Medical Issues Committee

Chair: Lisa Wichterman, Minnesota Workers' Compensation Division

Vice Chair: Patti Vaughn, Idaho Industrial Commission 

The Medical Issues Committee exists to identify problems, challenges, and innovative approaches in the fields of occupational health medicine, disability, and rehabilitation; develop implementation strategies, information, and technical resources; and provide inter-jurisdictional assistance to promote best medical and disability management practices.

Current Projects

  • Discussing opioids, alternative chronic pain management programs and therapies, telehealth, and other current medical issues

Committee Member Area

Official Committee members can continue to the Medical Issues Committee: Member Area for the online community, member directory, upcoming meeting information, and Committee materials.