Committee Chairs and Co-Chairs

The following individuals are the 2014-2015 SAGES Committee Chairs and Co-Chairs.

AwardsDavid Rattner, MD, Chair
BariatricsKevin M. Reavis, MD, Chair
Brandon Williams, MD, Co-Chair
BylawsKevin Wasco, MD, Chair
CommunicationsAllan E. Okrainec, MD, Chair
Andrew Wright, MD, Co-Chair
Conflict of Interest Task ForcePatricia Sylla, MD, Chair
Daniel Deziel, MD, Co-Chair
Continuing EducationTim Farrell, MD, Chair
Co-Chairs: Elisabeth McLemore, MD & John Paige, MD
DevelopmentFredrick J. Brody, MD, Chair
Co-Chairs: Gretchen Jackson, MD, PhD & Dmitry Oleynikov, MD
Educational ResourcesDean Mikami, MD, Chair
Michael Ujiki, MD, Co-Chair
EthicsPhillip P. Shadduck, MD, Chair
Arthur Rawlings, MD, Co-Chair
Finance / AssetsDaniel J. Scott, MD, Chair
Barry A. Salky, MD, Co-Chair
Flexible EndoscopyBrian J. Dunkin, MD, Chair
Ted Trus, MD, Co-Chair
Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy (FUSE)Daniel Jones, MD , Chair
Co-Chairs: Pascal Fuchshuber, MD & Tom Robinson, MD
Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery (FES)
Jeffrey M. Marks, MD, Chair
Co-Chairs: John Mellinger, MD & Jose Martinez, MD
Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS)
Steven D. Schwaitzberg, MD, Chair
Co-Chairs: E. Matthew Ritter, MD, Melina Vassilliou, MD, Allan Okrainec, MD
Global AffairsHoracio J. Asbun, MD, Chair
Natan Zundel, MD, Co-Chair
GuidelinesWilliam S. Richardson, MD, Chair
Co-Chair: Dimitrios Stefanidis, MD & Raymond Price, MD
Hernia Task ForceAdrian Park, Chair
Co-Chairs: Carla Pugh, MD, Melina Vassilliou, MD, & Guy Voeller, MD
Humanitarian Task ForceTonia M. Young-Fadok, MD, Chair
Marian P. McDonald, MD, Co-Chair
LegislativeDonald Selzer, MD, Chair
Ross Goldberg, MD, Co-Chair
MembershipAurora Pryor, MD, Chair
Co-Chairs: John Marks, MD & David Tichansky, MD
Military Working GroupRobert B. Lim, MD, Chair
Co-Chairs: Yong Choi, MD & Robert Rush, MD
NominatingGerald Fried, MD, Chair
Open to MIS Working GroupJeffrey Hazey, MD, Chair
Archana Ramaswamay, MD, Co-Chair
PediatricsDanielle Walsh, MD, Chair
Katherine Barsness, MD, Co-Chair
ProgramDaniel M. Herron, MD, Chair
Jon C. Gould, MD, Co-Chair
PublicationsBrian P. Jacob, MD, Chair
S. Scott Davis Jr, MD, Co-Chair
Quality, Outcomes and SafetyAnne O. Lidor, MD, Chair
John R. Romanelli, MD, Co-Chair
Research and Career DevelopmentDavid R. Urbach, MD, Chair
Rebecca Petersen, MD, Co-Chair
Resident EducationBrent D. Matthews, MD, Chair
Matthew I. Goldblatt, MD, Co-Chair
Safety in Cholecystectomy Task Force Robert Fanelli, MD, Chair
Horacio Asbun, MD, Co-Chair
SMART Enhanced RecoveryLiane Feldman, MD, Chair
Conor Delaney, MD, Co-Chair
Technology and Value AssessmentMatthew Hutter, MD, Chair
Shawn Tsuda, MD, Co-Chair