• Pediatric Interventional Cardiology Early Career Society (PICES)

    Executive Committee:

    President: Ryan Callahan, MD, FSCAI
    VP of Research: Gurumurthy Hiremath, MD, FSCAI
    VP of Clinical: Sara Trucco, MD, FSCAI 
    Secretary: Shawn Batlivala, MD, FSCAI
    Webmaster: Michael D. Seckeler, MD, FSCAI



    To provide resources and a forum for pediatric cardiac interventionalists early in their career in order to foster development during the formative stages of their careers.


    • Establish new membership - recruitment and retention
    • Create forum for open discussion of clinical questions or  cases
    • Encourage, foster, and address collaboration for multicenter research projects
    • Assist in identifying educational and professional needs of early career pediatric interventionalists
    • Develop symposia/educational activities at current meetings
    • Contribute as representative to SCAI Congenital Heart Disease Council to provide he “up and coming” perspective
    • Develop new Society programs and projects related to early career needs
    • Networking events