Tag: Community practice

Community practice award deadline extended

There's still time! The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) has extended the deadline to nominate an SVS member for the prestigious Excellence in Community...

UPDATED: Last call for community practice accolade

The clock is ticking to submit nominations for the 2022 Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Excellence in Community Practice Award—with an extended deadline now...

Members involved in suggesting topics for VAM 2022 sessions

Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) program planners are finalizing the lineup and topics for several types of educational session for the 2022 Vascular Annual...

Nominate ‘giver, doer’ for Excellence in Community Service Award

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) is asking members to consider who among the many excellent vascular surgeons they may know in community practice...

WVS 2021: Community surgeons report improved rAAA survival after adoption of...

Overall survival improved from 71% to 80% after a group of community practice surgeons started using an endovascular-first approach to ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm...

SVS honors community practitioners

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) honored six members Thursday with the Excellence in Community Service award. This award, in only its third year, honors...

Postgraduate courses stacked with key content

Selecting topics for postgraduate courses, concurrent and breakfast sessions, and “Ask the Experts” presentations at the Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) is a careful, considered...

SVS Town Hall on June 30 hones in on value of...

The next Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Town Hall will focus on the value of an office-based lab (OBL) to the healthcare system, patients...

SVS creates section for members in community practice

To better meet the needs of those Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) members who practice in the community setting, the SVS has approved a...

OBL: Keys to success in the outpatient setting

The ability to pivot in the face of changes to reimbursement while still meeting the needs of patients is a key facet of success...

Candidates for 2021-22 SVS vice president revealed

The candidates in the running to be the next Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) vice president—and a future SVS president—have been unveiled. They are William...

Upcoming webinars: May to feature exchanges on coding, employment

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Community Practice Committee will host two webinars in May designed to support members in community-practice settings. Members may...

SVS seeks nominees for prestigious community practice award by May 1

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) is on the lookout for candidates for the next Excellence in Community Service Award, with the deadline for...

Surgeons discuss early efforts rolling out SVS Branding Toolkit

Two-and-a-half years back, when Kathryn E. Bowser, MD, joined her current institution as a vascular surgeon, a confluence of unfolding events led her to...

Upcoming symposium for fellows: ‘Building a successful vascular practice’

A symposium designed to educate graduating vascular fellows on succeeding in a community or private practice as well as an academic setting is set...

Target 2021: SVS councils and committees drill down on key goals...

While there is little doubt the pandemic has impacted each vascular surgeon and the SVS as a Society in numerous ways, the commitment and...

OBL: Community surgeons discuss surviving private practice in office-based labs

Outpatient settings like office-based laboratories (OBLs) have attracted increased scrutiny in recent times amid efforts to shine greater light on appropriateness in care. During...

Study: The ‘successful’ operation of TCAR in a community practice setting

A research team in Dallas demonstrated the successful operation of transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) in a community practice setting, reporting results in line with...

Local matters: Three community service honorees in profile

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) has honored three members in community practice for their leadership of patients and their local communities, as well...