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 — Ipswich, MA
Keith A. Horvath, Vice Chair — Washington, DC
Anelechi C. Anyanwu** — New York, NY
Michael Argenziano** — New York, NY
Keki Balsara — Nashville, TN
Alexander A. Brescia — Ypsilanti, MI
Subhasis Chatterjee — Houston, TX
Afshin Ehsan — Newton, MA
Stephanie M. Fuller — Philadelphia, PA
Jeremiah A. Hayanga — Morgantown, WV
J. Robert Headrick — Chattanooga, TN
J. Chad Johnson — Fairfax, VA
Peter J. Kneuertz — Columbus, OH
Seth Krantz — Evanston, IL
Kevin W. Lobdell — Charlotte, NC
Keith D. Mortman — Washington, DC
Edward B. Savage — Stuart, FL
Christian Shults — Washington, DC
Alan M. Speir — Falls Church, VA
Raymond J. Strobel — Charlottesville, VA
Jess L. Thompson, III — Prescott, AZ
Seth Wolf — Greenville, NC
Y. Joseph Woo** — Stanford, CA
Douglas E. Wood — Seattle, WA
Tom Wozniak — Hartland, WI
Jane Zhao — Columbus, OH

*Joint STS/AATS activity
**AATS representative