UCA offers member several committees to select from and serve on based on your area of interest and expertise.  Terms are for three years and are renewable for one additional three-year term.  If you are interested in serving on a committee, please call us at (877) 698-2262.

UCA recognizes and celebrates individuals and organizations that make significant contributions to the urgent care industry or UCA itself or that contribute to humanitarian efforts, through their achievements, service, or innovations. This helps drive our member brand and increases public awareness of urgent care. The committee creates and oversees the process to select worthy award recipients from call for nominations to promotion of recipients. The current awards include Lifetime Membership, Outstanding Achievement, Advocacy, Community Service, Humanitarian, Rising Star and Quality and Safety.
Oversee development of marketing/communications plans, programs and policies (may require individual task forces) on Web site, social media, UCAccess electronic newsletter(s), public relations, UCA presence in JUCM, and general outreach. Assure that positions adopted by the BOD on public affairs and/or public awareness are presented clearly, consistently and persuasively. Help to monitor industry news and identify when there is a need for UCA to “take a stand” publicly.
The DOC is responsible for the review, oversight and cataloging of all UCA position statements, clinical practice guidelines, and evidence-based scientific statements. The DOC reviews existing UCA documents and guidelines for relevance and makes recommendations to the UCA BOD for necessary updates of existing documents, creation of new ones and endorsement of scientific statements developed by other organizations. This group works with the BOD to recommend response when request is made to comment on another organization’s policy/statements. Review UCA products for recommendation for BOD approval (e.g. Policy & Procedure; Benchmarking – may require individual review task forces). Review 3rd party documents/publications UCA is asked to co-promote. [Research] – Promote outcomes and industry measurement and management through collaborative efforts among centers, regions and states. Identify methods and tools used for outcomes assessment, industry, and patient care benchmarking and promote research activity related to urgent care.
To establish and update survey objectives, questions, data management, and reporting for the UCA Benchmarking Survey in order to assist members, urgent care industry, media, and other audiences in assessing the industry, managing the quality and scope of their centers, and developing profiles of the industry which may be used as industry benchmarks. Oversee and assess promotion and recruitment of participants and sales of survey outcomes.
To identify, develop, oversee, and evaluate activities and services that promote education for individuals and organizations working in urgent care. The Education Committee will identify and develop educational opportunities around issues of clinical and business concern to members. The Education Committee will strive to create content not able to be replicated in order to drive interest in UCA’s educational programs. Education Sub-committees will focus on programs, plans, and content for the UCA spring and fall conferences, webinars, online and other identified educational programs, including speakers, topics and courses.
The Online Education Sub-Committee is charged with the development & curating of online educational content for its members. Ensure that current content is meeting the needs of its key users, that navigation on the website is easy-to-follow, and that its pricing is appropriately established to generate continued value for its existing & new customers. The Online Education Sub-Committee will continually evaluate utilization of the UCA’s online educational content and provide recommendations to ensure a high-value experience for its members.
Proactively and responsively facilitate appropriate legislative, regulatory and reimbursement advocacy for urgent care. Establish a network of professionals to monitor the activities of and exchange information with those involved in making decisions about public and private funding and regulatory issues for urgent care-related health care at both the national and state levels. Facilitate, review, and oversee advocacy for urgent care in the private and public sector. The UCA leadership and members of the Health and Public Policy Committee are working to educate Congress and other key health care policymakers and stakeholders on the urgent care industry by continuing to update and implement an advocacy agenda to increase awareness about the role urgent care centers in rapidly evolving health care systems.
Establish policies, programs, and procedures and oversee the implementation of member recruitment and retention. Monitor UCA membership targets outlined in the strategic plan. Coordinate and foster relationships with state or regional expansion/chapters. Make recommendations concerning membership dues and serve the Association as a sounding board on membership. Advise and support activities related to delivering the member value proposition as driven by the UCA mission, vision and values statements and the strategic plan.
Establish annual goals for corporate and other non-dues, non-registration revenue. Work with staff to identify, qualify and develop strategy for and solicitation of exhibitors, advertisers, sponsors, grantors or other funders. Coordinate Exhibitor Advisory Council. Identify, coordinate, and collaborate with national/international professional organizations and agencies with similar/complimentary interests (e.g. AAFP, ACEP, ACP).






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