AOAMI Committee Structure

Executive Committee

The executive committee shall consist of the president, president-elect, secretary-treasurer, and the immediate past-president.

Membership Committee

The membership committee shall consist of a member of the Board of Trustees acting as chair and two (2) members, at large, from the active membership. The chair shall be appointed by the president. The committee shall meet by electronic means as necessary to accommodate membership applications. The membership committee shall bring forth the names of new members to the annual Board of Trustees meeting for approval.

Education Team

The education committee shall consist of a member of the Board of Trustees acting as chair and two (2) members, at large, from the active membership. The chair shall be appointed by the president. The committee shall meet, as needed, by electronic means for the purposes of developing and instituting an educational meeting to be held at the annual Academy meeting. Two members of the committee shall be granted compensation, if needed, to evaluate the venue of the meeting to assure adequate space available for said meeting. The committee shall endeavor to secure appropriate speakers in the field of medical informatics. The committee shall coordinate the educational program with the AOA Division of Continuing Medical Education to assure the Academy membership educational programs will be awarded appropriate CME credits.

Credentials Committee

The credentials committee shall consist of a member of the Board of Trustees acting as Chair and two (2) members, at large, from the active membership. The chair shall be appointed by the president. The committee shall meet at the Academy annual meeting for the purposes of evaluating the applicants for the awarding of a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ), Certificate of Special Qualification (CSQ), or Certification of Completion. The credentials committee shall develop and administer either a written examination, an oral examination, or other means of determining adequate understanding and skill in medical informatics.

The committee shall bring forth, to the Board of Trustees, those applicants having successfully met the criteria for CAQ or CSQ. Certificates of Completion shall be done for any member who attends an approved CME approved lecture, seminar or workshop. The committee shall cause said certificates of completion to be immediately available at the end of the program session. These certificates may be signed by the chair of the credentials committee by either actual signature or facsimile signature. CAQ and CSQ certificates shall be signed by the president's actual signature with seal affixed. CAQ and CSQ certificates shall be mailed to the applicant within sixty (60) days of approval.

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