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Joanne Baerg, MD
Associate Professor, Surgery
School of Medicine
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
School of Medicine
Service    Society Memberships (professional)
  • American Pediatric Surgery Association-Simulation Education  Committee   -Completed needs assessment survey                                                             -Development of new national simulation curriculum for pediatric surgeons available through the APSA website. ( 11/2011 - 11/2014 )
     
  • American Academy of Pediatrics-Member of Surgical Section ( 1/2009 - 11/2014 )
     
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons: Regular Member ( 1/2003 - 11/2014 )
    Regular Member
  • Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons ( 1/1999 - 11/2014 )
    Regular Member
  • Children’s Oncology Group Representative ( 2/2009 - 6/2014 )
     
  • American Pediatric Surgery Association ( 1/2004 - 6/2014 )
    Regular Member
  • International Pediatric Endosurgery Group ( 1/2003 - 6/2014 )
    Regular Member
  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada ( 1/1998 - 6/2014 )
    Regular Member
  Committee Membership (LLU)
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Morbidity and Mortality ( 1/2007 - 11/2014 )
     
  • Pediatric Trauma QI - 1 hour each month ( 3/2001 - 11/2014 )
     
  • Surgical QI - 1 hour each month ( 3/2001 - 6/2014 )
     
  • Pediatric Tumor Board - Pediatric Tumor Board - 2 hours/week. ( 3/2001 - 6/2014 )
     
  • Surgery Grand Rounds / Morbidity & Mortality - Surgery Grand Rounds and Morbidity & Mortality Conf - 2 hours/week. ( 3/2001 - 6/2014 )
     
  • Neonatal Discussion Meeting - Meeting to discuss neonatal patient care - 1 hour/week with neonatologists. ( 3/2001 - 6/2014 )
     
  • Gastroenterology Journal Club - Gastroenterology Journal Club - 1 hour/month. ( 3/2001 - 6/2014 )
     
  • Residency Review Committee- meets once each month. Associate program director. See below. ( 3/2014 )
  • Cancer Committee Pediatric Surgery Representative. ( 3/2003 - 3/2014 )
  • Clinical Pathway Committee- Primary Author  Clinical Pathway for Early Appendicitis ( 1/2010 - 1/2012 )
     
  • Neonatology Journal Club ( 7/2004 - 1/2006 )
  Committee Membership (non-LLU)
  •    International Pediatric Endosurgery Group Research Committee- 05/2010 – 11/2014
    planning multi-center studies in areas of interest to laparoscopic pediatric surgeons.  Reviewing IPEG grant applications
    ( 3/2014 )
  • American Pediatric Surgery Education Committee: 

    2011-present   Member,  American Pediatric Surgery Association Education Committee and Simulation Subcommittee.. Writing materials for family education website, reviewing MOC questions, performed a national
    simulation needs assessment for the committee.

               

    ( 3/2011 - 3/2014 )
  Accreditation Support -- LLU
  • Acute Care Pediatrics Committee ( 3/2009 - 11/2014 )
     
  • Acute Care Pediatrics Committee- Primary Author:  Clinical Pathway  Management of  Pleural Effusion and Empyema in Children (completedand implemented)  a quality improvement project.

    ( 3/2013 - 3/2014 )
  Accreditation Visits
  • Residency Review Committee (monthly)  Associate Program Director- Participate in interviews, site visit, simulation education program ( 9/2010 - 11/2014 )