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Education & Meeting

Education & Meeting

Charge

To provide the overall direction, guidance, and coordination for the spectrum of educational activities of the ICRS.

Members

The committee shall consist of at least 6 members and not more than 10.

Responsibilities

Generate and maintain an agenda and budget with dates for coming meetings in collaboration with the executive director. This should include a one, three and 5-year plan. The committee should suggest program chair and program members, not only coming from their own committee, but they should work together with the local groups to produce effective meetings. The committee should work to maintain and develop existing meetings: surgical skills courses, laboratory skills courses, world series meetings, ICRS National Clubs meetings. The committee should work to develop new meeting types: cartilage Imaging skills meeting, cartilage histology skills meeting, biological meeting. They should work to advance dissemination of education in cartilage sciences by providing information in new developments in cartilage science by informing the communication committee continuously. The committee should work together with the communication committee to make education on cartilage science easy to find via web, newsletter and other forms of communication for the members. The committee will provide the Society journal CARTILAGE with educational supplements at certain time intervals. The committee should address the acquisition and maintenance of competence across the continuum of lifelong learning. The committee is also responsible for evaluation of the educational programs and labs performed at meetings of the Society and implementation of changes using a comprehensive program of continuous quality improvement.

Election and Term of Appointment

The committee members and Chair will be elected and serve as delineated in section 10.

Education & Meetings Committee 2016-2018

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