AAN COMMITTEES

Registry Committee

The Registry Committee oversees the design, implementation, management of the AAN’s Axon Registry®. The Committee will oversee the operations and technical aspects of the Axon Registry, measure selection and refinement, engaging members in participation, coordinating and guiding education associated with Axon Registry participation, and (from subcommittee) ensuring the quality of Axon Registry data (to subcommittee).

Chair: Lyell K. Jones, MD, FAAN

Vice-Chair: Joseph V. Fritz, PhD

Staff Liaison: Becky Schierman, MPH

JOB DESCRIPTION

Description

The Registry Committee oversees the design, implementation, management of the AAN’s Axon Registry®. The Committee will oversee the operations and technical aspects of the Axon Registry, measure selection and refinement, engaging members in participation, coordinating and guiding education associated with Axon Registry participation, and (from subcommittee) ensuring the quality of Axon Registry data (to subcommittee)

 Responsibilities

  • Attend at least three committee meetings each year, including potentially one at AAN Annual Meeting.
  • Participate in monthly Registry Committee phone calls.
  • Participate in the Registry Committee email listserv discussions, operational and technical decision making, as issues arise.
  • Contribute to the successful design, development, and launch of the registry. Meeting timelines and deadlines for deliverables (e.g., policies, measures, and feedback).
  • Copy AAN staff on all Committee-related correspondence.

 

Estimated time commitment

6-10 hours per month.

Committee Size

The Chair plus 14 members (15 total).

Committee Composition

Members will be diverse in practice setting and size, geographic location, EHR vendor use, subspecialty, etc. Common across members are an understanding of quality measurement and the value of quality improvement data. The Registry Committee will be comprised of 15 voting members, including a chair. Special consideration will be given to representation from the following existing AAN committees:

  • Practice Committee (Guidelines and Quality and Safety)
  • Medical Economics and Management Committee (Practice Management and Technology)
  • Science Committee
  • Education Committee