Portfolios and Committees

Education Portfolio

Academic Liaison Committee

  • Liaise with HOD’s, trainees, RCOG (SA), support COG (SA)
  • Funding for research, education, training

CHAIR:
Prof Mushi Matjila

EC MEMBER :
Dr Haynes Van Der Merwe

MEMBERS:
Prof Hennie Botha; Dr D Armatas; Dr A Wise

Academic Meetings Committee

  • Coordinate regional, national & daughter society meetings.
  • Liaise with organizing committees

CHAIR:
Dr Clayton Grieve

EC MEMBER:

Dr Conrad Mashiloane

MEMBERS:

Dr V Thomas; Chair LOC of congress

Clinical Care Portfolio

Gynaecology Committee

  • BetterGYN
  • Guidelines & protocols
  • Programmes (GynaeCare)
  • Public sector healthcare priorities

CHAIR/EC Member:
Prof Greta Dreyer

MEMBERS:
Prof Zeehla Abdool; Dr Danie Botha

Obstetrics Committee

  • BetterGYN
  • Guidelines & protocols
  • Programmes (GynaeCare)
  • Public sector healthcare priorities

CHAIR/EC MEMBER
Dr Johannes Van Waart

EC MEMBER:

Prof P Soma-Pillay

MEMBERS:
 Dr Miems Kleynhans; Dr S Naidu; Prof Lut Geerts

Membership and Communication Portfolio

Membership and nominations Committee

  • Membership lists; member wellness
  • Branch development and elections
  • Nominations for awards

CHAIR:
Dr A Lukhaimane

EC MEMBER :
Prof Priya Soma-Pillay

MEMBERS:
Dr Conrad Mashiloane; Dr M Van Der Schyff; Dr J Titus

Professional Relations Committee

  • National representation of SASOG at relevant forums
  • International representation of SASOG members
  • Interaction with daughter and subspecialty societies
  • Interaction with NDoH & HPCSA

CHAIR:
Prof P Soma-Pillay

EXCO MEMBER RESPONSIBLE:
Prof G Dreyer

MEMBERS:
Dr Malikha Van Der Schyff; Dr J Strydom; Dr Joe Titus; Dr S Heylen

Communication Committee

  • Communication with members
  • Including website, e-mail, news and app
  • Communication with media
  • Liaison committee chairs

CHAIR:
Dr H Van Der Merwe

EC MEMBER :
Dr J Van Waart

MEMBERS:
Dr J Strydom; Dr J Ndhlovu; Prof P Soma-Pillay

Society Administration Porfolio

Documents Committee

  • Record keeping, history project and archive
  • Review of constitution
  • Reviews new documents and publications
  • IP rights, COI

CHAIR:
Dr J Ndhlovu

EXCO MEMBER RESPONSIBLE:
Dr M Van Der Schyff

MEMBERS:
Prof Mushi Matjila; Prof Ed Coetzee; Dr C Grieve; Prof B Goolab

Finances Committee

  • Financials, accounting, payments
  • Management of investments
  • Budget, Sponsorships

CHAIR/EC MEMBER:
Dr R Gangaram

MEMBERS:
Dr Johannes Van Waart; Dr H Van Der Merwe

Practice and Governance Portfolio

Private Practice Committee

  • Negotiation with healthcare funders, hospital groups
  • Coding with SAMA and HM and Subspecialty Societies
  • Oversight role and collaborate with GMG
  • Practice management training

CHAIR/EC MEMBER:
Dr M Kleynhans

EC MEMBER:

Prof G Dreyer

MEMBERS:
Dr B Jacobs; Dr A Lukhaimane; Dr JP Du Buisson; Dr R Gangaram

Medico-Legal Committee

  • Negotiate with indemnity insurers with GMG
  • Clinical care complaints and potential litigatio
  • Expert opinion panels, referral to alternative dispute resolution (EOP)

CHAIR:
Prof Leon Snyman

EC MEMBER :
Dr H Van Der Merwe

MEMBERS:
Dr Conrad Mashiloane; Prof Ismail Bhorat; Prof B Goolab

Peer Review Committee

 

  • Peer and ethics review when needed

CHAIR:
Prof B Goolab

EC MEMBER:
Dr R Gangaram

MEMBERS:
Dr A Wise; Prof L Snyman; Dr B Jacobs