The Southern Association for Vascular Surgery (SAVS) has announced its officer slate for 2021–2022. Incoming president is William A. Marston, MD, professor in the department of surgery at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, who takes over from now immediate past president Gilbert R. Upchurch Jr., chair in the department of surgery at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
Stepping into the SAVS president-elect shoes is William D. Jordan Jr., MD, chief in the division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. Jordan moves up from secretary-treasurer.
Adam Beck, MD, the director of the division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, takes over from Jordan as secretary-treasurer.
Margaret (Megan) Tracci, MD, associate professor of vascular and endovascular surgery at UVA Health in Charlottesville, Virginia, becomes SAVS recorder.
Meanwhile, Ellen Dillavou, MD, associate professor of vascular surgery at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, and Ravikumar Veeraswamy, MD, director of the division of vascular surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, are councilors-at-large.