Business Practice Services Committee

Mission Statement

The mission of the Business Practice Services Committee is to assist ASTS members in understanding the business aspect of transplantation and to help them keep up with national trends in transplant practice management. ASTS business practice services facilitate members' understanding of the business aspect of transplantation, and provide education and guidance on transplant management and regulatory issues. Initiatives of the Business Practice Services Committee include:

  1. Transplant surgeon compensation survey

  2. ASTS Leadership Development Program designed to guide transplant leaders through the complex financial and regulatory environment 

  3. Mock Medicare Survey Program

  4. Business Practice/Advocacy Seminars in conjunction with the annual ASTS Winter Symposium

Committee Members

Chair: David C. Mulligan, MD (2021)
Co-Chair: Jason R. Wellen, MD, MBA (2019)
Kiran K. Dhanireddy, MD (2019)
David A. Gerber, MD (2019)
Gabriel T. Schnickel, MD, MPH (2019)
Alvin C. Wee, MD (2019)
Eddie Island, MD (2020)
Tomoaki Kato, MD, MBA (2021)
Henry B. Randall, MD, FACS (2021)

Associate Member Liaison: Stacey L. Doll, MPA (2019)
Councilor Liaison: Julie K. Heimbach, MD
Staff Liaison: Laurie E. Kulikosky, CAE