Economic and Governmental Affairs Sub-Committee
STRATEGIC PLAN GOAL: MEMBER ENGAGEMENT
SCA membership will be desirable to all anesthesiologists practicing cardiovascular and thoracic anesthesiology and critical care medicine.
To monitor state and national policy actions to ensure that the Society‘s interests and objectives are adequately represented.
The purpose of the Economics and Governmental Affairs Sub-Committee is to address, advise, and educate the Board of Directors and membership on economic issues of importance to the field of cardiovascular anesthesiology. The Committee’s scope encompasses short and long-term issues associated with utilization of and coverage for billing codes used in cardiovascular anesthesiology, to the potential economic impact of public policy decisions on cardiovascular anesthesiology practice.
The sub-committee reports to the Member Engagement Committee.
The sub-committee meets at least once per year,
The sub-committee is composed of the Chair, Vice-Chair, Parent Committee (Member Engagement) Chair, and up to twelve other members. A Board Liaison may be appointed at the discretion of the President.
Sub-committee members serve for a term of two years for any number of terms, but not more than three terms consecutively.
|Full Name||Institution||Committee Title||Term Ends|
|Matthew Klopman, MD FASE||Emory University School of Medicine||Chair||April, 2021|
|Adam A. Dalia, MD MBA||Massachusetts General Hospital||Vice-Chair||April, 2021|
|Ludmil (Lou) Mitrev, MD||Cooper University Hospital||Parent Committee Chair||June, 2021|
|James Ramsay, MD||University of California, San Francisco||Board Liaison||April, 2021|
|Trevor Szymanski, MD||Henry Ford Health System||Member||April, 2021|
|Shahid Ali||Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Hospital||Member||April, 2021|
|Robert Morris||Temple University||Member||April, 2022|
|Nikhil Kumar||Weill Cornell Medical Center||Member||April, 2021|
|Michael Mantinan, MD||Vanderbilt University Medical Center||Member||April, 2021|
|Kenneth Elmassian, DO FASA||McLaren Greater Lansing||Member||April, 2021|
|Jan-Pablo Kollmar, MD||Brigham and Women’s Hospital||Member||April, 2021|
|Himani Bhatt, DO MPA FASE||Mount Sinai Hospital||Member||April, 2021|
|Gordon H. Morewood, MD||Temple University||Member||April, 2021|
|Donna Kucharski, MD, CPE, FASA||Allegheny Health Network||Member||April, 2021|
|David Norris, MD||Member||April, 2022|
|Allison Bechtel, MD||University of Virginia||Member||April, 2022|