Operative Competency Evaluation Committee

Operative Competency Evaluation Committee | ASCRS

This committee develops and refines evaluation tools which will allow colon and rectal surgeons who train residents to determine whether the resident performing a particular operation has the requisite skills, anatomic knowledge, procedural knowledge and medical knowledge to safely treat patients with diseases of the colon, rectum and anus.  

The committee is responsible for the following:

  • Development of educational platforms for technical competencies.
  • Dissemination of educational platforms that teach and assess technical competencies.
  • Development and dissemination of educational platforms for trainees.


Chair: Sandra de Montbrun, MD
Vice Chair: Todd Francone, MD
Advisor: Helen MacRae, MD
Council Rep: Bradley Champagne, MD


Karim Alavi, MD
Glenn Ault, MD
Joseph Carmichael, MD
Christina Cellini, MD
Lilian Chen, MD
Imran Hassan, MD
Scott Kelley, MD
Nicole Lopez, MD
Mark Manwaring, MD
John Migaly, MD
Michael Ott, MD
Anantha Padmanabhan, MD
Timothy Sadiq, MD
Avery Walker, MD
Bruce Wolff, MD