As the Chief Guidelines Officer, Sandra Zelman Lewis oversees the development of all guideline-related projects, including the GROWTH initiatives and special projects, at Doctor Evidence, LLC. Before that, she directed the development and implementation of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and clinical statements at the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP). She also helped to establish the ACCP Quality Improvement Committee and related QI activities.
Dr. Lewis has published multiple articles on guideline methodology and presented her work in developing the living guidelines model, trustworthy consensus statements, conflict-of-interest policies, anti-tobacco advocacy, and other topics at conferences in the US, UK, the Netherlands, Romania, South Korea, Portugal, and on multiple webinars. She currently serves as the Chair of the Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) North America Community and on the planning committee for the Evidence-based Guidelines Affecting Policy, Practice, and Stakeholders (E-GAPPS II) Conference, which will be held March 20-21, 2017 at the New York Academy of Medicine. She has also reviewed grant applications for the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute, research protocols for the American Academy of Pediatrics Institutional Review Board, serves as per reviewer for several medical journals, and as a member of the Methods Committee of the Kidney Disease International Guidelines Organization.


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