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Diversity gains momentum at JVS

The addition of a diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) editor at the Journal of Vascular Surgery (JVS) was found to be associated with more...

From the Editor

Cognitive dissonance, unhappy physicians and burnout

Emotional intelligence has been widely accepted as an important element of leadership. The seminal work of Daniel Goldman informs us that the education of...

A modest proposal: Let’s eat the trauma surgeons

Well folks, after more than two years of the pandemic, racial injustice, and medical misinformation, I have decided it is time to return to...

SVS news

SVS addresses pair of critical payment-related proposed rules

In July, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released two critical payment-related proposed rules for CY2023—the highly anticipated Medicare Physician Fee Schedule...

CLTI: Translating guidelines into practice

Clinical practice guidelines (CPG) are integral to helping achieve optimal patient care. The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) clinical guidelines are evidence-based and the...

Commentary

If one were to ask the average citizen where cutting-edge technology is developed, the most probable answer would be “private industry”; think Apple, Tesla, Uber. This lies in the belief that the U.S. government is slow, risk-averse and cumbersome...

VAM news

It all started around the late 1970s, early 1980s. Back then, recalls Frank J. Veith, MD, the notion of aggressively pursuing limb salvage in a gangrenous foot or toe went against the grain of current thinking. What Veith and...