ENHANCED RECOVERY AFTER THORACIC SURGERY (ERATS) WORKING GROUP 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 working group is to help guide the successful establishment of Enhanced Recovery after Thoracic Surgery programs.

PURPOSE
The purpose of this working group is to produce 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 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 Sub-Committee (CPI) Chair, Parent Committee (QSL) Chair, and other SCA members and STS members. A Board Liaison may be appointed at the discretion of the President.

TERM
Working group members serve for a term of two years.

2021-2022 WORKING GROUP ROSTER

Emily G Teeter, MD – Chair
Bruce A. Bollen, MD – Parent Committee Chair
Wanda M. Popescu, MD – Parent Sub-Committee Chair

Sin Yeong An, MD
Randal S. Blank, MD PhD
Joby Chandy, MD PhD
Camila Machado de Souza
Maurice Hogan, BAO BCh MB
Lavinia Kolarczyk, MD
Brent Luria, MD
William Mulvoy, MD
Pete Pelletier, MD
Bradford Smith, MD
Erin Sreshta, MD