CAST: Committees

CAST Members serve 3 year terms, renewable once for a total of 6 years of service

CAST

Nicholas Barbaro, MD, Chair

Charles Branch, Jr. MD, Secretary/Treasurer

Perry Ball, MD; Neurocritical Care, NCCTRAC Chair

E. Sander Connolly, MD; Cerebrovascular

Joanna Fifi, MD; CNS-Endovascular, NESAC Chair

Doug Kondziolka, MD; Functional

Linda Liau, MD; Tumor & Skull Base

Cormac Maher, MD; Pediatrics

Vincent Traynelis, MD; Spine            

Griffith Harsh IV, MD (RC Chair Ad Hoc)

Dan Resnick, MD (ABNS Secretary Ad Hoc)


NCC Fellowship Accreditation
NCC Fellowship accreditation will be done by the NCCTRAC (Neurocritical Care Neuro Trauma Advisory Committee) under the authority of the Society of Neurological Surgeons through CAST. This committee will establish fellowship requirements based on agreed-upon criteria, which will include NICU patient management experience, faculty expertise, facilities, learning and academic environment, and institutional/departmental support. The NCCTRAC committee will use these criteria to approve fellowship applications.

Accreditation of CNS Endovascular fellowships will be done by NESAC (Neuroendovascular Surgery Advisory Committee) under the authority of the Society of Neurological Surgeons through CAST. This committee will establish educational and training requirements for fellowship programs based on agreed-upon criteria, which will include patient management information for training fellows, faculty experience, facilities, academic environment, and institutional/departmental support.

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