BLOOD MANAGEMENT SUB-COMMITTEE DESCRIPTION & ROSTER

STRATEGIC PLAN GOAL: LEADERSHIP
SCA will be a recognized resource for healthcare providers engaged in the care of patients undergoing cardiovascular and thoracic procedures.

MISSION
To enhance the care of cardiovascular surgical patients by creating recommendations for best practices and to disseminate such recommendations, via education and communication.  To distill and disseminate the multiple guidelines that exist in the area of blood management and conservation.  To create a series of succinct guideline advisories to be published and presented to the cardiac surgical community via educational techniques. 

PURPOSE
he purpose is to help perioperative physicians implement established guidelines in the area of blood conservation.

Specific duties include:

  1. To summarize and distill existing guidelines and recommendations.
  2. To create an easy to follow/understand document with key points for physicians to follow.
  3. To identify metrics to measure improvements in blood conservation strategies.
  4. To create an accessible “living document” summarizing the most current guidelines and recommendations.

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 Committee (QSL) Chair, Parent Sub-Committee (CPI) Chair, an EACTA liaison, 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 for any number of terms, but not more than three terms consecutively.

2021-2022 COMMITTEE ROSTER

Jacob Raphael, MD – Chair
Renata Ferreira, MD – Vice-Chair
Bruce A. Bollen, MD – Parent Committee Chair
Wanda M. Popescu, MD – Parent Sub-Committee Chair
Kenichi Tanaka, MD – SCA Board Liaison

Mohammed Abdalla, MD
Mohammed Iqbal Ahmed, MBBS FRCA FAAP
Jain Ankit, MD
Daniel Bolliger, MD – EACTAIC Liaison
Ashley Budd, MD
David Carroll, MD
Brian Changho Cho, MD
Eric Fried, MD
Kamrouz Ghadimi, MD
Philip E. Greilich, MD
Reney Henderson, MD
Ravi Vivekanand Joshi, MD

John Klick, MD
Allan Klompas, MBBCh
Jenny Kwak, MD
Linda Shore-Lesserson, MD FAHA FASE
Jerrold H Levy, MD FAHA FCCM
Ying Hui Low, MD
Yasmin Maisonave, MD
Kiriko Masuno, MD
John McNeil
Renato Pacis, MD
Seth Perelman, MD FASA
George Semien, MD
Mark M. Smith, MD
Sudhakar Subramani, MD
Kelly Ural, MD
Hong Wang, MD
Andrew L. Wilkey, MD