Conflict of Interest Management Committee

The Conflict-of-Interest Management Committee is responsible for the development, and management of ISHLT conflict of interest policies, including identifying and mitigating potential conflicts and determining processes to review and mitigate COI.

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Maryjane Farr, MD MSc (2024)

Chair
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

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Anju Bhardwaj, MD (2024)

Member
University of Texas/McGovern Medical School, Houston, Texas

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Tiffany Buda, MSN (2024)

Member
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
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Roopa Rao, MBBS (2024)

Member
Indiana University

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Anup Varghese, MD Anaesthesia (2024)

Member
Narayana
Bangalore, India

Katharina Wassilew, MD MHBA (2024)

Member
Royal Papworth Hospital
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Sue Bessner,

ISHLT Staff Liaison
ISHLT

The Conflict-of-Interest Management Committee is responsible for the development, and management of ISHLT conflict of interest policies. This includes identifying and mitigating potential conflicts members may have while serving in leadership roles related to CME education planning, determining processes used to review and mitigate COI for all educational activities offering CME credit, and defining triggers for committee review of potential conflicts. 

Policies