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2014 APDVS Spring Meeting Agenda

Hotel Intercontinental Chicago O'Hare, Rosemont, IL
March 28-29, 2014

Please note: All events will be held in the Guggenheim 1/2 Room unless noted.

Friday, March 28, 2014

General Moderators: Michael Dalsing, MD, Indiana University Medical School, Indianapolis, IN and Linda Harris, MD, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
 
9:00 am – 10:30 am    REGISTRATION
 
10:30 am – Noon        COMBINED SESSION WITH PROGRAM
                                  COORDINATORS

10:30 am – Noon        Vascular Programs in the NAS
Moderators: Joan Brown, Michigan State University/Michigan Vascular Center, Flint, MI, Jason Lee, MD, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, and Amy Reed, Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute, Hershey, PA

      10:30 am – 11:30 am
      What Is the NAS?
      Peggy Simpson, EdD, Accreditation Council for Graduate
      Medical Education, Chicago, IL

         • What Is the Application Process for New
            Programs?
         • ADS Update
         • What Faculty Do I Need for a 0+5 and/or a 5+2?
         • What Resources Do I Need for Programs?

      11:30 am – 11:40 am
      Common Mistakes in Applications 
      Linda Harris, MD, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

      11:40 am – Noon
      Panel Discussion
 
Noon – 12:30 pm        BOX LUNCH

12:30 pm – 4:15 pm    COMBINED SESSION WITH PROGRAM
                                   COORDINATORS

12:30 pm – 4:15 pm    New Requirements
Moderators: Rabih Chaer, MD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, Julie Griffin, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN,
and George Meier, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

     
      12:30 pm – 12:40 pm
      CCC/Milestones Introduction
      James Valentine, MD, University of Texas Southwestern
      Medical Center, Dallas, TX
      
      12:40 pm – 1:00 pm
      CCC/Milestones Introduction
      Laura Edgar, EdD, CAE, Accreditation Council for Graduate
      Medical Education, Chicago, IL 

      1:00 pm – 1:35 pm
      VITTAL
      Erica Mitchell, MD, Oregon Health & Science University,
      Portland, OR

      1:35 pm – 3:05 pm 
      Milestones Breakout Groups
      Audra Duncan, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN  
      Laura Edgar, EdD, CAE, Accreditation Council for Graduate
      Medical Education, Chicago, IL
      Linda Harris, MD, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
      Erica Mitchell, MD, Oregon Health & Science University,
      Portland, OR
      John Rectenwald, MD, University of Michigan Medical Center, 
      Ann Arbor, MI
      Murray Shames, MD, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
      James Valentine, MD, University of Texas Southwestern
      Medical Center, Dallas, TX

      3:05 pm – 4:05 pm  
      Mock CCC Review
      Audra Duncan, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
      Laura Edgar, EdD, CAE, Accreditation Council for Graduate
      Medical Education, Chicago, IL
      Linda Harris, MD, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 
      Erica Mitchell, MD, Oregon Health & Science University,
      Portland, OR  
      John Rectenwald, MD, University of Michigan Medical
      Center, Ann Arbor, MI
      Murray Shames, MD, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
      James Valentine, MD, University of Texas Southwestern
      Medical Center, Dallas, TX

      4:05 pm – 4:15 pm
      Supervision Rules Supervision Rules 
      Peggy Simpson, EdD, Accreditation Council for Graduate
      Medical Education, Chicago, IL

4:15 pm – 4:25 pm   BREAK
 
4:25 pm – 4:55 pm   Program Issues
Moderators: Michel Makaroun, MD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA,and Joseph Mills, MD, Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ

      4:25 pm – 4:35 pm 
      How to Pay for a Program
      Jason Lee, MD, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 

      4:35 pm – 4:45 pm 
      Faculty Development
      Amy Reed, Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute,
      Hershey, PA

      4:45 pm – 4:55 pm
      Vascular Lab and the RVPI 
      David Dawson, MD, UC Davis Vascular Center, Sacramento, CA

