Tag: Presidential address

Outgoing SVS president’s message of unity: ‘We must work together to...

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) is no longer the organization it was half a century ago. That was one of the core messages...

Diversity in care: ‘From being exclusive to more inclusive’

The role diversity played in the past, how it functions in the present, and where it might take vascular surgery in the future formed...

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...

The ABS-VSB: Extolling the virtues of vascular surgery’s independent board

The evolutionary process by which vascular surgery became a bona fide independent discipline has much to thank the American Board of Vascular Surgery (ABVS),...

Rockman: A family story of self-identity

Outgoing Society for Vascular Surgery (SCVS) President Caron Rockman, MD, delved into her family history from late-19th century and early- 20th century Russia to...

Life of Achilles: Turning weakness into bursts of innovation, creativity

Themes rooted in the life of Achilles, the heroic figure from Greek mythology, and the concept of “emotional stamina” underpinned the message delivered from...

Marston: Diversity required to deliver comprehensive care to vascular disease population

William A. Marston, MD, was recalling a recent experience acting as a bone marrow donor for a family member, and the moment it dawned...

Live-streaming to return at VAM 2022

After a successful debut in 2021, live-streaming of a variety of sessions will return to the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Vascular Annual Meeting...

Rise in cardiovascular disease, vascular surgeon burnout presents a public health...

Cases of cardiovascular disease are rising across the U.S., with large disparities seen in ethnic groups and poorer geographical areas. In combination with increased...

Re-emerging from the pandemic: ‘What truly motivates us?’

How to find “flow” and motivation through goal setting, and reacquainting with “intrinsic priorities” on the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic, formed the...

Doubling down on quality: Hodgson lays out path to tackle inappropriateness...

It was supposed to occur at the canceled 2020 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM), but finally given his time at the podium, 2019–2020 Society for...

SVS announces future launch of vascular verification program, aiming to enhance...

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), in partnership with the American College of Surgeons (ACS), today (Thursday, Aug. 19) announced the future launch of...

VAM double header: Presidential Addresses to feature nod to SVS past,...

Following a year like no other comes a Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) like no other—sort of. This year, the key date on the vascular...

‘Grit matters in vascular surgery’

"This is what happens to you when you show grit: You end up being elected president of the American College of Surgeons." Those were among...

UPDATED: First post-virus vascular meeting with in-person element declared success

The first major conference in the vascular surgery universe to incorporate an in-person element as part of a hybrid format has been declared a...

President Hodgson to address ‘State of the SVS’

Just don’t call it the Presidential Address: Instead, on Saturday, June 20, SVS President Kim Hodgson, MD, will present a “State of the SVS”...

Sternbergh: On his journey of self-awareness, overcoming tragedy and achieving work-life...

PALM BEACH, Fla.—In an address that ran the gamut of emotions—from success to tragedy and back again—W. Charles Sternbergh III, MD, may have delivered...