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Committees

Submit Your Vote for Seats on the Executive Committee

Two At-Large Organizational Member Representative Seats

The At-Large Organizational Full Voting Member representative seat on the PCPI Executive Committee is elected by PCPI full voting member organizations. There are two At-Large Full Voting Member Organizational Seats that will be vacant in October 2014. Each full voting member organization is allowed to vote for two candidates only. The vote must be cast by the Primary Representative. If the Primary Representative is not able to vote, the Alternate Representative may vote. The two candidates receiving the highest number of votes by plurality shall assume the Executive Committee's At-Large Organizational Full Voting Member seat in October 2014.

Bruce Auerbach, MD, FACEP, currently represents the American College of Emergency Physicians as an At-Large Organizational Representative and will complete his first three-year term in October 2014. Dr. Auerbach is eligible to seek nomination for a second three-year term.

Caroline Blaum, MD, MS, currently represents the American Geriatrics Society as an At-Large Organizational Representative and will complete her second three-year term in October 2014. Dr. Blaum reached will reach her maximum limit in October 2014 and will vacate her seat.

The At-Large Organizational Full Voting Member will hold a term of three years, for up to two terms, with a maximum consecutive tenure of six years.

Eligibility:

  • have experience in evidence-based clinical practice guideline and/or performance measures development;
  • have demonstrated leadership ability; and
  • be or become a PCPI non-voting member or a member of a PCPI full-voting or non-voting member organization, before being seated on the Executive Committee.

The voting period begins on July 22, 2014 and will close on August 22, 2014.

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Measure Advisory Committee

The Measure Advisory Committee (MAC) will advise the PCPI Executive Committee on matters related to performance measures and support activities related to the PCPI measure development methodologies. Examples of activities that may be undertaken by this committee include:

  • Advise on strategic priorities related to the PCPI’s performance measurement work
  • Provide expertise in measurement models and methods
  • Assist in engaging the PCPI membership to enhance their role in clinical quality measurement
  • Guidance related to implementation of PCPI measures in health IT systems, including EHRs and registries
  • Communicate the value of the PCPI’s performance measures and methodologies to PCPI members, physicians and health care professionals, and other health care stakeholders
  • Monitor status and review results of measure development specification and testing projects

Measure Advisory Committee

Joseph P. Drozda, Jr., MD (Chair)
John Easa, MD
Christine Goertz, DC, PhD
Sharon Hibay, RN, DPN
Jeffrey Jacobs, MD
Diane Jewell, PT, DPT, PhD
Allan Lieberthal, MD
Mark Metersky, MD
Michael O'Dell, MD, MS, MSHA
Martha Radford, MD
Amy Sanders, MD, MS
David Seidenwurm, MD
Shannon Sims, MD, PhD
Janet "Jessie" Sullivan, MD
Christopher Tessier, MD

Quality Improvement Advisory Committee

The Quality Improvement Advisory Committee (QIAC) will advise the PCPI Executive Committee on matters related to improving the quality, safety and efficiency of the health care delivery system and support activities related to the PCPI QI Program. Examples of activities that may be undertaken by this committee include:

  • Create annual goals and metrics for the PCPI QI Program
  • Provide expertise in improvement models and methods
  • Gather and share knowledge of the improvement landscape to enhance the PCPI’s understanding of current status
  • Assist in engaging PCPI membership to enhance their role in improvement
  • Monitor status and review results of QI projects
  • Assist with the development of a systematic process to assess and improve PCPI member satisfaction with the PCPI QI Program
  • Communicate the value of the PCPI QI program to PCPI members, physicians and health care professionals, and other health care stakeholders.

Quality Improvement Advisory Committee

Keith Mandel, MD (chair)
Peter Angood, MD
David Baker, MD, MPH
Elizabeth Blaylock, AB, MA, MPPM
Margaret Dailey, DNSc, MSN, RN, CWOCN
Lee Fleisher, MC
Jerry Kennett, MD
Donald Lighter, MD, MBA
Gerald Maccioli, MD
George McClelland, DC
Adrienne Mims, MD, MPH
David Nestler, MD, MS
Aamir Siddiqui, MD
Salim Virani, MD, PhD
Itala Wickremashinghe, MD

Outcomes Ad Hoc Committee

The Outcomes Ad Hoc Committee is designated by the Executive Committee of the American Medical Association (AMA)-convened Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement® (PCPI®) and charged with building upon the framework developed by the Measures Development, Methodology, and Oversight (MDMO) Advisory Committee titled “Recommendations to PCPI Work Groups on Outcome Measures.” The Outcomes Ad Hoc Committee, under the direction of the PCPI Executive Committee, is charged with:

  • Assisting in the creation of a toolkit to use as a starting point for the development of outcome measures;
  • Identifying high-priority outcomes relevant to a variety of specialties/topic areas;
  • Delineating pathways to collect outcomes data (e.g., administrative data, registries, surveys, patient-reported data or questionnaires, electronic health records);
  • Additional activities as approved by the Executive Committee that support the outcomes measurement efforts of the PCPI and its members.

Outcomes Ad Hoc Committee

Patrick Romano, MD (Chair)
Amy Aronsky, DO
Dickson Cheung, MD, MBA, MPH
Mark Jarrett, MD, MBA
Arif Kamal, MD
Timothy Kresowik, MD, MS
Paul Kurlansky, MD
Frederick Masoudi, MD, MSPH
R. Scott McKenzie, MD
Matthew Nielsen, MD, MS
M. Elizabeth Sandel, MD
Junko Takeshita, MD, PhD