COMMITTEES

ASER Committee Listings

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

2021 Annual Meeting Program Committee

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.

2021 Annual Meeting Program Committee

Executive Liaison:  Jorge A. Soto, MD, President*

Chair: Clint W. Sliker, MD*
Krystal Archer-Arroyo, MD*
Mark P. Bernstein, MD*
Marc A. Camacho, MD
Melissa Davis, MD, MBA
Jeffrey Dunkle, MD
Carl Flink, MD
Tarek Hanna, MD
Sean Johnston, MD
Summer Kaplan, MD
Christine Lebedis, MD
James Lee, MD
Robin B. Levenson, MD
Kenneth F. Linnau, MD, MS*
Vincent Mellnick, MD
Asim Mian, MD
Felipe Munera, MD*
Lee Myers, MD
Koenraad “Hans” Nieboer, MD
Christopher Potter, MD
Thomas Ptak, MD, PhD, MPH*
Constantine Raptis, MD
Claire Sandstrom, MD
Carlos Torres, MD
Jennifer W. Uyeda, MD
Nupur Verma, MD
Jeremy Wortman, MD
Corrie Yablon, 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.

2020-2021 Bylaws Committee

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

2020-2021 Core Curriculum Committee

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

2020-2021 Corporate Support Committee

Chair: Krystal Archer-Arroyo, MD*
Abhi Aggarwal – PGY4
Marc A. Camacho, MD
Manickam Kumaravel, MD, FRCR*
James Lee, MD
Hao Lo, MD
Carlin Ridpath, MD
Jinel Scott, MD
Jorge A. Soto, MD*

*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.

2020-2021 Fellow Education Committee

Executive Liaison: Ronald M. Bilow, MD*
Chair: Lee Myers, MD
Hemang Kotecha, MD
Sowmya Mahalingham, MD
Michael Mazza, 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. 

2020-2021 Grant Selection Committee

Executive Liaison: Felipe Munera, MD*
Chair: C. Craig Blackmore, MD, MPH*
Ashwin Asrani, MD
Ferco Berger, MD, FESER*
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.

2020-2021 Honorary Awards Committee

Executive Liaison: Jorge A. Soto, MD*
Chair: Mark P. Bernstein, MD*
Stephen Ledbetter, MD, MPH*
Kenneth F. Linnau, MD, MS*
Michael Patlas, MD, FRCPC*
Sravanthi Reddy, MD*

*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.

2020-2021 Maintenance of Certification Committee

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.

2020-2021 Membership Committee

Executive Liaison: Joel A. Gross, 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. 

2020-2021 Nominating Committee

Chair: Ronald M. Bilow, MD*
Joel A. Gross, MD*
Robin D. Hines, MD*
Jorge A. Soto, 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.

2020-2021 Research Committee

Chair: Martin Gunn, MBChB, FRANZCR*
Ferco Berger, MD, FESER*
Uttam Bodanapally, MD
David Dreizin, MD
Tarek Hanna, MD
Atin Kumar, MD
Michael H. Lev, MD, FAHA, FACR
Christina Lebedis, MD
Scott D. Steenburg, MD*
Jeremy Wortman, MD

*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.

2020-2021 Resident Education Committee

Executive Liaison: Suzanne T. Chong, MD, MS*
Chair: Jennifer W. Uyeda
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
Ruth Magera, 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.

2020-2021 Scientific Program SubCommittee

Program Chair: Clint W. Sliker, MD*
Chair: Tarek Hanna
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
Keith Herr, 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
Johnathan Mezrich, MD
Anand Prabhakar, MD
Jessica Rotman, MD
Meir Scheinfeld, 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.

2020-2021 Strategic Planning Committee

Chair: Jorge Soto, MD*

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

Website & Social Media Committee

The Website & Social Media Committee is responsible for overseeing the ASER’s website and managing its 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.

2020-2021 Website & Social Media Committee

Executive Liaison: Jamlik-Omari Johnson, MD*
Chair: Tarek Hanna, MD
Ronald M. Bilow, MD*
Melissa Davis, MD, MBA
Tushar Garg, MD
Martin Gunn, MBChB, FRANZCR*
Keith Herr, MD
Sean Johnston, MD
Robin B. Levenson, MD
Ruth Magera, MD
Fabio Paes, MD
Ryan Peterson, MD
Zak Rajput, MD
Jennifer W. Uyeda, MD
Gaurav Watane, MD
Fred Weiss, MD
Joseph Wilson, MD

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