ECHO WEEK PROGRAM PLANNING COMMITTEE DESCRIPTION & ROSTER

STRATEGIC PLAN GOAL: EDUCATION
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 Echo Week Program Planning Committee maintains the quality of the scientific content of the Echo Week meeting and ensures consistency, continuity, and balance in the programming.

PURPOSE
The committee develops a program for the Annual Comprehensive Echocardiography Meeting which includes a foundation of basic, fundamental echocardiographic principles primarily via enduring online content and in person series of lectures and workshops which focus on the utility of echocardiography and its impact on multidisciplinary perioperative decision-making.

PARENT COMMITTEE
The committee reports to the Continuing Medical Education (CME) Committee.

MEETING
The committee meets at least twice per year.

COMPOSITION
The committee is composed of the two Co-Program Directors, Parent Committee Chair, Board liaison, and members-at-large.

TERM
Members may serve a maximum of two consecutive terms unless presidential approval is granted for a third.

2023-2024 ROSTER
Alina Nicoara, MD – Co-Program Director
Charles B. Nyman, MBBCh – Co-Program Director
Amanda A. Fox, MD – Parent Committee Chair/Board Liaison

  • Kiran Belani, MD
  • Nelson Burbano-Vera, MD
  • Jared W. Feinman, MD
  • Robert Feng, MD
  • Samhati Mondal, MD
  • Ingrid Moreno-Duarte, MD
  • Candice Morrissey, MD
  • Angela Pollak, MD
  • Ellen Richter, MD
  • Aidan Sharkey, MD
  • Richard Sheu, MD