ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY (AKI) WORKING GROUP DESCRIPTION & ROSTER

STRATEGIC PLAN GOAL: RESEARCH
SCA will be a global leader in comprehensive professional development that promotes the provision of safe, high quality, cost -effective medical care for patients undergoing cardiovascular and thoracic procedures.

MISSION
The mission of the working group is to discuss topics and solutions related to Acute Kidney Injury.

PURPOSE
The purpose of this working group is to increase awareness in cardiac anesthesiologists and intensivists of:

  1. The STS definition of acute kidney injury (AKI) and its prevalence.
  2. Preoperative risk factors and possible modifiers of AKI.
  3. Potential pathways for the development of AKI, specifically in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.

PARENT COMMITTEE
The working group reports to the Clinical Practice Improvement Sub-Committee.

MEETING
The working group meets at least once per year.

COMPOSITION
The working group is composed of the Chair, Parent Sub-Committee (CPI) Chair, Parent Committee (QSL) Chair, and other Society members. A Board Liaison may be appointed at the discretion of the President.

TERM
Working group members serve for a term of two years.

2021-2022 COMMITTEE ROSTER

Hong Liu, MD – Chair
Bruce A. Bollen, MD – Parent Committee Chair
Wanda M. Popescu, MD – Parent Sub-Committee Chair
Amanda A. Fox, MD – SCA Board Liaison

Meena Bhatia, MD
Fredrick (Josh) Billings, MD
Amanda Fox, MD MPH
Mariya Geube, MD FASE
David McIlroy, MBBS
Andrew D. Shaw, MB FCCM FFICM FRCA
Linda Shore-Lesserson, MD FAHA FASE
Alexander Zarbock, MDShao Feng Zhou, MD