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Health Care Quality & Outcomes Comm. 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 Comm.

Chair, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Michael E. Zenilman

Vice Chair, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Brett C. Sheppard, MD

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Collin E. Brathwaite, MD

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Clancy J. Clark, MD

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Dorin Colibaseanu, MD

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
V. M. Bobby Dasari

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Brian R. Davis, MD

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Justin B. Dimick

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Samir K. Gadepalli, MD, MBA

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Robert E. Glasgow, MD

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Matthew M. Hutter, MD, MPH

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Matthew Katz, MD

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Deborah S. Keller, MD

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Pokala R. Kiran, MBBS

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
David W. Larson, MD

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Kenric M. Murayama, MD

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Dmitry Oleynikov

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Janak Parikh, MD

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
William S. Richardson, MD

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Nelson A. Royall, MD

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Juan-Ramon Sanabria

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Roderich E. Schwarz, MD, PhD

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Tejinder P. Singh, MD

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Magesh Sundaram, MD

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Nabil Wasif, MD

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Emily R. Winslow, MD

Member, Term: Jun 05, 2018
Elan Witkowski

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

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