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Applications open this month for the SVS Excellence in Community Practice Award and the Sub-Section on Outpatient & Office Vascular Care (SOOVC) Research Seed Grant and Presentation Award.

The Excellence in Community Practice Award honors members who have exhibited outstanding leadership within his or her community as a practicing vascular surgeon. Criteria include a minimum of 20 years as a practicing vascular surgeon and minimum of five years as an SVS member.

Applicants/nominees must present evidence of leadership in a community-based practice, such as implementation of services or innovations to advance community health, partnerships or collaborations with organizations in the community, and contributions that elevate the stature of the specialty of vascular surgery in the community.

Learn more at Applications close Feb. 1.

The SOOVC Presentation Award recognizes vascular surgeons who have completed clinical research projects in an office-based lab (OBL) or ambulatory surgery center (ASC). Three recipients will be selected for the award.

The Research Seed Grant supports research in an OBL or ASC practice, providing vascular surgeons with funds for a data analyst to analyze research data for actionable insights, quality improvement and patient care. Three recipients will be selected, and each will receive a $10,000 grant.

Visit and Applications close Jan.15.


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