Robert Neil Sladen
Dr. Robert Sladen is Professor and Vice-Chair of Anesthesiology, and Chief of the Division of Critical Care at Columbia University. He has been a member of SCA for thirty years and has served the society in several capacities. He has lectured at many SCA Annual Meetings and CPB Meetings, and served as a member of the Scientific Program Committee for six years. As Chair of the SCA International Committee, Dr Sladen co-chaired the successful 2008 ICCVA meeting in Berlin, and helped lay the groundwork for the 2010 ICCVA in Beijing. Dr Sladen is currently Editor of the 2010 SCA Monograph on Postoperative Cardiac Care. Dr Sladen hopes to be able to serve SCA for a second term on the Board of Directors. He would like to continue to bring his strong interest in postoperative cardiac care, education and fellowship development, and relationships with national and international societies to the benefit of the SCA membership.