Tag: VSIG

Medical students reach out to hemodialysis community in times of COVID-19

As president of the Louisiana State University (LSU) Vascular Surgery Interest Group (VSIG), I’ve been eagerly exploring opportunities to engage with community members and...

Conveying vascular surgery’s essential ‘coolness’

Let’s start with a question: how do we communicate coolness? No, I am not referring to a cool or cold foot in the emergency...

New recommendations promote ‘appropriate and effective’ use of social media in...

In response to a rapid augmentation of social media use in medicine over the past five years, the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) has...

VSIGs increase early exposure to vascular surgery in med school

This month, we are focusing on medical student recruitment into vascular surgery. In many medical schools, students do not get any exposure to the...

Trainee wellness: ‘No one really prepared me for the failures’

Communication and an awareness of how often vascular surgery fails emerged as key talking points during a Vascular Surgery Interest Group (VSIG) Lunch Symposium...

Integrated vascular residency recruitment: Start pipeline earlier, engage more deeply

Our great specialty and the patients we serve face an impending critical shortage of vascular surgeons in the decade ahead. The Association of Program...

March 2020 is vascular recruitment month

Much has been made of the impending shortage of physicians in the United States, with ominous predictions that it could come as soon as...

VSIG webinar coming soon from APDVS

From 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. (CDT) on March 26, the Association of Program Directors in Vascular Surgery (APDVS) Recruitment of Medical Students and Residents...