ECONOMICS AND GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS SUB-COMMITTEE DESCRIPTION & ROSTER

STRATEGIC PLAN GOAL: MEMBER ENGAGEMENT
SCA membership will be desirable to all anesthesiologists practicing cardiovascular and thoracic anesthesiology and critical care medicine.

MISSION
To monitor state and national policy actions to ensure that the Society‘s interests and objectives are adequately represented.

PURPOSE
The purpose of the Economics and Governmental Affairs Sub-Committee is to address, advise, and educate the Board of Directors and membership on economic issues of importance to the field of cardiovascular anesthesiology.  The Committee’s scope encompasses short and long-term issues associated with utilization of and coverage for billing codes used in cardiovascular anesthesiology, to the potential economic impact of public policy decisions on cardiovascular anesthesiology practice.

PARENT COMMITTEE
The sub-committee reports to the Member Engagement Committee.

MEETING
The sub-committee meets at least once per year,

COMPOSITION
The sub-committee is composed of the Chair, Vice-Chair, Parent Committee (Member Engagement) Chair, and other Society members. A Board Liaison may be appointed at the discretion of the President.

TERM
Sub-committee members serve for a term of two years for any number of terms, but not more than three terms consecutively.

2021-2022 SUB-COMMITTEE ROSTER

Matthew Klopman, MD FASE – Chair
Adam A. Dalia, MD MBA – Vice-Chair
Gregory Kim, MD – Parent Committee Chair
Amanda A. Fox, MD – SCA Board Liaison

Shahid Ali
Allison Bechtel, MD
Nadim Choudhury, MD

Jan-Pablo Kollmar, MD
Donna Kucharski, MD, CPE, FASA
Michael Mantinan, MD
Jacob Brad Meers, MD
Gordon H. Morewood, MD
Robert Morris, MD
David Norris, MD
David Stombaugh, MD
Matthew Vanneman, MD