Tag: VAM

VAM travel scholarships open up to applicants April 21

Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) travel scholarships for trainees to attend the Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) are set to begin accepting applications on April...

SVS introduces ‘Meet the Experts’ Webinar Series

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) is introducing a new webinar series, with the first installment set to take place this month. The "Meet...

Details emerge on VRIC’s move to VAM 2021

In celebration of the 75th year of the SVS, the Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (VRIC), typically held in early May, is moving this...

VRIC set to be held during VAM 2021

This year's Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (VRIC) will be held during two sessions at the 2021 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) in August. VAM is scheduled...

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...

New SVS online portal heralds vascular education ‘on the go’

To great excitement on the part of leaders and members, the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) has launched its new Education Portal, the online...

Why VAM was shifted to August amid COVID-19 vaccination rollout

To enhance the chances of being able to hold the 2021 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) in-person, the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) has moved...

Cohort selected for second year of Leadership Development Program

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) has selected 24 members for the year-two cohort of the Leadership Development Program. Because of the pandemic, the...

Resident Research Award deadline moved to Feb. 17

The deadline for the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Resident Research Award has been extended to Feb. 17—a knock-on effect of the date shift...

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...

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...

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...

VAM dates shifted to mid-August

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) has shifted the 2021 iteration of its flagship conference, the Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM), to August in a...

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...

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,...

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...

Abstracts for VRIC, VAM 2021

Calling surgeons and scientists: Your research is wanted. Submission sites are now open for two annual SVS meetings in 2021, the Vascular Research Initiatives...

SVS makes commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

Following a year of study and including more than 40 separate goals, objectives and requested actions, the SVS Executive Board has received, reviewed and...

Coming up: VRIC and VAM 2021 submission portals set to open

Abstracts for next year’s Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (VRIC) will be accepted beginning Nov. 3. VRIC 2021 is held the day before and in...

SVS: Building bridges between twin tracks of academic and private practice

For Laurel Hadley Hastings, MD, membership in the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) provides a great collection of valuable benefits. They include an ongoing...

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...

VAM 2021 to celebrate 75th anniversary of SVS

The 2021 Vascular Annual Meeting—to be held June 2 to 5, 2021 in San Diego—will be a celebration as well as an educational and...

SVS ONLINE 2020 meeting returns in series of recordings

Time marches on. Time heals all wounds. If I could turn back time. All of these may be true—but in the case of the...

September slate of regional vascular meetings goes digital

This time last year, the ranks of vascular surgery were gearing up to head for points East, West, Midwest and Northeast as the slew...

Students/residents: Free webinars and virtual program directory available

In early June, the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Resident and Student Outreach Committee held the SVS Pathways to Vascular Surgery Practice 2020: "Planning...

Black patients in areas with lowest PAD rates disproportionally at higher...

It’s among the most topical areas of discussion in current U.S. cultural life: Black people face disparities in terms of healthcare outcomes. And the...

Counting down till July 15 CME deadline

The SVS ONLINE conference may be firmly fixed in the rearview mirror but attendees are now staring down the barrel of the deadline for...

SVS ONLINE: A meeting of firsts

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) notched up plenty of firsts this year with its virtual meeting, SVS ONLINE: "New Advances and Discoveries in...

International Lecture: Endovascular colossus discusses new PAD therapy

A new therapy of hydration and oncotic pressure of plasma helped 100% of certain elderly peripheral artery disease (PAD) patients in terms of pain,...

Reminder: Claim CME, MOC credits by July 15

Physicians may obtain Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) self-assessment credits through their participation in SVS ONLINE. MOC credits require physicians...

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...

Paper on EVAR for large AAAs named 2020 poster winner

Livia de Guerre, MD, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston has been named winner of this year’s poster contest. This year’s contest...

At your fingertips: Posters, lectures and videos

SVS ONLINE: "New Advances and Discoveries in Vascular Surgery" offers more than just live programming. The virtual meeting also hosts OnDemand programming: more than 80...

‘Poor long-term survival’ following explantation of an infected endograft

Paolo Perini, MD, of the University Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy, told the audience of SVS ONLINE (June 20–July 2) that explantation of an...

SVS in transition: A look back, a look ahead

Each Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) president wishes for a memorable annual meeting, outgoing SVS president Kim Hodgson, MD, noted during his State of...

Save the dates for VQI online sessions

VQI@VAM, the Vascular Quality Initiative’s annual meeting held in conjunction with the Vascular Annual Meeting, will also take a digital format in the wake...

Earn precious CMEs and MOCs at SVS ONLINE

Physician registrants: get a boost on collecting required continuing medical education (CME) and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Self-Assessment credits during SVS ONLINE: “New Advances...

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...

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...

Navigate SVS ONLINE with planner

The perfect match for an online meeting? An online planner. And it makes navigating SVS ONLINE a snap. It follows the basic outline of planners...

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”...

VESS session to feature during SVS ONLINE

The Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society (VESS) takes center stage at SVS ONLINE: "New Advances and Discoveries in Vascular Surgery," on Wednesday, June 24. From...

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...

SVS ONLINE: Virtual program and associated events take shape

Planning continues unabated for the highly anticipated SVS ONLINE, set to kick off June 20 and run through July 2 in lieu of the...

SVS ONLINE: How VAM program was transformed for virtual alternative

How do you turn a live event for thousands of participants and exhibitors into a trimmed-down, online experience? Carefully, and not easily. “We got here...

SVS ONLINE: Carving out virtual version of VAM invited sessions amid...

As Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Postgraduate Education Committee chair Vikram Kashyap, MD, tells it, the organizers behind programming for the Vascular Annual Meeting...

SVS ONLINE: Call for pandemic-focused late-breaking abstracts

Over the course of the summer, SVS ONLINE will provide attendees with an innovative program featuring both live webinars and on-demand sessions. The event...

SVS remains nimble in face of spreading pandemic, pivots to member...

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) started 2020 with plans intensifying for the Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (VRIC) in May, the Vascular Annual Meeting...

Official: SVS cancels VAM

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) has officially pulled the plug on the 2020 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) scheduled to take place in Toronto...

Update on VAM 2020 issued by SVS

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) has placed members on notice that the Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) slated for June 17–20 in Toronto looks...

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...

Your SVS: Storming into 2020 and horizons beyond

With significant progress made on many fronts in 2019, the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) is looking forward to the next horizon in 2020. In...

SVS now accepting late-breaking abstracts for VAM

Late-breaking abstracts are now being accepted for VAM 2020 by the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS). Preference will be given to prospective, multi-institutional trials...

Wider VAM 2020 schedule unveiled

Beyond the always popular scientific sessions detailing research and presented from the podium, the Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) also stages more than 25 other...

O Canada: VAM 2020 housing, registration open March 4

Registration and housing for the 2020 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) open March 4. The 2020 Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) meeting will be held June...

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...

Vascular Specialist performs key role as conduit of discussion, says chief...

NEW YORK—Vascular Specialist has a critical role to play in dictating discussion of the key issues that impact surgeons in the field, the publication’s...