Tag: SVS president

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)...