Ergas' hospital activities include serving as Director of Latin American Programs and Vice Chairman of the Tissue Committee
at the Hospital for Joint Diseases-Orthopaedic Institute.
And, believe me, the tissue committee
([dagger]) at the hospital would look at the records of your D&Cs, and if you had done a D&C on someone with an early pregnancy, there would be a lot of explaining to do.
Surgical pathology residents attend tissue committee
meetings and blood bank residents attend transfusion committee meetings.
The lab should take an active role in providing expert opinions for hospitalwide quality assurance activities undertaken by the tissue committee
, the utilization review committee, and others.