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Members Present:  Mary Hennings, Jay Spitulnik, Danny Sands, Mary Quilty (briefly), Eric Bersh, Liz Boehm, Brenda Merriweather, Dan Halpern-Ruder, John Grohol

Guests/Ex Officio: None

Welcome: Mary H

Goodbye to Mary Quilty: Resolution: Vote

  • Eric motions/Danny seconds. Resolution approved unanimously

Minutes from last meeting: Vote

  • Approval unanimious

Next meeting

  • Scheduled for April 25. Mary away from May 1 – 14

Foundation team draft approach: Discussion

  • Review of recommendations.
    • Dan H-R PM Index (national) PCORI might be interested in this
    • Dan H-R says we need to go beyond PAM score
    • Cost and funding possibilities are critical – need Board input
    • Dan H-R – need to understand statistics around survey. Mary adds is the survey worded clearly?
    • Dan would like an open letter to membership asking for their help (Eric agrees). He would like to develop a consultancy, but knows it’s a daunting task
    • Liz – need to show our project has value which will lead us to partnerships who can provide funding
    • Mary – does anybody see this another way?
    • Brenda – are we using a Press Ganey survey? ( Who do we give the survey to?  Likes the idea.  Liz responds – SPM does the survey.  Need to decide who our flagship partners are
    • Jay – have we clearly defined the question we are asking? Liz elaborates.  Need to start with a position paper.  What is it that we know we can do to bring together and unify the ideas we gleaned from interviews
    • Danny – we can capitalize on our abilities as convenors. We can bring together the frameworks from our interviews and use that to give us direction

 Adjourned at  7:05 p.m. EDT.  Next meeting: April 25, 2024, 6:00 – 7:00 pm ET

Respectfully submitted,

Eric N Bersh, SPM Board Secretary