• Quality Improvement

    Chairs

    Chair: Joaquin E. Cigarroa, MD, FSCAI  (May 2016–May 2019)
    Co-chair: Rajesh V. Swaminathan, MD (May 2016–May 2019)
    SHD Liaison: Anita W. Asgar, MD
    Board Liaison: Lyndon Carlos Box, MD, FSCAI
    Staff Liaisons: Robert C. Bartel, MSc, FACEHP  (rbartel@scai.org), Emily Senerth (esenerth@scai.org)

    Mission

    To provide guidance and recommendations for development of the Society's policies and positions related to healthcare quality improvement initiatives (SCAI QIT), with emphasis on quality measures, public reporting of quality measures, pay-for-performance initiatives, interventional cardiology standards development, and radiation issues.


    Voting Members

    Member Term Start Term End
    Adnan K. Chhatriwalla, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2019
    Alan J. Simons, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2019
    Arnold H. Seto, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2019
    Cesar A. Jara, MD, FSCAI December 2017 May 2020
    Christine M. Gasperetti, MD, FSCAI December 2017 May 2020
    Craig J. Beavers, PharmD, FAHA, AACC,
    BCPS-AQ Cardiology, CACP
    May 2016 May 2018
    Faisal Latif, MD, FSCAI December 2017 May 2020
    Gregory W. Barsness, MD, FSCAI December 2017 May 2020
    Henry S. Jennings, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2018
    Hitinder S. Gurm, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2019
    Huu Tam D. Truong, MD, FSCAI May 2018 May 2021
    Jayant Bagai, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2018
    John C. Messenger, MD, FSCAI May 2015 May 2019
    Kalon K.L. Ho, MD, MSc, FSCAI May 2014 May 2019
    Krishan V. Soni, MD, MBA December 2017 May 2020
    Mark W. Burket, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2018
    Mazen S. Abu-Fadel, MD, FSCAI May 2018 May 2021
    Michael Luna, MD, FSCAI May 2018 May 2021
    Mladen I. Vidovich, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2019
    Nathaniel Rosso Smilowitz, MD May 2018 May 2021
    Rahul Sharma, MD, AB,
    Economics, FSCAI
    May 2018 May 2021
    Reza Fazel, MD, MSc, FSCAI December 2017 May 2020
    Sridevi R. Pitta, MD, MBA, FSCAI December 2017 May 2020
    Sridhar Sampath Kumar, MD, FSCAI December 2017 May 2020
    Suresh R. Mulukutla, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2019
    Tamara Atkinson, MD May 2018 May 2021
    Timothy Martin, BSHS, RCIS May 2018 May 2021
    Verghese Mathew, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2019
    Vimal I. Nanavati, MD, FSCAI, FACC December 2017 May 2020
    Zoran Lasic, MD, FSCAI December 2017 May 2020