Committees and Working Groups

The Society's numerous committees and working groups are responsible for developing and maintaining the programs and policies that support the Society's mission. Members interested in being considered for committee membership should submit their name, contact information, and committee of interest to the Society office.

2017 Annual Meeting Committee

Chair:

  • Jane E. Mendez, MD 2017 Program Chair

Members:

  • Deanna J. Attai, MD, Immediate Past President
  • Susan K. Boolbol, MD, Corporate Relations Committee Chair
  • Judy C. Boughey, MD, 2016 Program Chair, Publications Chair
  • Steven L. Chen, MD, MBA, President-Elect
  • Sheldon M. Feldman, MD, President
  • Richard E. Fine, MD, Chairman of the Board
  • Rena B. Kass, MD, Education Committee Chair
  • Walton A. Taylor, MD, Secretary-Treasurer

Staff Liaison:

Breast Handbook Editorial Advisory Board
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Co-editors:

  • Anees Chagpar, MD
  • Lee Wilke, MD

Members:

  • Paul Baron, MD
  • Judy Boughey, MD
  • David Brenin, MD
  • Sheldon M. Feldman, MD
  • Mehra Golshan, MD
  • Tina Hieken, MD
  • Kathie-Ann Joseph, MD, MPH
  • Sharon Lum, MD
  • Jane E. Mendez, MD
  • Carol Scott-Conner, MD

Staff Liaison:

Breast Imaging Technologies
Certification and Accreditation Committee
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Chair:

  • Sara J. Fredrickson, MD

Vice-chair:

  • Scott R. Karlan, MD

Members:

  • Beth Boyd, RN
  • Mary Brian, MD
  • Michele Carpenter, MD
  • Danielle Duchini, DO
  • Thomas Eisenhauer, MD
  • Souzan El-Eid, MD
  • Tim McKee, MD
  • Atsuko Okabe, MD
  • Rashmi Vaidya, MD
  • Brynn Wolff, MD

Staff Liaison:

Stereotactic Certification Reviewers

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  • Beth Boyd, RN
  • Monica DaSilva, MD, DO
  • Danielle Duchini, DO
  • Souzan El-Eid, MD
  • Michael Farrell, MD
  • Richard E. Fine, MD
  • Sharla Gayle Patterson, MD, DO
  • Howard C. Snider, MD
  • Angela Soto-Hamlin, MD
  • Carrie A. Thoms, MD
  • Dariush Vaziri, MD
  • Victor J. Zannis, MD

Breast Ultrasound Certification Reviewers

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  • Aaron D. Bleznak, MD
  • Mary Brian, MD
  • Michele Carpenter, MD
  • Monica DaSilva, MD
  • Danielle Duchini, DO
  • Thomas Eisenhauer, MD
  • Souzan El-Eid, MD
  • Michael Farrell, MD
  • Linsey Gold, DO
  • Scott R. Karlan, MD
  • Timothy McKee, MD
  • Atsuko Okabe, MD
  • Sharla Gayle Patterson, MD
  • Angela Soto-Hamlin, MD
  • Carrie A. Thoms, MD
  • Rashmi Vaidya, MD
  • Dariush Vaziri, MD
  • Brynn Wolff, MD

Bylaws Committee
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Chair:

  • Hiram S. Cody, III, MD
  • Victor J. Zannis, MD

Staff Liaison:

CME Committee
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Chair:

  • Sarah McLaughlin, MD

Members:

  • Michael Berry, MD
  • Joseph Contino, MD
  • David Danforth, MD
  • Richard E. Fine, MD
  • Rakhshanda Layeequr Rahman, MD
  • Courtney Vito, MD

Staff Liaison:

Coding and Reimbursement Advisory Group
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Chair:

  • Richard E. Fine, MD

Members:

  • Costanza Cocilovo, MD
  • William Dooley, MD
  • Mark A. Gittleman, MD
  • Anne Kobbermann, MD
  • Thomas Kearney, MD
  • Charles D. Mabry, MD
  • Terry Sarantou, MD
  • Walton A. Taylor, MD
  • John Turner, MD
  • Courtney Vito, MD
  • Amanda J. Wheeler, MD
  • Eric B. Whitacre, MD, RUC Representative

