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International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President
Alan H. Menkis, MD

President Elect
Francis D. Ferdinand, MD

Vice President
Volkmar Falk, MD

Secretary
Paul F. Grundeman, MD, PhD

Treasurer
Gregory P. Fontana, MD

Past President
John L. Knight, MD

Editor
Ralph J. Damiano, Jr., MD

Director
Keith B. Allen, MD

Director
Tohru Asai, MD, PhD

Program Committee Co-Chair
Director (North America)

Niv Ad, MD

Director (North America)
Anson Cheung, M.D.

Director (Europe)
Francesco Maisano

Director (Europe)
Pia S. U. Myken, MD, PhD

Director (Europe)
Piotr Suwalski, MD

Director (Thoracic)
Young Tae Kim, MD, PhD

Director (Thoracic)
Program Committee Co-Chair, Thoracic
Franca M. A. Melfi, MD

Director (Thoracic/N. America)
Program Committee Co-Chair, Thoracic
Daniel L. Miller, MD

Director (Non Europe/ N. America)
Simon C. Moten, MD

Director (Non Europe/N. America)
Johannes Bonatti, MD

Program Committee Co-Chair
Bob B. Kiaii, M.D.

Executive Director
Aurelie M. Alger, JD

Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Soceity
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President
Evelio Rodriguez, MD

Vice President
Benny Weksler, MD

Secretary
Robert J. Moraca, MD

Treasurer
Michael J. Walker, MD

Immediate Past President
Benjamin A. Youdelman, MD

Program Committee Chair
Abbas E. Abbas, MD

Program Committee Cardiac
Eric J. Lehr, MD

Program Committee Thoracic
Faiz Y. Bhora, MD

Membership Committee Chair
Sharon Ben-Or, MD

Membership Committee
Anthony A. Holden, MD
Doraid Jarrar, MD

Executive Council
Joseph E. Bavaria, MD
Geoffrey M. Graeber, MD
Michael F. Szwerc, MD
Glenn J. R. Whitman, MD

Japan Robotic Surgery Society
DIRECTORS

President
Go Watanabe, MD, PhD

Makoto Hashizume, MD, PhD Seiji Naito, MD, PhD
Tadashi Hatano, MD, PhD Keiichi Isaka, MD, PhD
Norihiko Ishikawa, MD, PhD Soichiro Kitamura, MD, PhD
Junjiro Kobayashi, MD, PhD Seiji Naito, MD, PhD
Hiroshi Nakagawa, MD, PhD Masaaki Tachibana, MD, PhD
Hirofumi Takemura, MD, PhD Ichiro Uyama, MD, PhD
Toshikatsu Yagihara, MD, PhD Ichiro Nagano

For information about these organizations, contact: the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, 500 Cummings Center, Suite 4550, Beverly, MA 01915 USA; Telephone: 1.978.927.8330; FAX: 1.978.524.8890; E-mail: admin@ismics.org; Website: http://www.ismics.org/; and the Japan Robotic Surgery Society, Department of General and Cardiothoracic Surgery, Kanazawa University, 13-1 Takara-machi, Kanazawa 920-8641, Japan; Telephone: +81-76-265-2355; FAX: +81-76-222-6833; E-mail: info@j-robo.or.jp; Website: http://j-robo.or.jp.