Workforce on Media Relations and Communications

Areas of responsibility will include identifying and responding, as appropriate, to thoracic surgery matters of interest or importance to the media and the public; recommending strategies for STS relationships and interactions with those groups; identifying and preparing STS members for media interaction; and coordinating proactive efforts to position the specialty and its issues positively with the media and the public.

Robbin G. Cohen, Chair
Mara B. Antonoff
Cherie P. Erkmen
Richard K. Freeman
Linda W. Martin
Robert E. Merritt
Tom C. Nguyen
Vivek Rao
Manu S. Sancheti
K. Robert Shen
Brendon M. Stiles
Mathew Thomas
Thomas K. Varghese Jr.