Evidence Analysis Committee


Develop systematic reviews under the direction of the Standards Division.


  1. Comply with the strategic plan as adopted by the SIS Board of Directors and ensure that the organization-wide goals of integrity and promotion of best evidence are considered in all activities.
  2. In collaboration with the Appropriate Use Criteria Committee, develop systematic reviews to serve as the basis for AUC development.
  3. In conjunction with the Standards Division, selectively review and provide commentary on relevant external practice guidelines.
  4. Perform expedited systematic reviews to assist the Health Policy Division with addressing coverage issues.
  5. Publish systematic reviews.


    Clark C. Smith, MD, MPH - Chair    
    Byron J. Schneider, MD - Vice Chair    
    Joseph Amos, MD Johan Hambraeus, MD
    Matthew Michaels, MD
    Arsenio Avila, MD R. Sterling Haring, DO
    Adrian Popescu, MD
    Ramesh Bathina, MD Jessica Jameson, MD
    George Rappard, MD
    Brian Boies, MD
    Anand Joshi, MD
    Nathaniel M. Schuster, MD
    David Cheng, MD
    Steve Lobel, MD
    Marc Valley, MD
    Robert Chow, MD
    Marc Maes, MD
    To-Nhu Vu, MD
    Reza Ehsanian, MD, PhD
    Kevin Martinez, MD
    Zirong Zhao, MD, PhD, FACP
    Jatinder Gill, MD
    Ryan Mattie, MD

    Alan Gonzalez-Cota, MD
    Michael McKenna, MD


Belinda Duszynski
Senior Director of Policy and Practice

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