Task Forces

2020 - 2022 Task Forces

APPLICANT POOL DEVELOPMENT TASK FORCE (APDTF)

General Program Areas: Development of a robust, diverse and highly qualified national applicant pool.

Members:
Dr. Lewis Reich, SCO, Chair
Dr. Mike Bacigalupi, KYCO
Ms. Sarah Cupples, OSU
Mr. Jim Hollifield, SCO
Dr. Howard Purcell, NECO
Dr. Anne Tasaki, UCB

Liaisons:
Dr. Keshia Elder, UABSO
Dr. Jane Ann Munroe, SCCO
Dr. Howard Purcell, NECO
Dr. John Flanagan, UCB, ASCO President
Dr. Kelly Nichols, UABSO, ASCO President Elect
Ms. Paige Pence, ASCO Staff
Ms. Christine Cummins, ASCO Staff
Ms. Kimberly O’Sullivan, ASCO Staff
Ms. Dawn Mancuso, ASCO Staff

APPLICANT POOL ADVISORY COMMITTEE (APAC)

General Program Areas: Provide industry/community feedback and financial support to ASCO on its efforts to develop a robust, diverse, and high qualified national applicant pool.

Members:
Dr. Howard Purcell, NECO, Chair
Mr. Vernon Dela Cruz, VSP
Mr. Tom Duchardt, Alcon
Dr. Ryan Parker, Essilor
Dr. Carl Spear, Luxottica

Liaisons:
Ms. Christine Cummins, ASCO Staff
Dr. Lewis Reich, SCO
Dr. Mark Colip, ICO
Dr. Jenny Coyle, SCCO
Ms. Paige Pence, ASCO Staff
Ms. Kimberly O’Sullivan, ASCO Staff
Dr. John Flanagan, UCB, ASCO President
Ms. Dawn Mancuso, ASCO Staff

EMPHASIS AREA RECOGNITION TASK FORCE (EART)

General Program Areas: The charge of the Emphasis Area Recognition Task Force (EART) is to make a recommendation to the Residency Affairs Committee (RAFC) about an application process whereby residency emphasis areas may be recognized for category-level subspecialty title status. The EART reports to the Residency Affairs Committee (RAFC).

Members:
Dr. David Heath, SUNY, Chair
Dr. Diane Adamczyk, SUNY
Dr. Kierstyn Napier-Dovornay, WUCO
Dr. Glenda Secor, AAO representative
Dr. Scott Slagle, VA representative

Liaisons:
Ms. Paige Pence, ASCO Staff
Dr. Melissa Suckow, CCO
Dr. John Flanagan, UCB, ASCO President
Ms. Dawn Mancuso, ASCO Staff