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|2020 Speaker Request for Proposal|
OverviewThe Association of Academic Surgical Administrators (AASA) seeks proposals for educational content to AASA members. This request for proposals (RFP) is issued by the Education Chair on behalf of AASA Board of Directors and Membership.
BackgroundThe AASA mission is to cultivate a thriving community of successful academic surgical leaders by inspiring members to contribute, learn and network. AASA members represent 103 Academic Medical Centers with a current membership at 290. Member roles include but are not limited to surgical department vice chair of administration and finance, section administrator, hospital leadership, ambulatory leadership, and leader in research/education. Based upon member feedback and strategic planning priorities the AASA Board of Directors have charged the Education Chair to identify and implement additional training opportunities to both further our mission and meet member needs.
|Surgical Department Reorganization
New Surgical Chair Orientation/Transition
Achieving Financial Stability
Patient Access Strategies
Patient Satisfaction Strategies
Admin Staff Development/Succession Planning
Community Outreach/Community Practice Development
|Operations: Operating Room/Clinic
Professional Services Coding/Billing
Healthcare Policy/Industry Trend Update
Surgical Education Update
Surgical Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Use
Development/Grateful Patient Giving
Proposals focused on the aforementioned themes will be more strongly considered than those that do not.
The AASA Education Committee will review all submitted proposals. Each proposal will be reviewed carefully for the following:
Proposals for presentations at the AASA Annual Conference are due by the close of business on August 7, 2020. Proposals received after this date and incomplete proposals will not be considered. AASA will acknowledge receipt of submitted proposals via email. Speakers that are selected for the 33rd AASA Annual Conference will be notified no later than August 21, 2020.
Poster abstract submissions for the AASA Annual Conference will be accepted between June 26 and August 7, 2020. New this year- abstracts will be submitted electronically as outlined below.
Proposals for presentations at the AASA Midyear Retreats are not currently being accepted. The deadline for submissions to the Spring and Summer Retreats will be announced soon. For Presentations that are selected for the AASA Midyear Retreats will be notified no later than one month prior to Midyear Retreat date.
Proposals for AASA Webinar presentations and Cutting Edge Articles are accepted year-round. AASA will acknowledge receipt of submitted proposals via email.
Proposals for the Professional Training Services are due May 15, 2020, Questions will be accepted April 10th and only through May 15th. Responses to questions will be provided by May 29, 2020. The Pre-Conference Education Committee will arrange conference calls with vendors to discuss RFPs no later than June 5, 2020. Complete details on how to submit and on the timeline are available online here.
Proposals received after deadlines, where applicable, and incomplete proposals may not be considered.
Please complete the form below to be considered to present at future AASA Educational offerings. Please note: Questions that are underlined provide criteria for the submission, hover over the underlined text to learn more; Questions with an * are required.