SHS Committee List*

Students Community of Practice

Offers insights to students on healthcare industrial engineering careers including bios of members with successful careers, virtual webinars and mentoring programs. Guides the organization on activities and opportunities for student members.

Committee Email:
Chair: Christine Junod
Board Liaisons: Elizabeth Gentry

Early Career/Young Professional Community of Practice

Serves as a conduit to help student members transition to career professionals. Creates a networking opportunity including mentoring and webinars. Guides the organization on activities and opportunities for young professional and early career members.

Committee Email:
Chair: Muyun Li
Board Liaisons: Aaron Kane

Experienced Professional Community of Practice

Ensures effective processes related to the Diplomate program. Guides the organization on activities and opportunities for experienced professional members.

Committee Email:
Chair: Karl Kraebber 
Board Liaison: Tarun Mohan Lal

Academic Community of Practice

Connection between the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers Annual Conference and the Society for Health Systems. Supports members who work in academia with relation to publications, research, mentorship and student involvement.

Committee Email:
Chair: Evelyn Brown
Board Liaison: Jordan Peck

Communications Committee

Actively engages members and non-members through social media and other forms of communication. Manages the monthly newsletter, improves the organizational brand, and creates consistent messaging.

Committee Email:
Chair: Neal Moriconi  
Board Liaison: Todd Banks

Conference Committee

Plans and coordinates the annual Society for Health Systems Conference – Healthcare Systems Process Improvement (HSPI) Conference. HSPI is your source for the latest in operational and quality improvement tools, methods and concepts such as lean, Six Sigma, productivity, benchmarking, simulation and project management.

Committee Email: 
Chair: Darren Judkins
Board Liaison: Laura Silvoy

Education Committee

Supports the educational webinars focused on relevant and timely topics that are important to our members. Manages the Lean Coffee Events that connect Society for Health Systems members in local cities (i.e., Atlanta, Knoxville, Birmingham, etc.).

Committee Email:
Chair: Maurice Spann
Board Liaison: Jarvis Gray

Awards Committee

Organizes the recognition of prominent SHS members, including Diplomates, annual awards, conference recognition and competitions.

Committee Email: 
Chair: Cody Hall
Board Liaison: Lauren Cooper

Clinical Community of Practice 

Provides a home for clinicians and others interested in clinical practice with SHS. This community serves as a focal point for ensuring the perspective of clinicians is an integral part of the mission of SHS. 

Committee Email:  
Chair: Dean Athanassiades (ad-interim)
Board Liaison: Darrin Judkins

Advisory Board

Chair: James Rawson
Board Liaison: Mary Ellen Skeens