Tag: SVS Wellness Task Force

Study: 40% of vascular surgeons report suffering chronic work-related pain

A majority of vascular surgeons are in pain after a day of operating—with open and endovascular surgery identified as the types of intervention causing...

Robert B. Smith III: A lifetime of achievement

His was the golden age of vascular surgery, said Robert B. Smith III, MD, recipient of this year’s SVS Lifetime Achievement Award. And he...

Vascular surgeons: Avoiding burnout and achieving wellness

Coaching, institutional and cultural changes, advocacy, identifying issues and banding together all can play a part in vascular surgeons’ avoiding burnout and achieving wellness....

COVID-19 survey: Support of hospitals and societies ‘paramount’ to promoting well-being...

Responses to the COVID-19 pandemic practice, anxiety, coping and support survey for vascular surgeons, recently presented in a Special Scientific Session on COVID-19 during SVS ONLINE on June...

Dispatches: Opening up a difficult conversation around systemic racism

Recent times have wrought a potent cocktail of cultural disarray on the psyche of the United States. In medicine and vascular surgery, this confluence...

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)...

Alarming rate of suicidal ideation among female vascular surgeons warrants urgent...

Gender-based differences driving career dissatisfaction and burnout exist, viewers of the SVS ONLINE (June 20–July 2) virtual conference heard during the William J. von...

Burning issue: Surgeon wellness occupies central role in ONLINE agenda

As in the past few years, wellness and burnout—and how to mitigate them—remain topics of education and discussion at Society for Vascular Surgery meetings. This...

Von Liebig Forum part of SVS ONLINE opening day

The Vascular Annual Meeting’s scientific sessions traditionally kick off on the Thursday of VAM—opening day of the scientific sessions—with the William J. von Liebig...

Crawford Critical Issues Forum 2020 echoes founding charge

This year’s E. Stanley Crawford Critical Issues Forum is set to come full circle from its very genesis 32 years ago at the Vascular...

Mark your calendars: Latest SVS peer support call coming up

Vascular surgeons are being encouraged to join the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Wellness Task Force, fellow SVS members and SurgeonMasters on May 28...

Final push: SVS COVID-19 needs assessment survey closes April 24

The SVS Wellness Task Force today announced a final push for respondents to the Society's COVID-19 needs assessment survey. The initiative, designed to help...

SVS needs assessment survey: Evaluating impact of COVID-19 on vascular surgery

The COVID-19 pandemic has stressed the healthcare workforce with unprecedented challenges, the like of which has not been experienced in a century. In response,...

SVS Wellness Task Force launches COVID-19 member survey

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Wellness Task Force has launched an anonymous member survey in a bid to better support vascular surgeons as...