CAST: Committees

CAST committee members

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

Nicholas Barbaro, MDChair2019
Charles Branch, MD Secretary2018
E. Sander Connolly, MDCerebrovascular2019
Cormac Maher, MDPediatrics2017
Linda Liau, MD Tumor2018
Shelly Timmons, MDNeurotrauma/NCC2014
Doug Kondziolka, MD Functional/Stereotactic2016
Vince Traynelis, MDSpine2018
Philip Meyers, MDNESAC Chair2019
Carl Heilman, MD Ex-Officio (ABNS)2018
Griff Harsh, MDEx-Officio (RC)2019
Term limit exceptions may apply.

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.

NESAC committee members

  • Philip Meyers, MD; Radiology- CHAIR
  • Nicholas Barbaro, MD; Neurosurgery (sit with)
  • Charles Branch, MD; Neurosurgery (sit with)
  • Johanna Fifi, MD; Neurology
  • Adnan Siddiqui, MD; Neurosurgery
  • Colin Derdeyn, MD; Radiology
  • Lee Pride, MD; Radiology
  • Brian Hoh, MD; Neurosurgery
  • Jovin Tudor, MD; Neurolog
  • Aquilla Turk, MD; Radiology (term ended in 2019)
  • Adam Arthur, MD; Neurosurgery
  • Italo Linfante, MD; Neurology (term ended in 2019)
  • Sam Zaidat, MD; Neurology
  • Howard Riina, MD; Neurosurgery (term ended in 2019)

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