Volunteers are at the heart of ASCRS’ existence. Collectively, they accomplish incredible work on behalf of the Society and specialty. ASCRS strives to assure a wide range of committee involvement opportunities for members.

Committee Members and Leadership Policies

On February 21, 2018, the Executive Council approved the Policy for Committee Membership to ensure each committee exemplifies diversity of experiences, competencies and demographics. On February 11, 2019, the Executive Council approved the Policy for the Selection and Responsibility for Committee Leadership within the ASCRS.

Residents Committee

The Residents Committee assists in the development of educational programs for residents and informs general surgery residents of the benefits of specializing in colorectal surgery.

Jeremy M. Lipman - Chair
Emily Steinhagen - Vice Chair
Jonathan S. Abelson - Member
Adam D. Barker - Member
Ryan F. Bendl - Member
Christopher J. Buzas - Member
Lisa M. Cannon - Member
Philip F. Caushaj - Member
A D. Chismark - Member
Timothy C. Counihan - Member
Jeffrey Douaiher - Member
Russell W. Farmer - Member
Molly M. Ford - Member
Alessandra C. Gasior - Member
Alexis L. Grucela - Member
Quinton M. Hatch - Member
Michael D. Honaker - Member
Kristina H. Johnson - Member
Brian R. Kann - Member
Sandra L. Kavalukas - Member
Michael E. Kwiatt - Member
Alicia J. Logue - Member
Raman S. Menon - Member
Emily J. Miraflor - Member
John S. Park - Member
Laila Rashidi - Member
David Row - Member
Ralph Silverman - Member
Michael J. Snyder - Member
Michael S. Tam - Member
Joseph A. Trunzo - Member
Andrea S. Zimmern - Member