NEUROPROTECTION 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 develop and recommend cerebral protection guidelines to assist perioperative physicians (cardiac anesthesiologists, cardiac surgeons, cardiologists).
The purpose of this sub-committee is to summarize cerebral protection literature and distill the multiple existing practice guidelines.
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.
Frederick Lombard, MD – Chair
Wanda M. Popescu, MD – Parent Committee Chair
Hilary Grocott, MD – SCA Board Liaison
- Karsten Bartels, MD
- Gudrun Kunst, MD
- Craig Lilie, MD
- Burkhard Mackensen, MD
- Eric Simon, MD
- Hamdy ElSayed Awad, MD