VISTA Program Committees

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee reports to the SVS Foundation Board and provides VISTA Program oversight and defines the short- and long-term strategic objectives, inclusive of deliverables, timelines and metrics for measuring success. Oversees and guides all subcommittees.

Chair: Jens Jorgensen, MD, DFSVS

Members: Peter Lawrence, MD, DFSVS; Joseph Hart, MD; Richard Lynn, MD; Jim Neupert; William Shutze, DFSVS; Marty Sylvain, Edith Tzeng, MD, DFSVS; Michael Conte, MD, DFSVS; David Armstrong, DPM, MD; Joe Mills, MD, DFSVS

Subcommitees

Strategic Planning Subcommittee
In concert with the Steering Committee, assists in defining the overall objectives for VISTA consisting of short- and long-term strategic plans inclusive of deliverables and timelines.  Create metrics for measuring success. 

Pilot Projects Subcommittee
Develop Pilot Projects Request for Proposals (RFP) including eligibility, criteria, and metrics for evaluation. Serve as review committee, recommending future pilot projects for implementation.

Education Materials/Resources Subcommittee
Ensure SVS and SVS Foundation patient educational materials and resources are relevant, current, and available for use.

Providing Clinical Care Feasibility Subcommittee
Define obstacles to providing clinical care and routes to solutions regarding licensing, credentialing, malpractice, and continuity of care to determine feasibility and timing of the next phase of the VISTA Program.