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Search for Science & Quality Chair
The American Urological Association (AUA) is searching for a Chair of the new Science & Quality (S&Q) Council. The S&Q Council, operational in June 2014 with its initial meeting at the 2014 Annual Meeting in Orlando, completes the restructure of AUA’s Health Policy Division.
The Science and Quality Council will oversee and direct activities relating to the development, dissemination, and implementation of guidelines, white papers, physician performance measures, patient safety initiatives, registries, and data projects. Additionally, the Council shall provide oversight to the Science & Quality Division. Current component committees include: Practice Guidelines Committee, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Committee, and Data Committee. The S&Q Chair will also chair the EMR Coordination Work Group, and is a member of AUA’s Strategic Response Work Group. The Chair will provide guidance and approval of AUA signing on to coalition letters and position statements relevant to Science & Quality, will serve as liaison to various AUA committees and councils, and represent the AUA at key external meetings.
The ideal candidate must be an AUA Member, active in the practice of Urology with extensive knowledge of Science and Quality issues and previous service on one or more of the committees that report to the S&Q Council. The Chair is a paid consultant to the AUA Board of Directors, its officers and staff, and specifically to the Associate Executive Director, Science and Quality.
The term of the Science & Quality Chair will begin June 1, 2014. The initial term of the S&Q Chair will be two years, with an option for renewal.
Applicants must submit a statement of interest, current disclosure/conflict of interest statement and Curriculum Vitae to the AUA Executive Office, c/o Steven M. Schlossberg, MD, Chair, S&Q Chair Search Committee, ExecutiveAdministration@AUAnet.org on or before December 11, 2013.