COMMITTEES

ASER Committee Listings

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* – Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (FASER)

Annual Meeting Program Committee - 2022

The Annual Meeting Committee shall make recommendations to the Executive Committee regarding the character and scope of the Society’s Annual Meeting; determine the format of each annual meeting; prepare the program for the annual meeting; at its members’ discretion, and with the concurrence of the President, invite guest speakers; and be responsible for CME of the annual meeting.

2022 Annual Meeting Program Committee

Executive Liason: Joel A. Gross, MD*

Chair: Ferco Berger, MD, EDER, FASER, FESER*
Mike Aquino, MD
Krystal Archer-Arroyo, MD*
Laura Avery, MD*
Nicholas Beckmann, MD
Ana Blanco Barrio, MD
Ronald M. Bilow, MD*
Marc Camacho, MD
Suzanne Chong, MD*
Susan Cross, MD
Melissa Davis, MD
Jeffrey Dunkle, MD
Carl Flink, MD
Tarek Hanna, MD*
Robin Hines, MD*
Carrie Hoff, MD
Sean Johnston, MD
Chistina LeBedis, MD
Jimmy Lee, MD
Robin Levenson, MD
Kenneth Linnau, MD*
Vincent Mellnick, MD
Felipe Munera, MD*
Lee Myers, MD*
Savvas Nicolaou, MD*
Hans Nieboer, MD
Mari Nummela, MD
Siobhan O’Neill, MD
Christopher Potter, MD
Constantine Raptis, MD
Claire Sandstrom, MD
Maeke Scheerder, MD
Adnan Sheikh, MD
Scott Steenburg, MD*
Susanna Spence, MD
Carlos Torres, MD
Jennifer Uyeda, MD
Nupur Verma, MD
Jeremy Wortman, MD

*Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (FASER)

Bylaws Committee

The Bylaws Committee shall review the bylaws annually for accuracy and completeness, as well as any proposed amendment that is submitted by a member. The Bylaws Committee shall edit, prepare, revise, or submit amendments deemed appropriate to the Executive Committee for approval and then to the membership at large for vote.

2021-2022 Bylaws Committee

Executive Liaison: Clint W. Sliker, MD*
Chair: Robin B. Levenson, MD
Summer Kaplan, MD
Thomas Ptak, MD, PhD, MPH*
Eric Roberge, MD*

Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (FASER)

Core Curriculum Committee

The Core Curriculum Committee shall develop and maintain a curriculum, based on clinical topics essential for the practice of emergency radiology, which can be referenced by both trainees and established practitioners.

2021-2022 Core Curriculum Committee

Executive Liaison: Ferco Berger, MD*
Chair: Vincent Mellnick, MD
Michael Aquino. MD
Krystal Archer-Arroyo, MD*
Manickam Kumaravel, MD, FRCR*
Jamie Ledford, MD
Thomas Pope, MD
Ellen Sun, MD

*Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (FASER)

Corporate Support Committee

The Corporate Support Committee shall broaden the Society’s relationships with industry and engender its support for both the Society’s activities and the growth of emergency radiology, in general. The Corporate Support Committee may also target and create relationships with other professional societies for the purpose of developing mutually beneficial joint initiatives.

2021-2022 Corporate Support Committee

Executive Liaison: Jorge A. Soto, MD*
Chair: Marc Camacho, MD
Manickam Kumaravel, MD, FRCR*
James Lee, MD
Hao Lo, MD
Carlin Ridpath, MD
Aaron Sodickson, MD, PhD*

*Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (FASER)

Fellow Education Committee

The Fellow Education Committee shall develop and promote guidelines for fellowship training in emergency radiology.

