Co-SCA founder George Burgess MD writes to Norig Ellison MD about the limited-membership Association of Cardiac Anesthesiologists, suggesting open membership to all interested subspecialists. ACA officer Daniel Philbin MD recommends starting a new organization to fulfill that need.
SCA Founders: Bob Marino MD and George Burgess MDRead More
On November 16, 1979, Jerry Reves MD becomes first elected President. Other officers include: George Burgess MD VP and Program Coordinator, Donald Harmon MD Secretary-Treasurer.
Ochsner Clinic and University of Alabama cardiac anesthesia groups collaborate on SCA membership solicitation and program for November meeting
First Keynote Speaker: Jim Arens MD
First Chair: Paul Barash MD
Glenn Gravlee MD appointed SCA representative to Board of Governors of American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion, joining pre-existing representatives from Society of Thoracic Surgeons and American Association for Thoracic Surgery.
Chairperson: Jerry Reves MD
Chairperson: John Tinker MD
John Hinckley, CEO
Resident Awards RA Alpert MD and PN Beaupre MD
Chairperson: Jerry Reves MD
First Representative: Earl Wynands MD
Workshop Organizer: Alan Schwartz MDRead More
Recipient: Phillipe Housmans MD
Annual Series 1987–2010; First Editor: Jerry Reves MDRead More
Section on Cardiac Anesthesiology established, Section editor Jerry Reves MD
In 1993 Dr Arthur Wallace was one of the first two recipients of the new SCA Young Investigator Award. At the time he was an Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology (ACTA) Fellow at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), having completed an MD-PhD in biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins Medical School and an anesthesiology residency at UCSF. Dr […]Read More
First interdisciplinary SCA-sanctioned educational meeting Co-chairs: Frederick Hensley MD and Eugene Hessel MD
Co-chairs Robert Savage MD and Sol Aronson MD
Dan Thys MD, Founding Director, first SCA member to serve as NBE PresidentRead More
Recipient: Earl Wynands MD
Recipients: Yaacov Gozal MD and John Hayes MD
In 2004, the SCA Board wished to create a compelling, impactful philanthropic project that would improve patient outcomes and have broad medical and lay appeal. The Flawless Operative Cardiovascular Unified Systems (FOCUS) initiative was a novel program that was conceived by Bruce D. Spiess, MD, FAHA. The vision was for a lasting initiative with wide […]Read More
SCA Representative: Jack Shanewise MDRead More
Mission: Generate and manage funding for SCA research grants.
An Essay on 35 Years of the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists” published in Anesthesia & Analgesia 2014; 119:255-65. Author: Jerry Reves MD Read The EssayRead More
History of the SCA First SCA Monograph Title ContentRead More
Special Interest Groups (SIGs) were created to allow interest groups to exist within the organizational structure of SCA. The first SIG was Women in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology (WICTA). It was created to recruit, develop and promote women and underrepresented minority physicians as leaders in cardiothoracic anesthesiology through sponsorship, mentorship and education. Its first chairperson was Darryl […]Read More
SCA President Chris Troianos MD