ETHICS COMMITTEE DESCRIPTION & ROSTER

STRATEGIC PLAN
To be the globally recognized leader in cardiovascular and thoracic anesthesiology and perioperative care.

MISSION
The Ethics Committee monitors and evaluates evolving ethical issues and offers recommendations concerning those issues to the SCA Board of Directors.

PURPOSE
The committee assesses and enhances the ethical behavior of the Society and its members. Specific duties include to respond to inquiries regarding ethical issues; develop and review SCA policies regarding ethical issues or behavior for the Officers and/or Board of Directors; review the scientific program committees and SCA CME activities for disclosure of conflicts of interest as directed by the Board and CME committee; and review and resolve complaints made against members, and other mandates as directed the Board of Directors or Officers of the SCA.

PARENT COMMITTEE
The committee reports to the Board of Directors.

MEETING
The committee meets at least once per year.

COMPOSITION
The committee is composed of the 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
Charles A. Napolitano, MD, PhD- Chair
Linda Shore-Lesserson, MD – SCA Board Liaison

  • Nazish Hashmi, MD
  • Timothy Maus, MD
  • Michael Nurok, MD
  • Susan Sankova, MD
  • Dana Settles, MD
  • Agnieszka Trzcinka, MD