Cardiac Subcommittee

Our goal is to bring together cardiac anesthesiology experts from around the world to improve anesthetic care for our patients undergoing cardiac surgery. 

Our Work

The MPOG Cardiac Subcommittee was launched to develop quality improvement measures focused on the patients undergoing cardiac procedures. Currently, the Cardiac Subcommittee is working on the following measures:

Cardiac Measures of Interest

TEMP 06

Post-Cardiopulmonary Bypass Hypothermia Avoidance

Click to view draft specification

TEMP 07

Cardiopulmonary Bypass Hyperthermia Avoidance

Click to view draft specification

Upcoming Events

The Cardiac Subcommittee meets quarterly each year. All meetings are currently held virtually via Zoom. Previous meeting minutes and recordings can be found under Archived Events.

Due to the unpredictable schedule of cardiac anesthesiologists, the meetings are scheduled the month prior. 

2021 / 2022 Meeting Dates

    • December 2021 
    • February 2022
    • May 2022
    • August 2022
    • November 2022

Leadership

Allison Janda, MD

MPOG

Chair

Mike Mathis, MD

MPOG

Co-Chair

Kate Buehler, MS, RN, CPPS

MPOG

Clinical Program Manager

Committee Members

The cardiac subcommittee was launched in 2020 with the goal of bringing cardiac anesthesiologists together to collaborate on quality improvement (QI) areas as they relate to patients undergoing cardiac surgery. This subcommittee is open to anyone who is interested in participating however, measure review and votes are limited to cardiac QI champions who practice at an institution actively participating in MPOG.

James Abernathy, MD, MPH

Johns Hopkins

Michael Andrawes, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital

Josh Billings, MD

Vanderbilt

Brandi Bottiger, MD

Duke University

Morgan Brown, MD, PhD

Boston Children’s Hospital

Pete Burrage, MD, PhD

Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Yunwei Chen, MD

Washington University, St. Louis

Eric Davies, MD

Henry Ford Allegiance

Josh Douin, MD

University of Colorado

Anna Dubovoy, MD

University of Michigan

Clark Fisher, MD, PhD

Yale University

Ian Gannon, MD

University of Michigan

David Garcia, DO, MS

University of Michigan

Michael Grant, MD

Johns Hopkins

Ashanpreet Grewal, MD

University of Maryland

Jayakar Guruswamy, MD

Henry Ford Detroit

Nazish Hashmi, MD

Duke University

Paul Jaklitsch, MD

Metro Health

Allison Janda, MD

University of Michigan

Srdjan Jelacic, MD, FASE

University of Washington

Eric JohnBull, MD MPH

Duke University

Gaurav Katta, MD

Henry Ford Detroit

Miklos Kertai, MD, PhD

Vanderbilt

Joel Kileny, MD

St. Joseph Ann Arbor

Thomas (TJ) Krall, MD

University of California, San Francisco 

Brent Luria, MD

NYU Langone

Negmeldeed Mamoun, MD, PhD

Duke University

Mike Mathis, MD

University of Michigan

Danny Muehlschlegel, MD

Brigham and Women’s

Peter Neuberger, MD

NYU Langone

Mihai Podgoreanu, MD

Duke University

Govind Randgrass, MD

University of Chicago

Andrea Reidy, MD

Washington University, St. Louis

Rob Schonberger, MD

Yale University

Valerie Sera, MD, DDS

Oregon Health & Sciences University

Doug Shook, MD

Brigham and Women’s

Warner Smith, MD

University of Utah

Dirk Varelmann, MD

Brigham and Women’s

Jessica Wren, BSN

Henry Ford Macomb & Wyandotte

Forum

MPOG uses Basecamp Forum to share ideas, gather feedback, and track progress of projects.

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