2016 APDVS Spring Meeting
April 1-2, 2016
ACGME NAS and Milestones Information
Upcoming Vascular Surgery Mock Orals
Below is a list of upcoming mock orals held at regional and national vascular surgery meetings.
Important Match Information
0+5 Integrated Match
• Registration opens on NRMP: September 15, 2015
• Rank order begins on NRMP: January 15, 2016
• Withdraw/quota change deadline on NRMP: February 24, 2016
A full schedule of dates can be found online at: http://www.nrmp.org/
New VSQE Operative Log Requirements for Vascular Surgery Residents
The American Board of Surgery recently
announced that integrated vascular surgery residents that begin training in July 2015 will be required to have 25 cases in surgical critical care, with at least one in each of the seven categories: ventilatory management; bleeding (non-trauma); hemodynamic instability; organ dysfunction/failure; dysrhythmias; invasive line management and monitoring; and parenteral/enteral nutrition.View all requirements
Upcoming VSITE Dates
The American Board of Surgery
has announced that the 2016 VSITE will be a 5-hour, web-based examination containing approximately 200 multiple-choice questions. The next exam will be held March 4-5, 2016.Read more
ABS Osteopathic Trainees Policy Change
The American Board of Surgery recently posted a new policy regarding certification of osteopathic surgical residents.
"To be eligible for certification in vascular surgery by the ABS through the independent (5+2) pathway, osteopathic surgical residents must have successfully completed training in an ACGME-accredited general surgery residency program according to the [outlined criteria], prior to completing an ACGME-accredited vascular surgery fellowship. The vascular surgery fellowship must be accredited by the ACGME for the entire duration of training. All other ABS requirements for certification in vascular surgery in effect at the time of application must also be fulfilled."
Updated October 2015