Governance Committee

The Governance Committee includes two components: a Governance Operating Committee and a Governance Nominating Committee.

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A = Operating Committee Members
B = Nominating Committee Members

Andreas Zuckermann MD (2023)


Medical University of Vienna
Wien, Austria
Jason D Christie MD, MS (2023)

President (A & B)

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Christian Benden MD, MBA, FCCP (2026)

President-Elect (A & B)

University of Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
Caron Burch RN, MSN, FNP, CCTC (2023)

At-Large Member (A & B)

Stanford Children's Hospital
Redwood City, CA, USA
Jignesh Patel MD, PhD (2024)

At-Large Member (A & B)

Cedars-Sinai Smite Heart Institute
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Yael Peled MD (2024)

At-Large Member (A & B)

Sheba Medical Center
Ramat Gan, Israel
Josef Stehlik MD, MPH (2024)

At-Large Member (A & B)

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Hermann Reichenspurner MD, PhD (2024)

At Large Member (B)

University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf
Hamburg, Germany
Joseph Rogers MD (2024)

At Large Member (B)

Texas Heart Institute
Houston, TX, USA
Lori J West MD, DPhil (2023)

At Large Member (B)

University of Alberta
Edmonton, Canada
Greg Schultz


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