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 Fellows Council

  • Elliot Chaikof, MD, Chair
  • Frank Pomposelli, MD
  • Robert Thompson, MD
  • Michael Watkins, MD
  • Patricia Burton, Staff Liaison

Scope of Work

  • Advise the Board of Directors on issues and strategic directions related to academic affairs and research.
  • Bestow Distinguished Fellow status on members of the SVS.
  • Responsible for coordinating the activities of the Fellows.
  • Represents the views of the Fellows Council on the Board and the Executive Committee.
  • Implements projects when there is no other mechanism


  • Review applications for Distinguished Fellow designation and recommend candidates for election at the annual Fellows meeting
  • Nominate members of the Research Council including the chair, select honorary members, society scholars, Lifetime Achievement Award, Medal for Innovation and special lecturers

Updated August¬†2013‚Äč

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