Staff Liaison:

Communications Committee
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Chair:

  • Julie A. Margenthaler, MD

Members:

  • Lisa Bailey, MD
  • Susan K. Boolbol, MD, Corporate Relations Chair
  • Judy C. Boughey, MD, Publications Committee Chair
  • Jeffrey S. Falk, MD, Membership Committee Chair
  • Diane Radford, MD

Staff Liaison:

Corporate Relations Committee
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Chair:

  • Susan K. Boolbol, MD

Members:

  • Paul Baron, MD
  • Julie Barone, DO
  • Ronda Henry-Tillman, MD
  • Nathalie G. Johnson, MD, Ethics Committee Representative
  • Brigid Killelea, MD
  • Eric Manahan, MD
  • Jane E. Mendez, MD 2017 Program Chair

Staff Liaison:

Education Committee
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Chair:

  • Rena B. Kass, MD

Members:

  • Jennifer D. Bishop, MD
  • A. John Colfry, MD
  • Brian Czerniecki, MD, SSO Liaison
  • Diana Dickson-Witmer, MD
  • C. Francisco Espinel, MD
  • Kristalyn K. Gallagher, DO
  • Rachel Greenup, MD
  • Laura Haftertepen, MD, Breast Fellow Liaison
  • Virginia M. Herrmann, MD
  • Dennis Holmes, MD
  • Maneet Malik, DO
  • Eric R. Manahan, MD
  • Jennifer O'Neill, MD
  • Mita Patel, MD
  • Molly L. Sebastian, MD
  • Amanda J. Wheeler, MD

Staff Liaison:

Ethics Committee
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Co-chairs:

  • Terry Sarantou, MD
  • Alyssa Throckmorton, MD

Members:

  • Emily Bellavance, MD
  • N. Craig Brackett, III, MD
  • Laura Dominici, MD
  • Thomas Eisenhauer, MD
  • Nathalie G. Johnson, MD
  • Amanda Kong, MD
  • Kandi Ludwig, MD
  • Toan Nguyen, MD
  • Jennifer K. O'Neill, MD, Education Committee Liaison
  • Caitlin Patten, MD
  • Paige Teller, MD
  • Lindi VanderWalde, MD

Staff Liaison:

Finance Committee
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Chair:

  • Walton A. Taylor, MD, Secretary/Treasurer

Members:

  • Deanna J. Attai, MD, Immediate Past President
  • Susan K. Boolbol, MD Corporate Relations Chair
  • Steven L. Chen, MD, MBA, President-Elect
  • Sheldon M. Feldman , MD, President
  • Richard E. Fine, MD, Chairman of the Board

Staff Liaison:

Genetics Working Group
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Chair:

  • Molly L. Sebastian, MD

Members:

  • Edward J. Clifford, MD
  • Rachel Greenup, MD
  • Walton A. Taylor, MD, Board Liaison

Staff Liaison:

Legislative Committee
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Chair:

  • Costanza Cocilovo, MD

Members:

  • Steven L. Chen, MD
  • Thomas Flake, Jr , MD
  • Barry Roseman, MD

Staff Liaison:

International Relations Committee
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Chair:

  • Jane Mendez, MD

Members:

  • Mohamed Al-Bashir, MD
  • Enrique Bargallo, MD
  • Ameer Gomberawalla, MD
  • Abida Sattar, MD

Staff Liaison:

Mastery Working Group
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Co-chairs:

  • Linda A. Smith, MD
  • Kathryn A. Wagner, MD

Members:

  • Eric A. Brown, MD
  • Regina Hampton, MD
  • Thomas Kearney, MD
  • Alison L. Laidley, MD
  • Jeffrey Landercasper, MD, Ex-Officio
  • Jason P. Wilson, MD

Staff Liaison:

Membership Committee
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Chair:

  • Jeffrey S. Falk, MD

Members:

  • Cassann Blake, MD
  • Amy Cyr, MD
  • Gayle DiLalla, MD
  • Thomas Eisenhauer, MD
  • Elizabeth Feldman, MD
  • Jane E. Mendez, MD, International Relations Committee Chair
  • Aeisha K. S. Rivers, MD
  • Abida K. Sattar, MD
  • Lisa Tuszka, MS, APNP
  • Aislinn Vaughan, MD
  • Richard Wintch, MD

