Contributions, Deadlines, Meetings, and Committees


Make Your SVS Foundation Contribution by Dec. 31, 2012

Support your specialty with a contribution to the SVS® Foundation. Donations made by Dec. 31 may be used as a deduction on your 2012 tax return. The Foundation supports young vascular surgeons in their research.

Learn how the SVS Foundation has helped launch the careers of these SVS members.

Vascular Annual Meeting® Abstract Submission Deadline

The abstract submission deadline for the 2013 Vascular Annual Meeting® is Jan 3, 2013. Plan to share research and attend the premier meeting for vascular health professionals, to be held May 30-June 1, 2013 in San Francisco. Registration and housing for the meeting will open on March 5, 2013.

International Session Offered during 2013 Vascular Annual Meeting

A new session will be offered at the 2013 Vascular Annual Meeting, the International Forum. It will be held as a concurrent session on Wednesday at 5:00 pm, May 29, 2013. International authors are encouraged to consider this opportunity and submit an abstract by the Jan. 3, 2013 deadline.

Contact your Representative Today

Contact your House of Representatives and Senate members to avoid two scheduled cuts to Medicare physician payment: the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR)-driven 26.5 percent cut and the 2 percent cut under sequestration. An automated letter is posted on® which can be viewed and emailed. Or contact your House and Senate members by telephone at 1-800-833-6354.

2013 SVS Nominating Committee Announced

The 2013 Nominating Committee members are: Robert Zwolak, chair; Richard Cambria, SVS Past President; Michael Dalsing, representing affiliated societies on Board of Directors; Randolph Geary, representing SVS Councils; and Gilbert Upchurch, at-large member nominated by SVS members.


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