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APSA Committees carry out a number of different critical functions for the association. To learn more about a specific committee, click on the “View Committee” button below.

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Access to Surgery for Kids Committee

Jonathan Kohler – Chair
Mary Fallat – Vice Chair
Laura Goodman – Vice Chair

APSA and SVS Pediatric Vascular Disease Task Force

Dawn Coleman – Lead
Regan Williams – Co-Lead
David Rothstein – Co-Lead

Audit Committee

Colin Knight – Chair
William Middlesworth – Vice Chair

Benjy Brooks Committee

Claudia Emami – Chair
Jennifer Timmons – Vice Chair

Bylaws Committee

Andrea Hayes Dixon – Chair

Cancer Committee

Jennifer Aldrink – Chair
Timothy Lautz – Vice Chair

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee

Kathryn Martin – Chair
Morgan Richards – Vice Chair

Education Committee

Eunice Y. Huang – Chair
Grace Mak – Vice Chair

Ethics Committee

Erica M. Carlisle – Chair
Baddr Shakhsheer – Vice Chair

Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Committee

Darrell L. Cass – Chair
George Mychaliska – Vice Chair

Finance Committee

Anthony Stallion – Chair

Global Pediatric Surgery Committee

Sanjay Krishnaswami – Chair
Robin Petroze – Vice Chair

Health Policy and Advocacy Committee

Joanne Baerg – Chair
Leslie Knod – Vice Chair

History Committee

Rob Russell – Chair
Romeo Ignacio – Vice Chair

Industry and Institutional Advisory Committee

Samir Pandya – Chair
James K. Wall – Vice Chair

Membership & Credentials Committee

Samuel Z. Soffer – Chair
Peter Midulla – Vice Chair

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Committee

Thomas H. Inge – Chair
Kanika Bowen-Jallow – Vice Chair

New Technology Committee

Brian Gulack – Chair
Seth Goldstein – Vice Chair

Nominating Committee

Kathy van Leeuwen – Chair

Outcomes and Evidence-Based Practice Committee

Eblast Subcommittee
IT/Website Subcommittee
Survey Subcommittee

Lorraine Kelley-Quon – Chair
Rob Ricca – Vice Chair

Practice Committee

Mauricio A. Escobar – Chair
Marcene McVay Gillam – Vice Chair

Professional Development Committee

Elizabeth Bierle – Co-Chair
Rob Ricca Co-Chair

Program Committee

Marion Henry – Chair
Jason Fisher – Co-Chair

Publications Committee

Romeo C. Ignacio – Chair
Hannah Piper – Vice Chair

Research Committee

Harold Lovvorn – Chair
Catherine Hunter – Vice Chair

Surgical Critical Care Committee

Adam Vogel – Chair
Julie Monteagudo – Vice Chair

Surgical Quality & Safety Committee

Quality in Value Award Subcommittee

Monica E. Lopez – Chair
Raquel Gonzalez – Vice Chair

Trauma Committee

Regan Williams – Chair
Michael Dingeldein – Vice Chair

Wellness Committee

Terry Buchmiller – Chair
Loren Berman – Vice Chair

Workforce Committee

Abigail E. Martin – Chair
Anthony DeRoss – Vice Chair