Role of the Governance Committee:
- Review and modify the By-Laws as required, with final approval of all modifications by the IFEM Board.
- Act as an advisory group with respect to the direction of IFEM.
- Ensure that the IFEM Board, its Executive, and its national association members conduct all IFEM activity in harmony with the By-Laws.
Dr Cherri Hobgood | Chair
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Dr Cherri Hobgood is the Rolly McGrath Distinguished Professor and Chair of Emergency Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. She received her medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in 1989 and her clinical training in the UNC Emergency Medicine residency program. At the completion of her emergency medicine training, Dr Hobgood joined the faculty of UNC Department of Emergency Medicine under the leadership of Dr Judith Tintinalli. Throughout her career she has focused her research and educational efforts on designing effective, safe, patient-centered communication in the emergency department. Her educational content and interventions on communication topics such as death notification have been widely incorporated into interprofessional curricula throughout the world. She is the author of more than 100 peer reviewed contributions to the medical literature which have been published in a variety of books and academic journals.