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AATS provides representation to a number of affiliate organizations to provide a voice for the Association by promoting its mission to the surgical community.

American Association of Blood Banks

Kaushik Mandal, MD

American Board of
Thoracic Surgery

Carl L. Backer, MD

Jessica S. Donington, MD

Christine Lau, MD

Thoralf Sundt, III, MD

American College of Surgeons Advisory Council, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Joseph W. Turek, MD

James Huang, MD

American College of Surgeons, Board of Governors

Todd K. Rosengart, MD

Jennifer S. Lawton, MD

American Medical Association, CPT 4 Advisory Committee

Charles Canver, MD

Scott Silvestry, MD

American Medical Association, House of Delegates

Robert Merritt, MD

American Medical Association, RUC Advisory Committee

Stephen J. Lahey, MD

American Medical Association, Women Physicians Section

Dawn Hui, MD

Association of Physicians Assistants in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery

Robin Varghese, MD

Association of American Medical Colleges

Abbas Abbas, MD

John V. Conte, MD

AATS/STS Workforce on Health Policy, Reform, and Advocacy

Anelechi C. Anyanwu, MD

Todd K. Rosengart, MD

Y. Joseph Woo, MD

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

V. Seenu Reddy, MD


Duke E. Cameron, MD

W. Randolph Chitwood, MD

Basel Ramlawi, MD

Perfusion Affairs

Jonathan Haft, MD

Pedro Catarino, MD