ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY (AKI) SUB-COMMITTEE 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.
The mission of the sub-committee is to discuss topics and solutions related to Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and provide evidence-based practice advisory for our members to promote the excellent perioperative care for patients undergoing cardiothoracic and vascular surgeries.
The purpose of this sub-committee is to increase awareness in Cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia/anesthesiologist as to the STS definition of acute kidney injury (AKI) and its prevalence; preoperative risk factors and possible modifiers of AKI; and potential pathways for the development of AKI, specifically in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
The sub-committee reports to the Clinical Practice Improvement Committee.
The sub-committee meets at least once per year.
The sub-committee is composed of the Chair, Parent Committee Chair, Board liaison, and members-at-large.
Members may serve a maximum of two consecutive terms unless presidential approval is granted for a third.
Hong Liu, MD – Chair
Wanda M. Popescu, MD – Parent Committee Chair
Andrew Shaw, MB – SCA Board Liaison
- Meena Bhatia, MD
- Fredrick Billings, MD
- Chris Cassara, MD
- Richa Dhawan, MD
- Lee Goeddel, MD
- Reney Henderson, MD
- Khuram Khan, MD
- Christos Koutentis, MD
- Alexander Zarbock, MD
- Shao Feng Zhou, MD