Transplant Accreditation & Certification Council Members

Chair: Douglas G. Farmer, MD
Co-Chair: Wendy J. Grant, MD, FACS
Jonathan P. Fryer, MD
Michael B. Ishitani, MD
Richard J. Knight, MD
Alan N. Langnas, DO
John C. Magee, MD
Lewis W. Teperman, MD
Matthew Cooper, MD
Dev Desai, MD
FTC Chair: Andre A.S. Dick, MD
FTC Co-Chair: Tayyab Diwan, MD
Staff Liaison: Chelsey Gordon Farkosh



The following committees were developed by the Transplant Accreditation & Certification Council to assist in developing the certification pathway and program accreditation. 

Knowledge Assessment Committee

The Knowledge Assessment Committee (KnAC) is responsible for developing questions for the annual written assessment which is administered to fellows. 

: Wendy Grant, MD (2020)
Co-Chair: Jonathan Fryer, MD (2020)
Lokesh Bathla, MD (2021)
Richard Knight, MD (2021)
Mike Ishitani, MD (2021)
Karim Halazun, MD (2021)
Sunil Geevarghese, MD, MSCI (2021)
Kelly Collins, MD (2021)
Erin Maynard, MD (2021)
Peter Yoo, MD, FACS (2021)
C. Kristian Enestvedt, MD (2020)
Marc Melcher, MD (2020)
Benjamin Samstein, MD (2020)
Jennifer Verbesey, MD (2020)
Sandy Feng, MD, PhD (2020)
Staff Liaison: Chelsey Gordon Farkosh



Program Accreditation Committee

The Program Accreditation Committee (PAC) is responsible for reviewing accreditation and reaccreditation applications, conducting site visits, and developing, updating, and implementing accreditation requirements.

Chair: Patrick Dean, MD (2022)
Co-Chair: Gregory Veillette, MD (2022)
Clark Andrew Bonham, MD (2021)
Steve Hanish, MD (2021)
Catherine Kling, MD (2022)
Atsushi Yoshida, MD  (2022)
Staff Liaison: Chelsey Gordon Farkosh

Oral Exam Committee

The Oral Exam Committee is responsible for developing oral exam cases for the certification pathway.

Chair: John Magee, MD (2022)
Co-Chair: Lewis Teperman, MD (2022)
Ian Carmody, MD (2021)
Jacqueline Garonzik Wang, MD (2021)
James Eason, MD (2021)
Gabriel Schnickel, MD (2021)
Randall Sung, MD (2022)
Pete Abrams, MD (2022)
Sandy Feng, MD, PhD (2022)
Joseph Magliocca, MD (2022)
Amy Evenson, MD (2023)
Amit Mathur, MD (2023)
Peter Abt, MD (2023)
Derrick Christopher, MD (2023)
Staff Liaison: Chelsey Gordon Farkosh