2021-2022 Fellow Education Committee

Executive Liaison: Jamlik-Omari Johnson, MD*
Chair: Lee Myers, MD
Ronald M. Bilow, MD*
Hemang Kotecha, MD
Sowmya Mahalingham, MD
Jonathan McDougal, MD
Chris Potter, MD
Claire Sandstrom, MD
Mona Vakil, MD

*Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (FASER)

Grant Selection Committee

The Grant Selection Committee shall review applications submitted for competition for the Society’s annual grant program prior to the specified deadline, select a grant recipient, and send notification letters to the recipient and other applicants.  The Grant Committee is also responsible for ensuring that award recipients adhere to award requirements. 

2021-2022 Grant Selection Committee

Executive Liaison: Felipe Munera, MD*
Chair: C. Craig Blackmore, MD, MPH*
Ashwin Asrani, MD
Ferco Berger, MD*
Martin Gunn, MBChB, FRANZCR*
Michael H. Lev, MD, FAHA, FACR
Anand Prabhakar, MD
Sravanthi Reddy, MD*

*Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (FASER)

Honorary Award Committee

The Honorary Awards Committee, after reviewing potential candidates, shall recommend Active members for advancement to Fellow in the Society. This Committee shall also determine if there are deserving candidate(s) to recommend to the Executive Committee for the Society’s Gold Medal.

Note: Prior to 2016, the Honorary Awards Committee was known as the Fellowship Committee.

2021-2022 Honorary Awards Committee

Executive Liaison: Joel A. Gross, MD*
Chair: Stephen Ledbetter, MD, MPH*
Krystal Archer-Arroyo, MD*
Robin Hines, MD*
Manickam Kumaravel, MD, FRCR*
Felipe Munera, MD*
Thomas Ptak, MD, FACR*

 

*Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (FASER)

Maintenance of Certification (MoC) Committee

The Maintenance of Certification (MoC) Committee  is responsible for the creation of a pathway to certification, including: reviewing the ABR’s MOC blueprint, planning ABR outreach and staffing, evaluating a combined ASER/ABR pathway and/or investigating alternative certification options as needed. Additionally, the Committee’s members will serve as an instrument of the Society for any negotiation, establishment of baseline requirements, providing assessment concepts, and for suggesting a format for future certification.

2021-2022 Maintenance of Certification Committee

Executive Liaison: Scott D. Steenburg, MD*
Chair: Scott D. Steenburg, MD*
Carrie Hoff, MD
Julie Kaczmark, MD
Vincent Mellnick, MD
Refky Nicola, MD

*Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (FASER)

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee shall review new membership applications on at least a quarterly basis. Applicants will receive written or electronic notice of the action by the Membership Committee. The Membership Committee shall report on the status of applications to the Executive Committee at the Annual Meeting or other duly called Executive Committee meeting.

2021-2022 Membership Committee

Executive Liaison: Krystal Archer-Arroyo, MD*
Chair: Nicholas Beckmann, MD
Anjali Agrawal, MD*
Marc A. Camacho, MD
Dinesh Chinchure, MD
Faisal Khosa, MD
Felipe Munera, MD*
Mari Nummela, MD
Thomas Pope, MD
Eric A. Roberge, MD*
Benjamin Strong, MD

*Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (FASER)

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee shall prepare a slate of nominees for the President, First Vice President/President-Elect, Second Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, the Councilor and Alternate Councilor of the ACR, as well as a list of up to three candidates for each of the four Director at Large positions, to be voted on by the general membership. 

2021-2022 Nominating Committee

Executive Liason: Jorge A Soto, MD*
Chair: Ronald M. Bilow, MD*
Joel A. Gross, MD*
Jamlik-Omari Johnson, MD*
Jennifer W. Uyeda, MD

*Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (FASER)

Research Committee

The Research Committee shall foster research by ASER members and facilitate multicenter trials among ASER members.

