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Annual Meeting Committee

Overall Purpose/Mission

Coordinate all components of the Academy's Annual Meeting and develop innovative programs to meet the needs of all Annual Meeting attendees, in accordance with the essential policies and standards of ACCME.

Charges

    1. Align all activities to support execution and achievement of the mission, vision, goals, strategic objectives and metrics of the Strategic Plan and conduct all business in accordance with the Core Values as adopted by the Board of Directors.
    2. Streamline and integrate the Annual Meeting to avoid redundancy and conflicts in programming. Coordinate components of the Academy's Annual Meeting in conjunction with the Council on Education, Central Instructional Courses Committee, Exhibits Committee, Board of Specialty Societies, Board of Councilors, International Committee, and the Academy staff.
    3. Provide short- and long-range strategic planning for the development of educational programs based on identified needs and trends. Develop innovative programs to meet the needs of all attendees including each segment (e.g., residents, new practitioners, international physicians, and retired physicians).
    4. Implement relevant education programs on practice management, outcomes, quality assessment, and other new curriculum topics.
    5. Review with research instruments the effectiveness of each annual meeting to determine future trends and needs of all attendees including the fellowship, new practitioners, international physicians, and retired physicians.
    6. Integrate the latest developments in orthopaedic research and new technologies into the Annual Meeting.
    7. Integrate Orthopaedic Research Society's interests and programming with the AAOS Annual Meeting.
    8. Through the Exhibits Committee and Central Program Committee, assure that all technical, scientific, and poster exhibits meet all requirements set by the Food and Drug Administration for classification and use of instruments, devices, and pharmaceuticals.
    9. Work with the Board of Specialty Societies to integrate the Specialty Day programs into the Annual Meeting.
    10. Evaluate Annual Meeting sites and make recommendations for future sites.

Reporting Relationship

Reports to the Council on Education and the Board of Directors.

 

Composition

Chair

Chair-Designee (non-voting) (when applicable)

Central Instructional Courses Committee Chairs for next two meetings

Central Instructional Courses Committee Past-Chair

Central Program Committee Chairs for next two meetings

Central Program Committee Past-Chair

Board of Councilors Representative

Board of Specialty Societies Representative

Chair, Exhibits Committee

Chair-Designee, Exhibits Committee (non-voting)

Allied Health Representative

Representative, International Committee (ex-officio)

Two (2) Members-at-Large

One (1) Resident

Term of Office

For chair, two (2) years; eligible for reappointment for one (1) additional two (2) year term.

For chair-designee, one (1) year (when applicable)

For members, two (2) years; eligible for reappointment for one (1) additional two (2) year term.

Staff Liaison (title)

Director, Department of Conventions, Meetings and Courses

Last updated: 9/1/16

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