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.
The mission of the sub-committee is to help guide the successful establishment of Enhanced Recovery after Thoracic Surgery programs.
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.
The sub-committee reports to the Clinical Practice Improvement Committee.
The sub-committee meets at least once per year.
The sub-committee is composed of the Chair, Parent Committee Chair, Board liaison, and members-at-large.
Members may serve a maximum of two consecutive terms unless presidential approval is granted for a third.
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