Perioperative Ultrasound Course Planning Committee

Committee Description

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 Perioperative Ultrasound Course Program Planning Committee maintains the quality of the scientific content of the Perioperative Ultrasound Course and ensures consistency, continuity and balance in the programming.

The committee designs the overall program for the Ultrasound Course. Specific duties include:

  1. To review the content of the online portion of the course as provided by iTeachU.
  2. To determine the basic schedule for the course, working within the constraints of the facility and SCA’s budget.
  3. To identify and select the faculty for the course.
  4. To participate, as needed by staff, in course events on-site, review course evaluations and offer suggestions for future courses accordingly.

The committee reports to the CME Committee.

The committee meets at least once per year.

The committee is composed of three Course Directors.

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

Committee Members

Full Name Institution Committee Title Term
Nicholas (Nick) W. Markin, MD FASE University of Nebraska Medical Center PoCUS Co-Director April, 2022
Megan Chacon, MD Nebraska Medical Center PoCUS Program Coordinator April, 2022
Bradley Coker, MD University of Alabama at Birmingham PoCUS Co-Director April, 2022
Benjamin Tuck, MD University of Alabama at Birmingham PoCUS Program Coordinator April, 2022