MECHANICAL CIRCULATORY SUPPORT SUBCOMMITTEE DESCRIPTION & ROSTER

STRATEGIC PLAN GOALS: RESEARCH AND EDUCATION
SCA will be regarded as a key supporter and promoter of research related to cardiovascular and thoracic disease.  

MISSION
The aims of the subcommittee are to 1) foster research collaborations related to mechanical circulatory support, ventricular assist devices, and adult ECMO and 2) develop educational content (in person, web-based, or publications) for SCA members related to mechanical circulatory support, ventricular assist devices, and adult ECMO.

PURPOSE
The purpose of the subcommittee is to bring together SCA members who are leaders in cardiovascular critical care so that they can develop research collaborations and educational content for other SCA members.

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

MEETING
The sub-committee meets at least once per year, though meets on average every other month.

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
Christina Jelly, MD – Chair
Kenneth Shelton, MD – Vice Chair
Wanda Popescu, MD – Parent Committee Chair
Annemarie Thompson, MD – SCA Board Liaison

  • Nikola Bradic, MD
  • Sreekanth Cheruku, MD
  • Jerome Crowley, MD
  • Phat Dang, MD
  • Jeffrey M. Dodd-O, MD
  • Ethan Jackson, MD
  • Megan Krajewski, MD
  • Rebecca Lee, MD
  • Ron Leong, MD
  • Jai Madhok, MD
  • Kunal Panda, MD
  • Siavosh Saatee, MD
  • Asad Usman, MD