ENHANCED RECOVERY AFTER THORACIC SURGERY (ERATS) 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.

MISSION
The mission of the sub-committee is to help guide the successful establishment of Enhanced Recovery after Thoracic Surgery programs.

PURPOSE
The purpose of this sub-committee is to collect and disseminate expert opinion on principles necessary to implement an Enhanced Recovery after Thoracic Surgery (ERATS) program across a wide range of practice settings, from community-based hospitals to large academic centers.

PARENT COMMITTEE
The sub-committee reports to the Clinical Practice Improvement Committee.

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

COMPOSITION
The sub-committee is composed of the Chair, 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.

2022-2023 ROSTER
Lavinia Kolarczyk, MD – Chair
Wanda M. Popescu, MD – Parent Committee Chair
Hilary Grocott, MD – SCA Board Liaison

  • David Amar, MD
  • Sin Yeong An, MD
  • Sherif I. Assaad, MD
  • Joshua B. Cohen, MD
  • Igor Izrailtyan, MD
  • Jacob C. Jackson, MD
  • Jared S. McKinnon, MD
  • Gian Paparcuri, MD
  • Seth Perelman, MD
  • Bradford B. Smith, MD
  • Emily Teeter, MD