Tag: SVS Foundation

Wound healing research earns SVS Foundation prize, place on VAM stage

University of Michigan resident and Vascular Specialist resident/fellow editor Christopher Audu, MD, has been granted the SVS Foundation Resident Research Award for 2022. And,...

SVS has patient resources and guidelines on strokes

May was Stroke Awareness Month, and the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and SVS Foundation offer educational resources for Society members to provide as...

Urban or rural: Ensuring access to quality vascular care ‘no matter...

Michael Dalsing, MD, talks to Vascular Specialist about how his formative years growing up in rural Wisconsin, as well as experience of operating in...

SVS Foundation continues call for VISTA project applicants

The SVS Foundation VISTA (Vascular Volunteers In Service To All) pilot project continues to seek applications for innovative, community-based projects. The initiative grants support for...

SVS Foundation seeks applicants for VISTA projects

The SVS Foundation started to seek proposals in mid-April for pilot outreach projects to help identify needed vascular services in underserved portions of the...

Tickets selling briskly for Gala: ‘Cheers to 75 Years’

More than 330 people have registered their intentions to raise a glass to toast the Society for Vascular Surgery's quarter-century of helping vascular patients...

‘Cheers to 75 Years’: Anniversary Gala tickets go on sale on...

How will you help the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) celebrate “Cheers to 75 Years?”  Maybe it's offering an adventure in the wilderness, on a...

VRIC input in 2021 helped strengthen research, says award-winner

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (VRIC) in 2021 helped Sriganesh (Sri) Sharma, MD, better understand his own work.  During the...

March 1 awards deadline nears 

The deadline is March 1 for several awards and honors from the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and the SVS Foundation. They include the...

Giving November initiative brings in $50,000-plus to SVS Foundation

The SVS Foundation’s extension of Giving Today into Giving November was a big success, with more than $50,000 donated to Foundation research, grants, awards...

Deadlines near for slew of awards, honors

It’s awards season at the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and the SVS Foundation, with deadlines in January, February and March for many awards...

In paying back, Joe Hart pays it forward

For Joe Hart, MD, a larger donation to the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Foundation this past year is helping him pay back several...

Planning underway for next VAM

One of the innovations—livestreaming— introduced at the 2021 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM), is influencing the 2022 schedule. “The streaming option, particularly for international members,...

Review the year in SVS Foundation annual report

In a year prominently defined once more by COVID-19, the SVS Foundation nonetheless took some big steps forward, with new initiatives and a big...

Take advantage of SVS diabetes resources

November is National Diabetes Month. The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) has many resources to help its members educate their patients and families and...
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SVS Foundation seeks auction items for VAM 2022 Gala

The SVS Foundation is planning what promises to be 2022’s party of the year—and needs the help of Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) members....

SVS Foundation Board, Development Committee approved

The SVS Executive Board has approved the 2021–22 SVS Foundation Board appointments, as recommended by the Foundation Board. Continuing for an additional one-year term...

Annual Business Meeting—for members only

Attend Saturday’s Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Annual Business Meeting to participate in important Society business. This is SVS’ second Annual Business Meeting for...

‘COVID-19 sparks diabetic macrophage inflammation’—award-winning paper

When patients with diabetes are infected with coronavirus, specialized macrophage cells—already primed to develop excessive inflammation in this population—are further transformed into a pathologically...

With Foundation help, more vascular care headed to Oklahoma

There are new vistas in Oklahoma for those in need of vascular care. That’s “vista” as in Vascular Volunteers In Service To All, or...

Spotlight: Outstanding women in business award

American College of Surgeons (ACS) President-elect Julie A. Freischlag, MD, CEO of Wake Forest Baptist Health and a past president of the Society for...

Honor mentors with gift to SVS Foundation

Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) members can honor their mentors in a wonderful and consequential way by making a donation to the SVS Foundation...

SVS Foundation: Celebrating surgeons on March 30

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Foundation recognizes and thanks all SVS surgeons and physicians on National Doctors’ Day, which falls on March 30. This...

SVS Foundation work continues during year of challenges

Despite it being a year unlike any other, the increased generosity of the SVS Foundation donors allowed for the mission work to continue as...

SVS Clinical Research Seed Grant deadline pushed to March 8

The deadline for the SVS Foundation Clinical Research Seed Grant has been extended to Monday, March 8. The award, which provides researchers with $25,000 to...

Foundation donors rise to challenge

The SVS Foundation received an extra infusion of contributions in late 2020, thanks to more than 40 new donors and the generosity of four...

Deadlines near for Society, Foundation awards

Applications are due early in 2021 for a number of Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and SVS Foundation awards, honors and grants. Information on...

WIfI score found to be accurate across racial groups

The wound, ischemia and foot infection (WIfI) score is as accurate a predictor of risk for limb loss in Black people as it is...

Fund hope with the SVS Foundation

A gift to the SVS Foundation funds not just things—patient education fliers, research awards and community awareness projects—but also hope for a better future....

Clarion call: Application deadlines for research awards coming up

Applications for three Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Foundation awards are coming up early in the new year. The Resident Research Award (Jan. 13,...

‘Smile’ to benefit SVS Foundation

The holidays are close upon us, and many Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) members will be shopping online this month and next. The COVID-19...

Dig deep this Giving Tuesday

Will you give on Giving Tuesday? This will be the SVS Foundation’s third year marking the annual global day of giving—Dec. 1, this year—which...

With an eye on the past, SVS Foundation looking ahead to...

Before we can look to where we’re going, we need to look to where we’ve been. And we do just that, in the pages...

SVS Foundation Board structure changed

The SVS Foundation Board of Directors has altered its infrastructure, including expanding the board and adding seats specifically for public members and changing the...

Resident Research Award: Extracellular vesicles enhance DVT via RIPK3

Extracellular vesicles enhance deep vein thrombosis (DVT) via receptor interacting protein kinase-3 (RIPK3), the study that claimed this year’s SVS Foundation Resident Research Award...

Tickets on sale for 2020 Foundation Gala

The “Vascular Spectacular” Gala was one of the highlights of the 2019 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM), and it’s sure to be the same in...
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Save the date for 2020 SVS Foundation Gala

Attendees had a “spectacular” evening at the 2019 SVS Foundation Gala, and organizers urge all members attending the 2020 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) in...

Vital importance of funding for pair of separate needs

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) has two dedicated member-supported service organizations fulfilling very distinct needs: the SVS Foundation and the SVS Political Action...