2021-2022 Research Committee

Executive Liaison: Jorge Soto, MD*
Chair: Michael H. Lev, MD, FAHA, FACR
Ferco Berger, MD*
C. Craig Blackmore, MD, MPH*
Karen Buch, MD
David Dreizin, MD
Tarek Hanna, MD*
Atin Kumar, MD
Christina LeBedis, MD
Eric Roberge, MD*
Scott D. Steenburg, MD*
Marc Succi

*Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (FASER)

Resident Education Committee

The Resident Education Committee shall develop and promote guidelines for residency training related to emergency radiology.

2021-2022 Resident Education Committee

Executive Liaison: Suzanne T. Chong, MD, MS*
Chair: Jennifer W. Uyeda, MD
Abhi Aggarwal, MD
Gary H. Danton, MD, PhD*
Melissa Davis, MD, MBA
Dell Dunn, MD
Shaimaa Fadl, MD
Elliott Friedman, MD
Keith Herr, MD
Laura Kohl, MD
James Lee, MD
Robin B. Levenson, MD
Trenton Rink, MD
Jeffrey Robinson, MD
Elana Smith, MD
Ellen Sun, MD

*Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (FASER)

Scientific Program Subcommittee

The Scientific Subcommittee of the Annual Meeting Committee shall receive and accept or reject proposed papers and/or exhibits for presentation at the Scientific Meeting. Scientific presentations may be presented by members or non-members of the Society. The Scientific Subcommittee shall be responsible for judging the competition among papers and exhibits for awards and prizes sponsored by the Society.

2021-2022 Scientific Program SubCommittee

Program Chair: Ferco Berger, MD*
Chair: Tarek Hanna, MD*
Anjali Agrawal, MD*
Ashwin Asrani, MD
Ludo Beenen, MD*
Naga Ramesh Chinapuvvula, MD
Zachary DelProposto, MD
Noah Ditkofsky, MD
David Dreizin, MD
Carl Flink, MD
Urvi Fulwadhva, MD
Joseph Graves, MD
Sean Johnston, MD
Bharti Khurana, MD
Christina LeBedis, MD
James Lee, MD
Robin B. Levenson, MD
Kenneth F. Linnau, MD, MS*
Ruth Magera, MD
Jonathan Mezrich, MD
Anand Prabhakar, MD
Jessica Rotman, MD
Meir Scheinfeld, MD

*Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (FASER)

Social Media Committee

The Social Media Committee is responsible for managing ASER’s social media accounts, present and future. At this time, the Society’s social media accounts consist of Facebook and Twitter.  This committee will collaborate with other committees to enhance the access and visibility of ASER.

2021-2022 Social Media Committee

Executive Liaison: Jamlik-Omari Johnson, MD*
Chair: Christina LeBedis, MD
Vice Chair: Pedro Staziaki
Waleed Abdellatif, MD, MSc, MSHPE, DABR
Hailey Chang
Tushar Garg, MD
Sean Johnston, MD
Zak Rajput, MD
Luiza Giuliani Schmitt (medical student)
Yael Porto Silva, MD
Brian Wells
Joseph Wilson, MD

*Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (FASER)

Strategic Planning Committee

The Strategic Planning Committee shall periodically review the strategic position of the Society and plan future goals and initiatives. The Strategic Planning Committee shall consist of the President, who shall serve as chair, and a number of eligible members, who shall be appointed or re-appointed annually by the President. The members may serve up to five (5) consecutive one-year terms in their respective roles.

2021-2022 Strategic Planning Committee

Executive Liaison: Jorge Soto, MD*
Chair: Jorge Soto, MD*

*Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (FASER)

Website Committee

The Website Committee is responsible for overseeing the ASER’s website, present and future. This committee will collaborate with other committees to enhance the access and visibility of ASER.

2021-2022 Website Committee

Executive Liasion: Tarek Hanna, MD*
Chair: Fabio Paes, MD
Nicholas Beckmann, MD
Anthony Durso, MD
Robin B. Levenson, MD
Lee Myers, MD
Ninad Vikas Salastekar 
Jennifer W. Uyeda, MD

*Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (FASER)