Anesthesia / Critical Care

Dmitri Bezinover, MD, PhD Past Chair {2020} Penn State College of MedicineHershey, PA

Terry Pan Ling Te, MD – Chair {2020} National University Health System, Singapore

Annabel Blasi, MDVice Chair {2020} Hospital Clinic i Provincial de Barcelona Barcelona, Spain

Paolo Muiesan, MDAffiliated Councilor {2020} The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, United Kingdom

Constantine Karvellas, MD {2022} University of Alberta Hospital, Canada

Jeron Zerillo, MD {2020} Mount Sinai Medical Center New York, NY

Gebhard Wagener, MD {2021} Columbia University Medical Center, NY

Aliaksei Pustavoitau, MD {2021} Johns Hopkins Hospital Anesthesiology/CCM, Baltimore, MD

Anil Singh, MD {2021} Narayana Hrudayalaya, India

Samuel A. Irefin, MD {2021} Cleveland Clinic, Brecksville, OH

Marina Gitman, MD {2022} University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL

*Committee terms end at annual congress in year shown in brackets

Key aims:

  1. To represent and recruit ILTS members specialising in Anesthesia and Critical Care
  2. To promote education and communication in these specialty areas
  3. To raise standards of clinical care and improve perioperative outcomes, including through the development of official ILTS clinical practice guidelines
  4. To foster collaborative links with other relevant specialist societies

Key tasks and dates:

  1. Meet at annual congress (May-July) to review recent activities and member feedback, discuss council input from the most recent council meeting, and develop an agenda for the following year.
  2. Develop a program for annual ILTS/ASA meeting on perioperative care in liver transplantation: November-April, submit May 1st for council agenda book, including proposed speakers and outline budget
  3. Develop relevant sessions for the ILTS annual congress: June-September, submit to program chair (president-elect) by September 30th
  4. Review Anesthesia/CCM abstracts for ILTS annual congress: beginning from abstract closing date (December-January), to be completed one week before program committee meeting in January or February.
  5. Develop or approve specialty sessions for other ILTS-sponsored meetings
  6. Review online applications for committee membership annually (January-March) andnominate replacements for members expiring in that year. Process as per ILTS CommitteesPolicy, to be completed four weeks before annual congress
  7. Advise and assist ILTS website team re Anesthesia/CCM content
  8. Report twice yearly to ILTS Council: January-February written report for winter councilmeeting agenda book, May-June written report for annual congress council meeting agendabook and chair to present in person.
  9. Advise Executive Committee and Council on specialty-related issues, especially educationand member recruitment

Key performance metrics:

  1. Satisfactory reports to ILTS Council
  2. Participant numbers and feedback re ILTS/ASA annual meeting and Anesthesia/CCMsessions at the annual congress
  3. Growth in specialty membership

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