Staff Liaison:

Nipple Sparing Mastectomy Scientific Advisory Group
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Chair:

  • Sunny Mitchell, MD

Members:

  • Peter D. Beitsch, MD
  • Sheldon M. Feldman, MD
  • Gary W. Unzeitig, MD
  • Shawna C. Willey, MD

Staff Liaison:

Nominating Committee
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  • Deanna J. Attai, MD, Immediate Past President
  • Peter D. Beitsch, MD, Past President
  • Sheldon M. Feldman, MD, President
  • Hiram S. Cody, III, MD, Past President
  • Richard E. Fine, MD, Chairman of the Board

Staff Liaison:

Patient Safety and Quality Committee
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Co-Chairs:

  • Jeffrey Landercasper, MD
  • Roshni Rao, MD

Members:

  • Lisa Bailey, MD
  • Tiffany S. Berry, MD
  • Robert R. Buras, MD
  • Amy C. Degnim, MD
  • Lola Fayanju, MD
  • Joshua Froman, MD
  • Jennifer Gass, MD
  • Negar Golesorkhi, MD
  • Caprice Greenberg, MD
  • Ayemoe Thu Ma, MD
  • Starr Koslow Mautner, MD
  • Helen Krontiras, MD
  • Michelle Sowden, DO
  • Barbara A. Wexelman, MD, MBA
  • Lee Wilke, MD, Research Committee Chair

Staff Liaison:

Publications Committee
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Chair:

  • Judy C. Boughey, MD

Members:

  • Charles Balch, MD
  • Sarah Blair, MD
  • Katherina Zabicki Calvillo, MD
  • Suzanne Brooks Coopey, MD
  • Emilia Diego, MD
  • Jill Dietz, MD
  • Mahmoud El-Tamer, MD
  • Mehra Golshan, MD
  • E. Shelley Hwang, MD
  • Susan Kesmodel, MD
  • Brigid Killelea, MD
  • Michael Koretz, MD
  • Henry Kuerer, MD, PhD
  • Swati A. Kulkarni, MD
  • Holly Mason, MD
  • Elizabeth A. Mittendorf, MD, PhD
  • Tracy-Ann Moo, MD
  • Roshni Rao, MD
  • Miraj Shah-Khan, MD
  • Elizabeth Shaughnessy, MD
  • Jennifer Steiman, MD
  • Stephanie Valente, DO
  • Richard White, MD
  • Jan H. Wong, MD
  • Katharine A. Yao, MD

Staff Liaison:

Research Committee
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Chair:

  • Lee Wilke, MD

Members:

  • Sara Blair, MD
  • David R. Brenin, MD
  • Amy Cyr, MD
  • Caprice C. Greenberg, MD
  • Ted James, MD
  • Nimmi S. Kapoor, MD
  • V. Suzanne Klimberg, MD
  • Jeffrey Landercasper, MD
  • Jaime Lewis, MD
  • Leslie L. Montgomery, MD
  • Roshni Rao, MD
  • Linda A. Smith, MD

Staff Liaison:

Selected Readings in Breast Surgery Working Group
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Chair:

  • Joseph Contino, MD

Members:

  • Doreen Agnese, MD
  • Mark Epstein, MD
  • Marissa Howard-McNatt, MD
  • Kathie-Ann Joseph, MD, MPH
  • Nimmi S. Kapoor, MD
  • John Kiluk, MD
  • Jane E. Mendez, MD
  • Diane Radford, MD
  • Theresa Schwartz, MD
  • Alyssa Throckmorton, MD
  • Rashmi Vaidya, MD

Staff Liaison:

Young Surgeons Working Group
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Chair:

  • Suzanne Coopey, MD

Members:

  • Susan Boolbol, MD, Board Liaison
  • Sarah Cate , MD
  • Abhishek Chatterjee, MD
  • Jill Dietz, MD, Board Liaison
  • Rachel Farkas , MD
  • Monique Gary, DO
  • Daniela Ochoa, MD

Staff Liaison: