Tag: SVS president

New SVS vice president: ‘How do vascular surgeons differ? We provide...

New Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Vice President Joseph Mills, MD, talks to Vascular Specialist about how inclusivity is at the forefront of SVS...

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...

Dalman: Meeting challenges of COVID-19, SVS future direction head-on

In his introduction to the second of two Presidential Addresses on the 2021 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) slate, new Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS)...

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...

VAM: Spotlight on Friday’s sessions

Two days down, two to go. What a Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) it’s been so far! Here are some of the sessions happening today...

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...

Crawford Forum on multispecialty vascular care: ‘We can work together’

New Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) President Ali AbuRahma, MD, put on an E. Stanley Crawford Critical Issues Forum at this year’s Vascular Annual...

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...

VAM: Spotlight on Thursday

It’s Thursday and the Vascular Annual Meeting is in full swing. Here are some sessions today for you to consider, including the first Presidential...

Past presidents Hodgson, Dalman open VAM 2021

The Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) officially made its in-person comeback this morning (Wednesday, Aug. 18) in San Diego. Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Immediate...

VAM: Spotlight on Tuesday and Wednesday

It’s nearly opening day for the Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) and our schedule is jammed with sessions of interest. Here are presentations to consider...

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...

Map out your VAM experience with the Online Planner

Get a jump start on planning your way through the Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) with the SVS Online Planner. It includes the entire VAM...

WFVS undergoes transformation, looks for vascular ’haves‘ to better help ‘have...

The World Federation of Vascular Societies (WFVS) has entered a new era of transformation, seeking to better pave the way for disparate vascular surgeons...

Mills becomes next SVS vice president

Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) voting members have elected Joseph Mills, MD, of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, as their next vice...

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...

SVS: Progress made during year like no other

While the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects dominated 2020–21 fiscal year—including the cancellation of the live 2020 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM)—it did not deter...

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...

Voting on bylaws, vice president begins May 17

Voting runs from May 17 to 24 on proposed bylaws amendments and for the position of vice president of the Society for Vascular Surgery....

Patients with AAAs who had COVID-19 may need ‘more frequent surveillance’...

Patients who have known abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs), who may have had a COVID-19 infection, might need to have more frequent or a different...

Supervised Exercise Therapy: There’s an app for that

Call it timing on several fronts, each part coming together for the benefit of patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Included in the mix was...

Channeling SVS messaging across diffuse mediums

In order to recognize the diverse ways members interact and consume information, a new Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Communications Committee, replete with three...

‘Leading when everyone is watching—and when no one knows what to...

The title of the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery (SAVS) Jesse E. Thompson, MD, Distinguished Guest Lecture was heralded as “Leading when everyone is...

SVS opens nominations for 2021–2022 vice president

Nominations for the solitary Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) 2021 officer position is now open. The nominations received will inform who will fill the SVS...

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

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

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...

SVS creates much-anticipated DEI Committee

Fulfilling one of the first recommendations—and the highest priority—of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force, the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) has...

Executive Board commits to DEI changes

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force’s findings and recommendations are taking shape, with some already implemented. After...

VAM 2021 taking shape, schedule changes to expand programming

Though many individual components will remain the same, the 2021 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) will have a different look and feel. "The meeting has...

CMS confirms Physician Fee Schedule cuts; SVS members asked to contact...

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) has delivered a blow to vascular surgery in the form of a 7% cut in total...

Dalman to trainees: ‘Vascular surgery is a tremendously rewarding career’

For aspiring vascular trainees, interview season is a time of great stress as well as opportunity. Graduating medical students and residents are preparing the...

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...

President Dalman reflects on year of adversity—and positive change

The last nine months took away much. The Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) was canceled. The Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (VRIC) suffered a similar fate—its...

Audible Bleeding now flows through SVS

The Society for Vascular Surgery would like to welcome the popular Audible Bleeding podcast into its communications family. SVS has reached and executed an...

Former SVS president named to AMA RUC

The American Medical Association's Board of Trustees has named SVS' longtime coding expert and member Robert M. Zwolak, MD, as the AMA alternative representative...

Help diversity effort by completing member survey

To know where to go, you first have to know the starting point. "We cannot adequately measure our progress in the SVS on diversity, equity...

Freischlag elected as ACS president-elect

Julie Ann Freischlag, MD, the first female president of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), will be the next president of the American College...

Hodgson: Bringing appropriateness into sharper focus

In 2019, Kim Hodgson, MD, kicked off his presidential year by placing appropriateness and quality of care under the microscope. His turn organizing the...

President Dalman: SVS Appointments Committee confidential

The success of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) in its many missions is driven by the passion and commitment of its members. Each...

SVS president, JVS editors respond to controversial paper furor

Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) president Ronald L. Dalman, MD, has pledged that the SVS and its flagship title the Journal of Vascular Surgery (JVS)...

SVS president to close out virtual conference with focus on quality...

As SVS ONLINE: "New Advances and Discoveries in Vascular Surgery" prepares to become part of the past, the final presentation will look toward the...

Outgoing SVS president outlines state of Society diversity

Outgoing Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) president Kim Hodgson, MD, delivered a data-driven insight into diversity within the organization during his June 20 State...

Crawford Forum sets the stage for vascular surgery future

It was an encapsulation of the existential questions surrounding vascular surgery. And it was just as the newly installed Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS)...

SVS joins Surgical Care Coalition in fight against Medicare cuts

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) has joined the Surgical Care Coalition as part of a show of solidarity against pending Centers for Medicare...

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...

SVS vice president, treasurer announced on SVS ONLINE opening day

Michael C. Dalsing, MD, has been chosen as the next SVS vice president, joining a line of succession that now includes new president Ronald...

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”...

Vascular surgeons will survive these ‘troubled waters,’ says SVS president

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) is a "solidly built bridge" across the troubled waters of the coronavirus pandemic, president Kim Hodgson, MD, today...

SVS president presents point-by-point defense of Society position on paclitaxel controversy

NEW YORK—Kim Hodgson, MD, president of the Society for Vascular Surgery, delivered a robust defense of the SVS position on the drug-coated balloon (DCB)...