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Community Group Oversight Committee

 

The purpose of the committee is to oversee ACRM community formation, advancement and functioning.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To evaluate forming groups applying to become networking groups and network groups applying to transition to the of an Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group (ISIG)
  • To oversee and recommend to the Chairs Council, EFC and BOG any changes to enhance the function, interaction, communication and governance of the ACRM NG and ISIG communities
  • To recommend and evaluate data on community group membership and participation to help determine and update criteria for becoming an NG or transitioning from NG to ISIG. Such information may also inform other ACRM activities such as budgeting and programing for the Annual meeting
  • To make recommendations to the Executive & Finance Committee

CO-CHAIRS

Douglas Katz, MD, FACRM, FAAN, FANA, FASNR

Douglas Katz, MD, FACRM, FAAN, FANA, FASNR

CO-CHAIR

Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine
Boston University Neurology Associates
Medical Director, Acquired Brain Injury Program, Encompass Health Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital

Deborah Backus, PT, PhD, FACRM

Deborah Backus, PT, PhD, FACRM

CO-CHAIR

Eula C. and Andrew C. Carlos MS Rehabilitation & Wellness Program
Shepherd Center

2020 ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  1. Developed and obtained EFC and BOG approval for procedure/processes assessing newly forming groups and NG requesting transition to ISIG status
  2. Approved one group for ISIG status (Measurement ISIG)
  3. Approved name change for one group (Geriatric)
  4. Approved integration of Early Career NG and Leadership Development initiative for new Career Development NG