Committee Chairs and Co-Chairs

The following individuals are the 2016-2017 SAGES Committee Chairs and Co-Chairs.
Acute Care Surgery Task ForceRobert Lim, MD, Chair
Michael Cripps, MD, Co-Chair
Advocacy & Health PolicyDonald Selzer, MD, Chair
Ross Goldberg, MD, Co-Chair
AwardsDavid Rattner, MD, Chair
Bariatric & Metabolic DiseaseKevin M. Reavis, MD, Chair
Brandon Williams, MD, Co-Chair
BylawsKevin Wasco, MD, Chair
CommunicationsFredrick Brody, MD, Chair
Andrew Wright, MD, Co-Chair
Archana Ramaswamy, MD, Co-Chair
Conflict of Interest Task ForcePatricia Sylla, MD, Chair
Daniel Deziel, MD, Co-Chair
Continuing EducationJohn Paige, MD, Chair
Elisabeth McLemore, MD, Co-Chair
Vanessa Palter, MD, Co-Chair
Curriculum Task ForceDaniel Jones MD, Chair
Jim Korndorffer MD, Co-Chair
Justin Dimick, MD, Co-Chair
DevelopmentGretchen Purcell Jackson, MD, Chair
Garth Jacobsen, MD, Co-Chair
Educational ResourcesDean Mikami, MD, Chair
Michael Ujiki, MD, Co-Chair
Endolumenal Bariatric Task ForceMarina Kurian MD, Chair
Matthew Kroh MD, Co-Chair
EthicsArthur Rawlings, MD, Chair
Finance / AssetsAurora Pryor, MD, Chair
Flexible EndoscopyTed Trus, MD, Chair
Eric Pauli, MD, Co-Chair
Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy (FUSE)Pascal Fuchshuber, MD , Chair
Thomas Robinson, MD, Co-Chair
Sharon Bachman, 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)Steven D. Schwaitzberg, MD, Chair
E. Matthew Ritter, MD, Co-Chair
Melina Vassilliou, MD, Co-Chair
Allan Okrainec, MD, Co-Chair
Global AffairsJeffrey Hazey, MD, Chair
Ray Price, MD, Co-Chair
Brant Oelschlager, MD, Co-Chair
GuidelinesDimitrios Stefanidis, MD, Chair
Steven Haggerty, MD, Co-Chair
Geoff Kohn, MD, Co-Chair
Hernia Task ForceAdrian Park, Chair
Carla Pugh, MD, Co-Chair
Guy Voeller, MD, Co-Chair
Humanitarian Task ForceTonia M. Young-Fadok, MD, Chair
Marian P. McDonald, MD, Co-Chair
MembershipKenric M. Murayama, MD, Chair
John Marks, MD, Co-Chair
Caitlin Halbert, MD, Co-Chair
Military Working GroupGordon Wisbach, MD, Chair
Robert Rush, MD, Co-Chair
NominatingBrian Dunkin, MD, Chair
PediatricsDanielle Walsh, MD, Chair
Stefan Scholtz, MD, Co-Chair
ProgramJon C. Gould, MD, Chair
Melissa Phillips Lapinska, MD, Co-Chair
PublicationsBrian P. Jacob, MD, Chair
S. Scott Davis Jr, MD, Co-Chair
Quality, Outcomes and SafetyJohn Romanelli, MD, Chair
Jonathan Dort, MD, Co-Chair
Research and Career DevelopmentDavid R. Urbach, MD, Chair
Rebecca Petersen, MD, Co-Chair
Resident & Fellow TrainingMatthew Goldblatt, MD, Chair
John Mellinger, MD, Co-Chair
Robert Fanelli, MD, Co-Chair
Robotics Task ForceDmitry Oleynikov, MD, Chair
Santiago Horgan, MD, Co-Chair
Yuman Fong, MD, Co-Chair
Safety in Cholecystectomy Task ForceMichael Brunt MD, Chair
Dana Telem, MD, Co-Chair
Horacio Asbun, MD, Co-Chair
SMART Enhanced RecoveryLiane Feldman, MD, Chair
Thomas Aloia, MD, Co-Chair
Technology and Value AssessmentMatthew Hutter, MD, Chair
Shawn Tsuda, MD, Co-Chair
Telementoring Task ForceChristopher Schlachta, MD, Chair
Ninh Nguyen, MD, Co-Chair
Todd Ponsky, MD, Co-Chair