Research Task ForceThe Research Committee is a cross-practice committee that oversees the Academy’s research functions. Specifically, the Task Force:
- Formulates guidelines, policies and rules for: the conduct of the Academy in engaging in research initiatives, including the process by which practice council-initiated and -directed public policy research initiatives will be proposed, and; the selection and approval process for research projects.
- Develops and oversees policies for practice councils with respect to mortality, morbidity and industry experience studies in conjunction with relevant research bodies to facilitate public policy application of those studies.
- Develops protocols for joint ventures with external research partners.
- Recommends annually appropriate budget requests for research initiatives, and provides oversight of the research budget.
Staff Liaison: Steve Jackson
Chairperson: Cathy Murphy-Barron