Women’s Health Community of Practice (WHCOP)

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2023-2024 Executive Committee

Chair: Ana Rossi (2025)
Co-Chair: Monika Sarkar (2025)
Past Chair: Lisa Coscia (2025)
Board Liaison: Shelley Hall (2024)
Goni Katz-Greenberg (2024)
Swati Rao (2024)
Ersilia DeFilippis (2025)
Alexandra Shingina (2025)

Staff Liaison: Olivia Snow (osnow@myAST.org)

2022-2023 Initiatives

  • Continue to support and develop workgroups to assist with main goals and COP membership engagement:
    • Education
    • Awards and Nominations
    • Social Media
    • Webinar for WHCOP run by our COP apart from T3 webinars
    • Childcare and Pumping
  • ATC program proposals; collaborate with relevant COPs.
  • Hold Controversies Conference (CC) regarding Family planning and pregnancy after solid organ transplant and living donation
  • Submit a Journal Club article.
  • Submitted 2 topics for T3 webinar
    • Bone Health Post-Transplant in conjunction with the TxPharm COP
    • T cell exhaustion and pregnancy-reduced alloimmunity in conjunction with the COTS COP
  • Continue to collaborate on AST journal clubs, controversies conferences, T3 Webinars, and ATC program proposals.
  • Review and revise the mission statement at the annual business meeting and incorporate work groups into the mission statement.
  • Attend AST Board/COP event at ATC.
  • Develop metric for monitoring speakers and moderators at AST meetings to ensure that we are following our diversity and inclusion mission statement
  • Continue to use HUB and social media to post articles of interest.
  • Consider appropriate candidates for AST Board nominations, awards and FAST designation annually.
  • Plan WHCOP event at CEOT 2023
  • WHCOP/WIT networking event at ATC 2023
  • Reach out to WIN and WIT for joint event at ASN 2022.
  • Target 1 twitter post per month.
  • Gain 50 new twitter followers in 2022-2023.
  • Support fundraising events of AST (ex. Donation Derby) using Hub and social media.
  • Have an incentive again for Donation Derby.
  • Trainee and Early Career travel grant and a potential for another grant to a different AST meeting
  • Email to new members to let them know about how the COP works and how they can engage with the EC
  • Post on the Hub as needed to engage COP members and complete mid-year and EOY initiatives to submit to the BOD