INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE DESCRIPTION & ROSTER

STRATEGIC PLAN GOAL: EDUCATION
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
To support SCA’s outreach to the international community of cardiovascular anesthesiologists.

PURPOSE
The committee supports the Society’s international efforts.  Specific duties include:

  1. To recommend and assist in the implementation of policies and procedures to enhance international membership.
  2. To increase involvement of international members.
  3. To assist in the identification of international member needs to better serve them.
  4. To research and develop plans for further international expansion of the Society.

PARENT COMMITTEE
The committee reports to the CME Committee.

MEETING
The committee meets at least once per year.

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

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

2022-2023 INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE

Alexander Mittnacht, MD FASE – Chair/Board Liaison
Daniel T. Bainbridge, MD FRCPC – Vice-Chair
Andrew D. Shaw, MD – SCA Board Liaison

Hushan Ao, MD PhD
Shyamal Asher, MD
David Canty, MD
Rebecca Caragata, MD
Yee-Eot Chee, FANZCA MA MBBS
Joerg Ender, MD
Lilibeth Fermin, MD MBA
Raul Guillen, MD
Yunseok Jeon, MD
Sathappan Karuppiah, MD
Hong Liu, MD
Hendrick Maakamedi, MBChB DA
Anand R. Mehta, MD
Emad B. Mossad, MD
Palesa Motshabi, BSc, MBChB
Pablo Motta, MD

Koichiro Nandate, MD PhD
Caetano Nigro Neto, MD
Mathew Patteril, MD FCARCSI FRCA
Yong Gang Peng, MD PhD
Bronwyn Scarr, MD
Manfred D. Seeberger-Stucky, MD
Stanton Shernan, MD
Richard Sheu, MD FASE
Jochen Steppan, MD
Justiaan Swanevelder, FCA FRCA MBChB
Kei Togashi, MD
Adriaan Van Rensburg, MD
Nathaen S. Weitzel, MD
Kenji Yoshitani, MD