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
Vice Chair: Todd Francone
Advisor: Helen MacRae
Council Rep: Bradley Champagne

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