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.

MISSION
The mission of the sub-committee is to develop and recommend cerebral protection guidelines to assist perioperative physicians (cardiac anesthesiologists, cardiac surgeons, cardiologists).

PURPOSE
The purpose of this sub-committee is to summarize cerebral protection literature and distill the multiple existing practice guidelines.

PARENT COMMITTEE
The sub-committee reports to the Clinical Practice Improvement Committee.

MEETING
The sub-committee meets at least once per year.

COMPOSITION
The sub-committee is composed of the Chair, Parent Committee 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
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