NEURO PROTECTION 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 develop and recommend cerebral protection guidelines to assist perioperative physicians (cardiac anesthesiologists, cardiac surgeons, cardiologists).

PURPOSE
The purpose of this working group is to summarize cerebral protection literature and distill the multiple existing practice guidelines.

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, an EACTA Liaison, and other Society 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

Frederick Lombard, MD – Chair
Bruce A. Bollen, MD – Parent Committee Chair
Wanda M. Popescu, MD – Parent Sub-Committee Chair
Hilary Grocott, MD, FASE, FRCPC – SCA Board Liaison

Hamdy ElSayed Awad, MD
Karsten Bartels, MD
Sarah Cotter, MD
Etienne J Couture, MD FRCPC

Eric Leiendecker, MD
Craig Lilie, MD
Eric Lineburger, MD, MSc, PhD
Jason Qu, MD
Eric Simon, MD
Pingping Song, MD
Louise Sun, MD SM FRCPC