member, Term: May 10, 2017
Sumeet K. Mittal, MD

Member, Term: May 10, 2017
Kenric M. Murayama, MD

Member, Term: May 10, 2017
David D. Odell, MD

Member, Term: May 10, 2017
Janak Parikh, MD

Member, Term: May 10, 2017
William S. Richardson, MD

Member, Term: May 10, 2017
Roderich E. Schwarz, MD, PhD

Member, Term: May 10, 2017
Brett C. Sheppard, MD

Member, Term: May 10, 2017
Tejinder P. Singh, MD

Member, Term: May 10, 2017
Richard R. Smith, MD

Member, Term: May 10, 2017
Ponnandai S. Somasundar, MD

Member, Term: May 10, 2017
Nabil Wasif, MD

Member, Term: May 10, 2017
Emily R. Winslow, MD

Member, Term: May 10, 2017
Curtis J. Wray, MD

To see complete requirements and expectations to self-nominate for the Health Care Quality & Outcomes Committ, download the SSAT Committee Handbook.

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