Committees Leadership

A list of our committees is presented below:
12
  • Executive Committee
    The ACP Executive Committee is defined in the bylaws of the corporation and consists of the four officer members of the Board of Directors, those being; The President, the President-Elect; the Secretary; and the Treasurer. The duties of the Executive Committee are to handle the day-to-day decisions that come up from time to time on behalf of the full Board of Directors. They are authorized to act on behalf of the Board in their actions. Meetings of the Executive Committee are called by the President on an as needed basis. All actions of the Executive Committee are recorded in the official minutes of the corporation and are ratified by the full Board of Directors at their regularly scheduled meetings.
  • ABVLM Liaison Committee
    The purpose of the ABVLM Liaison Committee is to serve as a conduit through which the ACP and ABVLM Boards of Directors communicate. Additionally, it advises the ACP Board of Directors on issues related to venous and lymphatic fellowships. Finally, the Committee is tasked with expanding the number of fellowships available each year and creating a framework through which fellowship program directors can establish a community and share resources.
  • ACP PRO Venous Registry Operations Committee
  • ACP Pro Venous Registry Scientific Committee
  • ACPF Board of Directors
  • ACPF Executive Committee
  • Advanced Practice Nurses and Physician Assistants Section Committee
    The purpose of the APN-PA Section is to advance the art and science of Advanced Nursing and Physician Assistance within the field of vein care. The section shall seek to improve the understanding of diagnosis and treatment in that specialty by members, and shall seek to improve the delivery of APN-PA care to the public.
  • Ambassador Task Force
    The purpose of the Ambassador Task Force is to guide the transition from new member to a long-time and contributing member, who finds value and relevancy with the ACP. Task force members are appointed ad-hoc by the Recruitment & Retention Committee Chair.
  • Annual Congress Peer Review
    The purpose of the CME Oversight Committee is to function in an ad hoc capacity to help address and resolve issues identified by any of the three Peer Review Sub-Committees. The Committee also helps maintain the organization’s accreditation status with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
  • Annual Congress Prognistication Committee
  • Annual Congress Program Planning Committee
    The purpose of the Annual Congress Program Planning Sub-Committee is to plan and execute the scientific content and programming of the Annual Congress based on demonstrated needs of the target audience(s). The Annual Congress program shall provide an intensive educational experience for all attendees by covering topics on basic venous and lymphatic care as well as more advanced topics for experienced practitioners. Foundational information (anatomy, physiology, etc.), recent advances, and controversies are presented with the ultimate goal of enhancing the clinical performance of attendees.
  • Audit Committee
    For any tax year in which this corporation has gross revenue of $2 million or more, this corporation shall appoint an Audit Committee responsible for the selection of an independent certified public accountant or public accounting firm to conduct an annual financial audit. The Audit Committee is also responsible for review of the annual financial audit for verification that the corporation’s financial affairs are in order.
  • Board of Directors
  • CME Oversight Committee
    The purpose of the CME Oversight Committee is to function in an ad hoc capacity to help address and resolve issues identified by any of the three Peer Review Sub-Committees. The Committee also helps maintain the organization’s accreditation status with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
  • Education Development Committee
    The purpose of the Education Development Committee is to review data obtained from ACP educational activities and relevant external sources in healthcare education to identify practice gaps and underlying educational needs. These data are used to determine the topics for future educational activity content that addresses recognized needs in order to close disparities in care, as well as the methods utilized to deliver the education. This oversight of the ACP’s educational program curriculum will insure ongoing improvement in the overall level of knowledge and skill of ACP members and improve understanding and awareness of venous and lymphatic medicine among physicians and other healthcare professionals in other specialties.
  • Education Standing Committee
    The Education Standing Committee is responsible for the guidance and oversight of advisory committees that have the goal of providing comprehensive, innovative education for practitioners who treat or anticipate treating patients with venous and lymphatic disease. The Education Standing Committee is required to provide clear and concise directions to those advisory committees assigned to them regarding any initiatives or projects that are pursued by the Board of Directors or activities detailed within the Education goal within the ACP’s 2016-2019 Strategic Plan.
  • Ethics Committee
  • Finance Advisory Committee
    The Finance Committee is a Standing Board Committee responsible for monitoring the financial health of the organization and ensuring that its assets are protected, its resources are used properly, and the organization complies with all applicable laws and reporting requirements.
  • Guidelines Committee
  • Health Care Policy Committee
    The Health Care Policy Committee is responsible for the oversight of issues relating to health policy, reimbursement, and insurance industry relations. The committee monitors activities undertaken through the AMA CPT and RUC committees and directs activities aimed towards relationships with policy makers, CMS, and the insurance industry.
  • HealthCare Advocacy Standing Committee
    A standing committee, the HealthCare Advocacy Standing Committee is responsible for the guidance and oversight of advisory committees that carry out health care advocacy related activities on behalf of the organization.
  • International Affairs
    The purpose of the International Affairs Committee is to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with phlebological societies and practitioners outside of the United States, promote ACP events and membership internationally, and increase the overall international presence of the organization.
  • Internet & Enduring Materials Peer Rev
    The purpose of the Internet & Enduring Materials Peer Review Sub-Committee is to conduct peer review of educational content offered through the ACP’s Online Education Center, identify potential conflicts of interest, help resolve identified conflicts, and assist in activity credit certification or recertification.
  • Joint Venous Council
  • Leadership Development Advisory Committee