COMMITTEES

The President of the AABIP, who oversees committee functions during a two-year tenure, appoints committee chairs. Each year, the committee chair develops an action plan that is shared with the membership. Committee chairs are asked to report back to the AABIP membership during a general business meeting held after the yearly scientific meeting.

CALENDAR YEAR: 2014 – 2017

President, President Elect, Secretary – Treasurer, immediate Past President, Editor in Chief of JOBIP (as non-voting member)

CHAIR: Momen Wahidi – 10/15 – 10/17

  • Ali I. Musani – 10/15 – 10/17
  • George Eapen – 10/15 – 10/17
  • David Feller-Kopman – 10/15 – 10/17
  • Atul Mehta (Senior Editor of JOBIP) – 10/15 – 10/17

Past President leaving the Executive Committee, two BOD members, IP Fellowship Program Director, one general member

CHAIR: Erik Folch – 10/16 – 10/18

  • Rabih Bechara – 10/15 – 10/17
  • David Feller-Kopman – 10/15 – 10/17 (Past President)
  • Shaheen Islam – 10/15 – 10/17
  • Donald Ray Lazarus – 10/15 – 10/17

Two BOD and one general member

CHAIR: David Hsia – 10/16 – 10/18

  • Abdul Alraiyes – 10/16 – 10/18
  • Christine Argento – 10/16 – 10/18
  • Jennifer Toth – 10/16 – 10/18

Three BOD, one general member, one IP fellow (to assume role of general member on completing fellowship)

CHAIR: George Eapen – 10/15 – 10/17

  • Roberto Casal – 10/15 – 10/17
  • David Hsia – 10/15 – 10/17
  • Ara Chrissian – 10/15 – 10/17
  • Russell Miller – 10/15 – 10/17
YEAR CHAIR CO-CHAIR
2014 Georgie Eapen Michael Machuzak
2015 Michael Machuzak Kazuhiro Yasufuku
2016 Kazuhiro Yasufuku Alexander Chen
2017 Alexander Chen Alain Tremblay
2018 Alain Tremblay Cyndi Ray
2019 Cyndi Ray John Mullon
2020 John Mullon Tim Murgu

CHAIR: John Mullon – 10/13 – 10/17
CO-CHAIR: Hans Lee – 10/13 – 10/17

  • Cyndi Ray – 10/14 – 10/17
  • Ali Musani  – 10/14 – 10/17
  • George Eapen  – 10/14 – 10/17
  • Erik Folch  – 10/14 – 10/17
  • Colin Gillespie  – 10/14 – 10/17
  • Francisco Almeida  – 10/14 – 10/17
  • David Berkowitz  – 10/14 – 10/17
  • Shaheen Islam  – 10/14 – 10/17
  • Carla Lamb  – 10/14 – 10/17
  • Adnan Majid  – 10/14 – 10/17
  • Chakravarthy Reddy  – 10/14 – 10/17
  • Otis Rickman  – 10/14 – 10/17
  • Fabien Maldonado  – 10/14 – 10/17
  • Andrew Haas  – 10/14 – 10/17
  • ACCP Representative: Stephanie Levine
  • Canadian Representative: Renelle Myers  – 10/14 – 10/17

Four BOD, two general members

CHAIR: Rabih Bechara – 10/14 – 10/17

  • Andy Haas – 10/14 – 10/17 (Chair of Scientific Symposium)
  • Fabien Maldonado – 10/14 – 10/17 (Co-chair of Scientific Symposium)
  • Eric Folch – 10/14 – 10/17
  • Roberto Casal – 10/14 – 10/17

Senior Editor: Atul Mehta  – 10/14 – 10/17

Associate Editors:

  • David Ost  – 10/15 – 10/17
  • Kazuhiro Yasufuku  – 10/15 – 10/17
  • Septimu Murgu  – 10/15 – 10/17

Four BOD, six general members (with attempt to include thoracic surgeon and Canadian representative), 10 at large / ad-hoc members

CHAIR: Michael Machuzak – 10/15 – 10/17
CO-CHAIR: Tom Gildea – 10/15 – 10/17

  • Kazuhiro Yasufuku – 10/13 – 10/17
  • Shaheen Islam – 10/13 – 10/17
  • Roberto Casal – 10/13 – 10/17
  • Christine Argento – 10/14 – 10/17
  • Semira Shojaee – 10/14 – 10/17
  • Colin Gillespie – 10/13 – 10/17
  • Samir Makani – 10/13 – 10/17
  • Kevin Kovitz – 10/13 – 10/17
  • Adnan Majid – 10/13 – 10/17

CHAIR: Otis Rickman – 10/14 – 10/17

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