Lung Cancer Early Detection Implementation Strategies Task Group

Task Group Charge:

To identify and develop best practices for scalable models that also overcome barriers to the delivery of high-quality lung cancer early detection.

Task Group Members

Melinda Aldrich, PhD, MPH, FACE
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Julie A. Barta, MD, ATSF
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
at Thomas Jefferson University

Vickie Beckler, MBA, RN

Angela Criswell, MA
GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer

Joelle Fathi, DNP, RN, ARNP, CTTS*
University of Washington School of Nursing

Grant Greenberg, MD, MHSA, MA
Lehigh Valley Health Network

Eric Hart, MD
Northwestern Medicine

Claudia Henschke, PhD, MD
Mount Sinai

Jane Kim, MD, MPH*
Department of Veterans Affairs

Peter Mazzone, MD, MPH, FCCP*
Cleveland Clinic Hospital System

Andrea McKee, MD
Beth Israel Lahey Health

(*) indicates Steering Committee member

Gaetane Michaud, MD, MS
University of South Florida

Raymond Osarogiagbon, MBBS, FACP
Baptist Memorial Healthcare

Charles A. Powell, MD, MBA
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Theresa Roelke, AP-RN

Kim Lori Sandler, MD
Vanderbilt University

Lecia Sequist, MD, MPH
Harvard Medical School

Christopher Slatore, MD, MS
Portland VA Medical Center

Tina D. Tailor, MD
Duke University School of Medicine

Jeffrey Velotta, MD, FACS
UCSF School of Medicine

Karen J. Wernli, PhD, MS
Kaiser Permanente
Washington Health Research Institute

Charlie White, MD, FACR, FNASCI
University of Maryland

Opportunities for Intervention/Influence:

  • Identify best practices/challenges in established lung cancer screening programs
  • Define and regularly update alternative pathways and minimum standards to high quality lung cancer screening programs that include primary care, pulmonology, and radiology, and access to multidisciplinary groups

Accelerating Uptake of Lung Cancer Screening: A National Initiative