Committee Chairs and Co-Chairs

The following individuals are the 2017-2018 SAGES Committee Chairs and Co-Chairs.
Acute Care Surgery Task ForceRobert Lim, MD, Chair
Michael Cripps, MD, Co-Chair
Michael Truitt, MD, Co-Chair
Andre Campbell, MD, Co-Chair
Advocacy and Health PolicyRoss Goldberg, MD, Chair
Ann Rogers, MD, Co-Chair
KMarie Reid, MD, Co-Chair
Brian Dunkin, MD, Mentor
AwardsL. Michael Brunt, MD, Chair
BylawsRacquel Bueno, MD, Chair
Henry Lin, MD, Co-Chair
Colon Task ForcePatricia Sylla, MD, Chair
Jim Fleshman, MD, Co-Chair
Tonia Young-Fadok, MD, Co-Chair
CommunicationsArchana Ramaswamy, MD, Chair
Andrew Wright, MD, Co-Chair
Rob Andrews, MD, Co-Chair
Community Practice Task ForceCaitlin Halbert, MD, Chair
Kevin Wasco, MD, Co-Chair
Nicole Fearing, MD, Co-Chair
Conflict of Interest Task ForcePhil Shadduck, MD, Chair
Peter Denk, MD, Co-Chair
Daniel Deziel, MD, Mentor
Continuing EducationJohn Paige, MD, Chair
Elisabeth McLemore, MD, Co-Chair
Vanessa Palter, MD, Co-Chair
Curriculum Task ForceMatt Ritter, MD, Chair
Jim Korndorffer, MD, Co-Chair
Justin Dimick, MD, Co-Chair
Daniel Scott, MD, Mentor
DevelopmentGretchen Purcell Jackson, MD, Chair
Garth Jacobsen, MD, Co-Chair
Suvranu De, MD, Co-Chair
Educational ResourcesDean Mikami, MD, Chair
Michael Ujiki, MD, Co-Chair
Chris Schlachta, MD, Co-Chair
Ninh Nguyen, MD, Mentor
EthicsArthur Rawlings, MD, Chair
Limaris Barrios, MD, Co-Chair
FinanceAurora Pryor, MD, Chair
David Tichansky, MD, Co-Chair
Flexible EndoscopyEric Pauli, MD, Chair
Jim Ellsmere, MD, Co-Chair
Kevin Reavis, MD, Co-Chair
Foregut Task ForceLeena Khaitan, MD, Chair
Raul Rosenthal, MD, Co-Chair
Jonathan Critchlow, MD, Co-Chair
Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy (FUSE)Pascal Fuchshuber, MD , Chair
Thomas Robinson, MD, Co-Chair
Jaisa Olasky, MD, Co-Chair
Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery (FES)Jeffrey M. Marks, MD, Chair
Jose Martinez, MD, Co-Chair
Carmen Mueller, MD, Co-Chair
Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS)Melina Vassiliou, MD, Chair
Allan Okrainec, MD, Co-Chair
Neal Seymour, MD, Co-Chair
Steven Schwaitzberg, MD, Mentor
Global AffairsJeffrey Hazey, MD, Chair
Ray Price, MD, Co-Chair
Brant Oelschlager, MD, Co-Chair
Marian McDonald, MD Co-Chair
GuidelinesDimitrios Stefanidis, MD, Chair
Steven Haggerty, MD, Co-Chair
Geoff Kohn, MD, Co-Chair
Hernia Task ForceSharon Bachman, MD, Chair
Ben Poulose, MD, Co-Chair
Bruce Ramshaw, MD, Co-Chair
HPB/Solid Organ Task ForceHoracio Asbun, MD, Chair
Rohan Jeyarajah, MD, Co-Chair
Adnan Alseidi, MD, Co-Chair
L. Michael Brunt, MD, Mentor
i3 Summit Task Force (Innovators, Investors, Industry)Matthew Hutter, MD, Chair
Paresh Shah, MD, Co-Chair
MembershipKenric M. Murayama, MD, Chair
Daniel Hashimoto, MD, Co-Chair
Maria Altieri, MD, Co-Chair
Metabolic and Bariatric SurgeryMarina Kurian, MD, Chair
Matthew Kroh, MD, Co-Chair
Phil Shauer, MD, Co-Chair
Bruce Schirmer, MD, Mentor
Military Working GroupGordon Wisbach, MD, Chair
Robert Rush, MD, Co-Chair
Vivian Sanchez, MD, Co-Chair
NominatingDaniel Scott, MD, Chair
PediatricsDanielle Walsh, MD, Chair
Stefan Scholtz, MD, Co-Chair
ProgramJon C. Gould, MD, Chair
Melissa Lapinska, MD, Co-Chair
PublicationsS. Scott Davis, MD, Chair
Kinga Powers, MD, Co-Chair
Quality, Outcomes and SafetyJohn Romanelli, MD, Chair
Jonathan Dort, MD, Co-Chair
Tom Aloia, MD, Co-Chair
Liane Feldman, MD, Mentor
Research and Career DevelopmentRebecca Petersen, MD, Chair
Rajesh Aggarwal, MD, Co-Chair
David Urbach, MD, Mentor
Resident and Fellow TrainingMatthew Goldblatt, MD, Chair
Robert Fanelli, MD, Co-Chair
Denise Gee, MD, Co-Chair
Michael Awad, MD, Co-Chair
John Mellinger, MD, Mentor
Robotics Task ForceDmitry Oleynikov, MD, Chair
Ankit Patel, MD, Co-Chair
Yusef Kudsi, MD, Co-Chair
Yuman Fong, MD, Mentor
Santiago Horgan, MD, Mentor
Technology and Value AssessmentShawn Tsuda, MD, Chair
David Renton, MD, Co-Chair
Sharona Ross, MD, Co-Chair
We R SAGES Task ForceDana Telem, MD, Chair
Alia Qureshi, MD, Co-Chair
Mike Edwards, MD, Co-Chair