Board of Directors

The Board shall manage the Association’s affairs in its sole and absolute discretion. Without limiting the foregoing, the Board: (i) may invite Members and other individuals to participate in its discussions in an advisory capacity (but not vote) at any meeting; (ii) shall receive and approve the reports of all Divisions, Committees, and Taskforces (defined below) as requested by the Board; and (iii) will, prior to presentation at the business meeting, review and approve the report of the activities of the Divisions and Committees, as deemed necessary by the Board.

The Board shall consist of twelve (12) individuals, and will include: (i) the Association’s officers: President, President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer,  and Immediate Past-President (“Officer-Directors”); and (ii) seven (7) directors-at-large (“At-Large Directors”), comprising the six (6) Division Chairs (defined below), at least one (1) Senior member. The Officer-Directors and At-Large Directors shall be collectively referred to herein as “Directors.”  The number of Directors may be decreased to no fewer than three (3) or increased to any number from time to time by amendment of this section.  No decrease shall have the effect of shortening the term of an incumbent Director.

In order to enhance the Board’s ability to manage the Association’s affairs, the Association’s operational activities that are not conducted by the standing committees shall be divided among divisions (“Divisions”).  The Divisions are chaired by a Director-at-Large and shall include:

(A)       Division of Education;
(B)       Division of Member Services;
(C)       Division of Patient Care and Resources;
(D)       Division of Professional Development;
(E)       Division of Publications; and
(F)       Division of Research. 

Committee Chairs included in the Board list are individuals chairing the various committees within the six divisions of EAST.  Committee Chairs and Ad Hoc Task Force Chairs do not serve on the board nor do they vote.

 


Members

Deborah M. Stein, MD, MPH, FACS, FCCMDeborah M. Stein, MD, MPH, FACS, FCCM, President
R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, MD
Term ends 01/21/2023
Jason W. Smith, MD, PhD, MBA, FACSJason W. Smith, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS, President-Elect
University of Louisville in Louisville, KY
Term ends 01/21/2023
Mayur B. Patel, MD, MPH, FACSMayur B. Patel, MD, MPH, FACS, Treasurer
Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN
Term ends 01/18/2025
Nicole  Fox, MD, MPH, FACS, CPENicole Fox, MD, MPH, FACS, CPE, Secretary
Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ
Term ends 01/13/2024
Jeffrey A. Claridge, MD, MS, FACSJeffrey A. Claridge, MD, MS, FACS, Immediate Past President
MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, OH
Term ends 01/21/2023
Rachael A. Callcut, MD, MSPH, FACSRachael A. Callcut, MD, MSPH, FACS, Director-at-Large/Division of Research
UC Davis in Sacramento, CA
Term ends 01/18/2025
Jamie J. Coleman, MD, FACSJamie J. Coleman, MD, FACS, Director-at-Large/Division of Professional Development
University of Louisville in ,
Term ends 01/13/2024
David S. Morris, MD, FACSDavid S. Morris, MD, FACS, Director-at-Large/Division of Publications
Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, UT
Term ends 01/21/2023
Cynthia Talley, MD, FACSCynthia Talley, MD, FACS, Director-at-Large/Division of Education
Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC
Term ends 01/21/2023
Alison M. Wilson, MD, FACSAlison M. Wilson, MD, FACS, Director-at-Large
West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV
Term ends 01/18/2025
D. Dante   Yeh, MD, MHPE, FACS, FCCM, FASPEND. Dante Yeh, MD, MHPE, FACS, FCCM, FASPEN, Director-at-Large/Division of Patient Care and Resources
Ryder Trauma Center in Miami, FL
Term ends 01/21/2023
Martin D. Zielinski, MD, FACSMartin D. Zielinski, MD, FACS, Director-at-Large/Division of Member Services
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN
Term ends 01/18/2025
Scott B. Armen, MD, FACS, FCCMScott B. Armen, MD, FACS, FCCM, Committee Chair
Penn State Health in Hershey, PA
Term ends 01/18/2025
Alexandra Briggs, MDAlexandra Briggs, MD, Ad Hoc Task Force Chair
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH
Term ends 04/30/2022
Joshua Carson, MD, FACSJoshua Carson, MD, FACS, Committee Chair
Loyola University Chicago Burn Center in Maywood, IL
Term ends 01/21/2023
John  Cull, MD, FACSJohn Cull, MD, FACS, Committee Chair
Prisma Health-Upstate in Greenville, SC
Term ends 01/13/2024
Kyle  Cunningham, MD, MPH, FACSKyle Cunningham, MD, MPH, FACS, Committee Chair
Atrium Health - Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC
Term ends 01/13/2024
Molly Flannagan, MD, FACSMolly Flannagan, MD, FACS, Committee Chair
University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA
Term ends 01/13/2024
Rondi Gelbard, MD, FACSRondi Gelbard, MD, FACS, Committee Chair
University of Alabama at Birmingham in ,
Term ends 01/21/2023
Bellal Joseph, MD, FACSBellal Joseph, MD, FACS, Committee Chair
University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ
Term ends 01/21/2023
Hee Soo  Jung, MD, FACSHee Soo Jung, MD, FACS, Committee Chair
University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI
Term ends 01/21/2023
George Kasotakis, MD, MPHGeorge Kasotakis, MD, MPH, Committee Chair
Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC
Term ends 01/13/2024
Lisa M. Kodadek, MDLisa M. Kodadek, MD, Committee Vice Chair
Yale New Haven Health/Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, CT
Term ends 01/13/2024
Niels D. Martin, MDNiels D. Martin, MD, Committee Chair
University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA
Term ends 01/18/2025
Jeffry Nahmias, MD, MHPE, FACS, FCCMJeffry Nahmias, MD, MHPE, FACS, FCCM, Committee Chair
University of California, Irvine in ,
Term ends 01/13/2024
Andrea Pakula, MD, MPH, FACSAndrea Pakula, MD, MPH, FACS, Committee Chair
Adventist Health Simi Valley in ,
Term ends 01/21/2023
Christina Riojas, MDChristina Riojas, MD, Committee Chair
in ,
Term ends 01/18/2025
Libby Schroeder, MDLibby Schroeder, MD, Committee Chair
Medical College of Wisconsin in ,
Term ends 01/18/2025
Callie Thompson, MD, FACSCallie Thompson, MD, FACS, Committee Chair
University of Utah Health in Salt Lake City, UT
Term ends 01/21/2023
Esther S. Tseng, MD, FACSEsther S. Tseng, MD, FACS, Committee Chair
MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, OH
Term ends 01/13/2024
Carrie  Valdez, MDCarrie Valdez, MD, Committee Chair
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, OH
Term ends 01/21/2023
Salina M. Wydo, MD, FACSSalina M. Wydo, MD, FACS, Committee Chair
Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ
Term ends 01/13/2024

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