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SCOAP’s Advisory Board is composed of surgeons in active practice and representatives of key stakeholders, including professional associations, health plans, enrollees, government and health services researchers.

The SCOAP Advisory Board provides:

  • leadership and strategic planning for SCOAP activities,
  • identification of SCOAP’s goals, objectives, and methods,
  • guidance and coordination for its subcommittees,
  • direction for the development of products such as reports and presentations
  • advocacy for SCOAP to surgeons, hospitals, purchasers and the community


Advisory Board Member Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Represent the hospital(s) or organization(s) with which they are affiliated
  • Attend SCOAP Annual Meeting, as well as regional and site meetings
  • Attend at least 50% of the advisory board meetings, either by phone or in person (Lack of participation at this level will be reviewed by the Executive Committee, with considerationof evidence of other active involvement in SCOAP)
  • Voting members-vote on all issues, either at the meetings or by email
  • Serve on sub-committees as needed