Workforce on Health Policy, Reform, and Advocacy

Areas of responsibility will include developing responses to industry, other specialties and the government on issues that affect the practice of medicine/thoracic surgery, maintaining interaction with other organizations that will provide coalition support or information that will help the Society maintain its position of strength in the area of health policy, and related media interaction activities.

Stephen J. Lahey, Chair
Leah M. Backhus
Thomas M. Beaver*
Daniel J. Boffa
Alexander A. Brescia
John H. Calhoon
Subhasis Chatterjee
Aaron W. Eckhauser
Leonard N. Girardi
J. Robert Headrick
Keith A. Horvath
Kevin W. Lobdell
Keith D. Mortman
Alykhan S. Nagji
Ourania A. Preventza
Todd K. Rosengart*
Edward B. Savage
Christian Shults
James D. St. Louis*
Raymond J. Strobel
Jess L. Thompson III
Bruce Toporoff
Richard I. Whyte
Seth Wolf
Douglas E. Wood

*AATS representative