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Members & Governance

Steering Group

Purpose

The Steering Group’s purpose is to provide advice and guidance for growing and developing the Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) North American Community (G-I-N/NA).

Role

  • Guide the strategic development of the G-I-N North American Community
  • Identify and prioritise topics or projects that, based on the best available knowledge, could enhance regional guideline development, adaptation, dissemination, or implementation and performance measurement
  • Ensure synergy and communication between the G-I-N International, North American and other regional communities
  • Advise on future directions for growing and strengthening the Community

Membership

Individuals can volunteer or be nominated for a position on the G-I-N/NA Steering Group if they are (a) an individual or organisational member of G-I-N and (b) have experience, knowledge and interest in guideline-related activities. Membership will include representation from the G-I-N Board, G-I-N North American Community (Canada, United States, and Mexico), consumers and public, and key partnering organisations. Appointments are for 2 years, renewable once.

Process

The Steering Group meets via teleconference at least twice a year, with ongoing e-mail contact for issues arising in the interim. An in-person Steering Group meeting occurs at the annual G-I-N Conference.

Composition

The Steering Group currently consists of the following members:

NameDetailsEmail address

Thomas S. D. Getchius

Chair

 Thomas Getchius

Director of Clinical Practice

American Academy of Neurology

Minneapolis, MN USA

TGetchius@aan.com

Melissa Brouwers, PhD

Chair Elect

Melissa Brouwers

Professor and Health Services co-Lead, Department of Oncology and

Affiliate Member, Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University

Deputy Director and Scientist, Escarpment Cancer Research Institute

Scientific Director, Program in Evidence-based Care, Cancer Care Ontario

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

mbrouwer@mcmaster.ca

Sandra Zelman Lewis, PhD

Past Chair

Lewis Sandra Zelman

President, EBQ Consulting

Chief Guidelines Officer, Doctor Evidence, Northbrook, IL USA

Marguerite Koster, MA, MFT

Marguerite Koster

Practice Leader, Technology Assessment & Guidelines Unit

Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) Services Unit

Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA USA

Marguerite.A.Koster@kp.org

Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH (Emeritus)

Rich Rosenfeld

 

Professor and Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Brooklyn, New York, USA

richrosenfeld@msn.com

Anne Lyddiatt

Anne Lyddiatt

Patient Partner Program, National Trainer

SPOR, National Steering Group

Ingersoll, ON, Canada

 

lyddiatt@lyddiatt.ca

Anna Gagliardi, PhD

Anna Gagliardi

Scientist

Toronto General Hospital Research Unit

University Health Network

Toronto, ON, Canada
agagliar@uhnresearch.ca

José Luis Mayorga Butrón, MD, MSc

Jose Luis Mayorga

Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery Department & Associate Professor Pediatric Otolaryngology, 

National Institute of Pediatrics & National University of Mexico

Coordinator of the Evidence Based Medicine Committee, Mexican Society of Otolaryngology & HNS

jose.luis.mayorga@oidosnarizygarganta.com.mx

Holger Schünemann, MD, MSc, PhD

Holger Schünemann

G-I-N Board of Trustees

Professor and Chair, Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics

McMaster Univ. Health Sciences Centre

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

schuneh@mcmaster.ca

Peter Wyer, MD

Peter Wyer

Associate Cinical Professor of Medicine, Columbia, Presbyterian

Chair, Section on Evidence Based Healthcare, New York Academy of Medicine

New York, NY, USA

pwyer@att.net

Eddy Lang, MDCM, CCFP (EM), CSPQ

Eddy Lang

Academic and Clinical Department Head, Emergency Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine

Alberta Health Services, Calgary Zone
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

eddy.lang@ahs.ca

Mary P Nix, MS, PMP

Mary Nix

Health Scientist Administrator

Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Rockville, MD, USA

Mary.Nix@ahrq.hhs.gov

Vivian H Coates, MBA

Vivian Coates

Vice President

Information Services and Health Technology Assessment

ECRI Institute

Plymouth Meeting, PA, USA

vcoates@ecri.org

Amir Qaseem

Amir Qaseem

Director of the Department of Clinical Policy at the American College of Physicians (ACP), US

aqaseem@mail.acponline.org

 

 

 
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