Tag: medical students

Vascular surgery oral boards text seeks to fill certifying void

Think of it as the omega of the vascular surgical textbook literature, quips Andrew M. Wishy, DO. As a training resource, it fits neatly...

Sudanese vascular association readies for first-ever conference

The Sudanese Association of Vascular Surgeons (SudAVaS) has announced the scientific program behind its first-ever international conference, marking the occasion by celebrating the “first...

NIH funding for vascular surgeon-scientists: ‘We need more funded vascular surgeons...

Presenting at the 2023 Southern Association for Vascular Surgery (SAVS) annual meeting in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, Amin A. Mirzaie—a pre-medical student at Emory...

Students and residents: Attend VAM 2023 on a scholarship

Medical students and general surgery residents have the chance to change their lives. Perhaps they are still seeking some direction for their medical careers. Perhaps...

Vascular trainee-developed VSITE review book sees sales soar

A new review textbook developed by a vascular surgery resident with the aim of helping fellow trainees prepare for milestones like the Vascular Surgery...

Deadline extension: SAVS extends travel scholarship application cut-off for 2023 meeting

The Southern Association for Vascular Surgery (SAVS) has announced a deadline extension to Dec. 5 for 20 travel scholarships that are available to medical...

Corner Stitch: A letter to new vascular interns

Every intern starting vascular surgery this year is incredibly talented, and soon to be a member of a tight-knit, supportive, and fiercely passionate group...

Vascular surgery review book seeks to plug hole in VSITE preparation...

When University of Massachusetts Medical School integrated vascular surgery resident Thomas Creeden, DO, was preparing for his first Vascular Surgery In-Training Exam (VSITE), it...

Bolstering the workforce: Session details how to start a vascular training...

The workforce shortage issues set to plague vascular surgery over the next few decades, alongside an aging population and increase in vascular disease, formed...

Vascular Surgery Interest Groups propel students’ awareness and engagement in the...

A study of the impact of Vascular Surgery Interest Groups (VSIGs) can have on piquing awareness and engagement of medical students in the specialty...

Getting the most out of meetings like VAM

It’s Friday at Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) 2022 in Boston! Hopefully, many of us trainees are getting to mingle and meet leaders in the...

SVS members receive deep discount on key textbooks

Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) members receive many important discounts as a privilege of belonging. These perks include discounts to important references in diagnosing...

The top 10 most popular Vascular Specialist stories in March

Among the posts catching Vascular Specialist readers' eyes last month were the digital flipbook version of our March print edition, a new study looking...

Moments suspended in time: Joining the vascular fold

Noon on March 19, 2021, marked the end of an unprecedented year in the world of resident recruiting. Months of virtual interviews, “away” rotations...

The pandemic has been a challenge, but perhaps it imposed some...

Years from now when we look back, will we measure time in terms of B.C. and A.C.—Before Covid and After Covid? It’s hard to...

Lesson learned: Entering vascular residency during first wave of pandemic 

An insight into the benefits of virtual learning from the perspective of a medical student on the cusp of residency as the early stages...

Vascular Specialist–March 2022

In this issue: Dedicated vs. non-dedicated: Researchers place venous stenting under the spotlight at the American Venous Forum (AVF) 2022 annual meeting (p. 1 and...

Time’s nearly up: Apply for VAM travel scholarships by March 9

Time is quickly running out for medical students and general surgery residents to apply for Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) travel scholarships to attend...

Formally introducing Christopher Audu

The team at Vascular Specialist—led by Malachi Sheahan III, MD—is pleased to announce the appointment of University of Michigan resident Christopher Audu, MD, as...

Corner Stitch: From intentions to gratitude in 2022

A time of transition, like the dawn of a New Year, usually commences the mass drive for New Year’s resolutions and intentions. Many of...

VAM travel scholarship applications available this month

Medical students and general surgery residents will be able to apply this month for travel scholarships to attend the 2022 Society for Vascular Surgery...

VSIGs increase early exposure to vascular surgery in med school

This month, we are focusing on medical student recruitment into vascular surgery. In many medical schools, students do not get any exposure to the...

Insights from the VAM 2021 floor: The future of vascular surgery

The Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) presents great opportunities for medical students and residents who aspire to be vascular surgeons to network with, engage with...

VAM set to feature special breakfast sessions for medical students

A pair of breakfast sessions aimed at medical students—and potential future vascular surgeons—will form part of the Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) Aug. 19. The...

Pearls of wisdom for interns

It’s June and, in less than a month, a swarm of new faces, and freshly minted MDs and DOs will descend upon most academic...

Elevating women in vascular surgery

Over a one-year period, Association of American Medical Colleges data showed that 25% of women in surgery reported experiencing disrespect based on their gender,...

A love for writing

Welcome to Corner Stitch, a brand new section by and for trainees. First up is outgoing Vascular Specialist residents and fellows editor Laura Marie...