Volunteer for a SASGOG Committee

Each SASGOG Committee has a different responsibility all aimed at helping the Society pursue its mission to enhance women’s health by supporting academic generalist physicians in all phases of their careers and to support education and scholarship, while fostering excellence in research.

Committee Members typically serve for 3 years. Members at all career levels are encouraged to volunteer for their preferred committees. Apply here.

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Communications Committee: The Communications Committee is responsible for determining how we communicate with our members, colleagues, and affiliated organizations. They also oversee and coordinate all communications both internally and externally to ensure messages are consistent, appropriate and align with the vision and mission of the organization.

Development Committee: The Development Committee is charged with determining guidelines for how development funds would be solicited, under what circumstances they would be solicited, and how these funds would be used going forward. The Development Committee identifies potential donors and connects them with worthy projects.

Finance Committee: The Finance Committee is responsible for managing the performance of the investment portfolio of the Society, consistent with the approved Investment Policy. The Committee works with staff to develop an annual budget to be submitted for approval by the Board of Directors.

Membership Committee: The Membership Committee will propose and implement initiatives to grow membership and retain current members (individual and institutional). Specific responsibilities include membership growth, current membership retention (through identification and communication of member benefits), membership types definition and dues collection.
Dues are collected from members based on an anniversary date, requiring a defined process to message and collect within an acceptable timeframe.

Mentorship Committee: The Mentorship Committee has three goals: incorporate mentorship topics in SASGOG Annual Meeting, -provide mentorship support and opportunities to SASGOG members through our yearly mentee/mentor pairing, engage diverse SASGOG members.

Nominating Committee: The Nominating Committee will seek appropriate candidates and submit a slate of at least one nominee for each vacant or elective office when necessary to the Secretary by January 1, of each election year.

Patient Safety & Quality Improvement Committee (PSQI): The PSQI Committee is charged with
1) Enriching metrics related to gynecologic surgery and obstetrics to define excellent care.

2) Creating valuable, new resources for providers seeking to implement improvements.

3) Providing opportunities for SASGOG members to pursue scholarly activity related to patient safety.

4) Enriching the Science of Patient Safety.

5) Positioning SASGOG as a valued patient safety resource for members, the Ob-Gyn community, and other stakeholders in medicine beyond our specialty.

Pearls – Publications Committee: The Pearls-Publication Committee is charged with overseeing the publication and revision of the Pearls documents, mentoring junior authors, and making editorial decisions. The Committee is also responsible for overseeing all SASGOG publication work, advising the Board on external publication opportunities, selecting editors for external publications and for participation in the selection of volunteers to work on academic task forces.

Program Committee: The Program Committee will propose and implement the Annual Meeting Program.

Research Committee: The Research Committee is responsible for developing and implementing SASGOG’s strategy to elevate research among academic specialists by improving access to collaborations, networks, funding, basic research skills, mentorship, publications and other outlets for dissemination.