Minimally Invasive Surgery and Emerging Technologies Ad Hoc Task Force

This ad hoc task force was approved by the EAST Board of Directors on April 18, 2019. The ad hoc task force has been established to advance awareness in advanced laparoscopy, robotic assisted surgery, and emerging technologies and to promote training and fellowship opportunities in minimally invasive surgery and emerging technologies within trauma/acute care surgery.    

This ad hoc task force is within the Division of Patient Care and Resources. The ad hoc task force term is May 1, 2019-April 30, 2020. 


Andrea Pakula, MD, MPH, FACSAndrea Pakula, MD, MPH, FACS, Ad Hoc Task Force Chair
Los Robles Medical Center in ,
Term ends 06/30/2020
Mayur B. Patel, MD, MPH, FACSMayur B. Patel, MD, MPH, FACS, Ex Officio
Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN
Term ends 01/18/2020
Christopher J Burns, MDChristopher J Burns, MD, Task Force Member
Brigham and Women's Hospital in ,
Term ends 06/30/2020
Matthew J. Martin, MD, FACSMatthew J. Martin, MD, FACS, Task Force Member
Scripps Mercy Medical Center in San Diego, CA
Term ends 06/30/2020
Myung Park, MD, MSMyung Park, MD, MS, Task Force Member
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN
Term ends 06/30/2020
Babak Sarani, MD, FACS, FCCMBabak Sarani, MD, FACS, FCCM, Task Force Member
George Washington University in Washington, DC
Term ends 06/30/2020
Ruby A. Skinner, MD, FACS, FCCP, FCCMRuby A. Skinner, MD, FACS, FCCP, FCCM, Task Force Member
RA Skinner Trauma MD Inc. in Shell Beach, CA
Term ends 06/30/2020
Scott Welle, DO, FACOS, FACSScott Welle, DO, FACOS, FACS, Task Force Member
Valley Acute Care Surgical Specialists in ,
Term ends 06/30/2020
D. Dante   Yeh, MD, MHPE, FACS, FCCMD. Dante Yeh, MD, MHPE, FACS, FCCM, Task Force Member
Ryder Trauma Center in Miami, FL
Term ends 06/30/2020
Andrew J Young, MD,  FACSAndrew J Young, MD, FACS, Task Force Member
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA
Term ends 06/30/2020

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