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Julie A. Freischlag to be installed as ACS president

Former Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) President Julie A. Freischlag, MD, will be installed as the 2021-22 president of the American College of Surgeons...

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It is time to end the interview

INTERVIEWER: “Good morning, nice to meet you. Are you going to get pregnant?” While this may seem like a shocking way to begin a...

The choice between autonomy, true partnership—or the slow drift to ‘thralldom‘

Anthony Valdés, MBA, the president of Tampa, Florida-based Collaborative Health Systems, declares that what physicians want is to “deliver great clinical outcomes, get paid...

SVS news

Julie A. Freischlag to be installed as ACS president

Former Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) President Julie A. Freischlag, MD, will be installed as the 2021-22 president of the American College of Surgeons...

SVS task force continues fight to stop cuts

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Medicare Cuts Task Force is continuing its work to stop the proposed cuts in physician reimbursement from going...

Commentary

The last several years have seen ongoing controversy and debate about the risks and benefits of paclitaxel-coated devices (PCDs) for patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). The latest contribution from Konstantinos Katsanos, MD, and colleagues raises questions about potential...

VAM news

It was an epic return: nearly 700 abstracts presented in six plenaries and several other forums; six concurrent sessions; six SVS breakfast sessions; three postgraduate courses; six “Ask the Experts” presentations; more than 1,000 in-person professional attendees; nearly 400...

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