SCA/STS Database Sub-Committee
STRATEGIC PLAN GOAL: RESEARCH
SCA will be regarded as a key supporter and promoter of research related to cardiovascular and thoracic disease.
The mission of the sub-committee is for SCA and STS to partner together on new opportunities in areas of national anesthesia related outcomes, trends in anesthetic and intraoperative managements, and database-related developments in quality measurements and performance improvement for database participants, SCA members, and the specialty.
The purpose of the sub-committee is to foster the partnership with STS through:
- Overseeing the process of recruiting new participating centers.
- Maintaining collaboration with current participating centers to address any related questions about the individual data elements, the collection process, and reports/
- Reviewing existing and proposing new variables for inclusion in the STS National Database.
- Facilitating the proposal and conduct of research studies and quality improvement initiatives based on the Adult Cardiac Surgery Anesthesia Section and the complementary ACSD.
The sub-committee reports to the Quality & Safety Leadership Committee.
The sub-committee meets at least once per year.
The sub-committee is composed of the Chair, Vice-Chair, Parent Committee (QSL) Chair, and up to eleven other members. A Board Liaison may be appointed at the discretion of the President.
Sub-committee members serve for a term of two years.
|Full Name||Institution||Committee Title||Term Ends|
|Miklos D. Kertai, MD PhD||Vanderbilt||Chair||April, 2022|
|Mark A. Taylor, MD FASE||Cleveland Clinic||Vice-Chair||April, 2022|
|Bruce A. Bollen, MD||Missoula Anesthesiology/International Heart Institute of Montana||Parent Committee Chair||April, 2021|
|James (Jake) Abernathy, MD MPH FAHA FASE||Johns Hopkins University||Board Liaison||April, 2021|
|Ryan Lauer, MD||Loma Linda University Medical Center||Member||April, 2022|
|Nancy A. Nussmeier, MD||Member||April, 2022|
|Laurent G. Glance, MD||University of Rochester School of Medicine||Member||April, 2022|
|Jose Mauricio Del Rio, MD||Duke University Medical Center||Member||April, 2022|
|Joseph Petty||Member||April, 2022|
|G. Burkhard Mackensen, MD PhD FASE||University of Washington||Member||April, 2022|
|David F. Vener, MD||Texas Children’s Hospital||Member||April, 2022|