Upcoming SIG Events at SCA 2020 Annual Meeting

Friday, April 17

  • Social Hour – 7-9 pm

Saturday, April 18

  • PDMP Presentations – Time TBD

Sunday, April 19

  • WICTA Business Meeting – 3-4:30 pm
  • WICTA Dinner – Time TBD

Special Interest Group Announcements 


Click Here for the latest WICTA SIG Newsletter. 


WICTA Scholarship Program Documents 

Application Form 

Dr. Karen Souter Coaching Information 

SIG Description: 

The mission of the SCA Women in Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Special Interest Group (SCA WICTA SIG) is to ensure excellence in quality of patient care through promoting a diverse, inclusive and equitable professional community in our specialty.


SIG Leadership: 

Chair - Daryl Oakes, MD

Vice-Chair - Emily Methangkool, MD MPH

Communications Liaison - Kelly Ural, MD

Awards and Scholarship Liaison - Renata Ferreira, MD

Research Liaison – Lisa Qia Rong, MD

Professional Development Liaison - Maya Hastie, MD

Members at Large – Tara Humphrey, DO; Lavinia Kolarczyk, MD


Advisory Board:

Dalia Banks, MD

Nancy Nussmeier, MD

Michael Eaton, MD

Stan Shernan, MD

Kathy Glas, MD

Sasha Shillcutt, MD

Burkhard Mackensen, MD

Linda Shore-Lesserson, MD

Danny Muehlschlegel, MD PhD

Madhav Swaminathan, MD


Interested in joining? Email operations@scahq.org. Participation is open to all SCA members.