News | December 02, 2007

FASA, AAASC Members Approve Merger

December 3, 2007 - Members of FASA and American Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers have voted to approve the proposed merger between FASA and the AAASC.

As a result, on Jan. 1, 2008, FASA and AAASC will join together to become one organization that will be known as the ASC Association.

The new ASC Association will be led by Chair Alsie Sydness-Fitzgerald, CASC, current chair-elect of FASA. David Shapiro, M.D., currently a member of the AAASC Board of Directors, will become chair-elect of the new ASC Association and take office as chair at the conclusion of Sydness-Fitzgerald's term. Current AAASC President Joseph Banno, MD, and current FASA Chair Allen Hecht will both serve as immediate past chairs. Other members of the ASC Association Board will include Nap Gary, secretary, Jerry Henderson, CASC, treasurer, Joe Clark, Greg Cunniff, David George, MD, Michael Guarino, Sandra Jones, CASC, Keith Metz, MD, Brent Lambert, MD, John Schario and Donna St. Louis.

Also on Jan. 1, 2008, the education and research arm of the ASC community will become known as the Ambulatory Surgery Foundation. That board will include five members from the existing FASA/Foundation Boards and three from the existing AAASC Board. Dr. Shapiro will serve as the chair of the foundation. The other members of the foundation's board of directors will be Ann Geier, CASC, Dick Hanley, Jovanna Lee, CASC, Sarah Martin, Margaret Orman, Debra Stinchcomb, CASC, and Arnaldo Valedon, M.D.

For more information: www.fasa.org and www.aaasc.org

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