Vertebral Fracture Recognition Course Committee

Charge: To advance the field of vertebral fracture assessment through high-quality, evidence based ISCD education targeting a wide range of audiences.

Specific Responsibilities:
1.    Meet quarterly to discuss updates/new research in field of Vertebral Fracture Assessment and their impact on relevant ISCD education and the ISCD network. 
2.    During the six-month period leading up to the delivery of any ISCD Vertebral Fracture Assessment course, meet monthly (or as often as necessary) to ensure course content is updated appropriately. Complete independent work on courses between meetings according to assignments given by course chair.
3.    Act as content experts for education projects adjunct to regular Vertebral Fracture Recognition course updates (i.e. modularized learning segments created for specific audiences), as assigned by course chair.
4.    Evaluate yearly the performance of US Vertebral Fracture recognition faculty and the quality of the program utilizing activity evaluations.
5.    Evaluate credentials of new faculty for courses offered internationally.
6.    Work with staff and the CME Committee to ensure that all pediatric course planning, implementation and documentation is compliant with ACCME guidelines.
7.    Actively review Vertebral Fracture Recognition education budget once a year in collaboration with ISCD Director of Education.

Committee Officers and Members

Dr. John T. Schousboe
Dr. John T. Schousboe, MD, PhD, CCD