Coordinating Committee

Purpose

The 2021 SIMPL CBME Coordinating Committee is responsible for the overall strategy and planning of the pilot. The group reports to the SIMPL Steering Committee. The chair from each pilot subcommittee will also be a member of the coordinating committee.

Members

Current:

Co-Chairs: Andy Krumm, Jim Korndorffer

Members: Brian George, Jay Zwischenberger, Sarah Jung, Ben Zendejas, Greg Wnuk

Meeting Frequency

Every two weeks, Wednesdays at 1pm eastern

Engagement Committee

Purpose

The Engagement Committee will create, share, and follow-up on ideas to improve engagement for programs with the SIMPL CBME Pilot. SIMPL will support the Engagement Committee through existing engagement resources, new strategies, and new tools. 

Members

No restrictions; ideally members who have a track record of success in this domain and/or innovative ideas for motivating others. 

Meeting Frequency

4th Thursday of each month at 4pm eastern, March 2021-July 2022

Aim and Measurement Committees (Specialty-Specific)

Purpose

The aim of the 2021 SIMPL CBME pilot is to ensure competence on one index procedure per PGY per specialty. The Aim and Measurement Committees, formed of members from each specialty, will be responsible for selecting specialty-specific index procedures and define competence standards. SIMPL will support these committees through expert consultation, relevant data requests, and analyses.

Members

Each specialty committee should have at least 3 members. Members should include a mix of faculty and residents from multiple programs and from diverse program types. Delegates are accepted. 

Meeting Frequency

Specialty-specific Subcommittees: to be determined by members

Initial Kick-off Meeting: Tuesday, March 23rd at 4pm eastern

First Group Check-in: Tuesday, May 25th at 4pm eastern

Teaching and Learning Committees (Specialty-Specific)

Purpose

Formed of members from each specialty, each committee will determine the educational change ideas for the CBME pilot sites (i.e.: simulation, teaching technique, usage of reporting metrics, learning plans, etc.). SIMPL will support the Teaching and Learning Committee with identifying and selecting change ideas, identifying potential implementation challenges, and dissemination. 

Members

Each specialty-specific Teaching and Learning Committee should have at least 3 members. Members should include a mix of faculty and residents from multiple programs and from diverse program types. Delegates are accepted. 

Meeting Frequency

Specialty-specific Subcommittees: to be determined by members

Initial Kick-off Meeting: Wednesday, March 24th 4pm eastern 

Check-in meeting: Wednesday, May 26th 4pm eastern

At-Large Member

Purpose

Full group members range from individuals from sites interested in participating, to those who want to stay up-to-date, to those leading committees. By being an At-Large Member you will receive general status updates for the Pilot including official start dates, summary of change ideas, index procedures, tips for SIMPL engagement, and more. 

Members

All individuals interested in and participating in the 2021 SIMPL CBME Pilot. This group includes all committee members.

Meeting Frequency

Next at-large/full group meeting: Wednesday, June 2nd at 4pm eastern

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