4:55 pm – 6:00 pm     Discussions
Moderators: John Eidt, MD, Greenville Health System, Greenville, SC,  Linda Harris, MD, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, Joann Lohr, MD, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, 0+5 Resident Representative: Jordan Knepper, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, and 5+2 Representative: Emily Wood, MD, Mayo School of Graduate Education, Rochester, MN

      4:55 pm – 5:10 pm 
      ABS Update
      Robert Rhodes, MD, American Board of Surgery, Philadelphia, PA
  • Report of the 2013 VS QE
  • Change in VSITE Content (note change in ABSITE content)
    • Increased Cost and Time
  • RPVI Required in July 2014
  • NRMP Participation Withdrawals
  • Research in Independent and Integrated Programs
  • Vascular Surgery Applicant Pool
  • Other ABS Specific Issues Influencing the APDVS
    • 7 Year Limit for Initial Certification
 
      5:10 pm – 5:40 pm 
      Minimum Case Requirements for Defined Categories
      John Eidt, MD, Greenville Health System, Greenville, SC  

         • Abdominal – Should it be Altered? 
         • Should We Add Minimum for Other Areas: i.e., Dialysis
            Access, Venous, Other?
         • Should We Eliminate Endovascular Diagnostic
            Minimums?
         • Minimum Cases for 0+5


      5:40 pm – 5:50 pm
      Matching Outside of the Match: The APDVS Stance
      Joseph Mills, MD, Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ 
 

         • How to Handle Taking the Internal Candidate

      5:50 pm – 6:00 pm 
      Update from Recent 0+5 Graduate – Was I Prepared for
      Practice?
      Frank Vandy, MD, Minneapolis Radiology, Plymouth, MN
      
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm  RECEPTION (held in Louvre 3)
 
 

Saturday, March 29, 2014

7:30 am                    CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
 
8:00 am – Noon      
APDVS Business Meeting
Presiding: Michael C. Dalsing, MD, President, APDVS
 
8:00 am  
Greetings 
Michael Dalsing, MD 

8:05 am    
VBS HOT TOPICS FOR APDVS
John Eidt, MD 
  1. ​Report of the 2013 SPE
  2. Discussion of Role of SPE, Especially with 7-year Certification Limit
  3. Integrated Resident Procedural Experience
    a.    Discuss Minimum 250 Cases for First Two Years of 0/5
  4. Status and Use of E-codes 
  5. R/DR Certification Implementation
    a.   New Executive Director of the ABR 
  6. VSB Policies Regarding Canadian Training
  7. Delayed Start of Fellowships
8:20 am    
Erica Mitchell, MD 
  1. Milestones from Perspective of VSB
  2. Boot Camp/Simulation for Vascular Surgery
    a. Medical Student Fourth Year or Pre-residency 
8:30 am
Core Curriculum Committee Report
Joseph Mills, MD 
  1. ​VSCORE Update and Process
  2. Status of V-CORE
  3. IR Integrated Program
9:00 am    
ACGME Update
Peggy Simpson, EdD, ACGME, Chicago, IL 
  1. ​Additional Topics 
9:10 am  
Summary of the 2014 Student Match
Michel Makaroun, MD 

9:20 am     
APDVS CLARIFICATIONS AND ACTION ITEMS
Michael C. Dalsing, MD 
  1. ​Clarification of Trainees Without Ability to Sit for the Vascular Boards
    a.  May be Issue for Independent Programs to Fill Their Program
              i.  Foreign Medical Graduate Without U.S. Training
                            1. Discussion Regards Canada
             ii.   DO Candidate Without ACGME Training 
  2. ​Combined Vascular/Cardiac Training Paradigm
    a.  Last Submission Rejected by RRC 
  3. ​Taking a Resident Outside the Match
    a.  Letter Sent from APDVS Leadership with Dates/Reminder
         Regarding High Expenses for Residents and an Unfair Practice
  4. Point for Discussion
    a.  Moving Fellowship Start Date to August 1
  5. Residency Fair at SVS – Funded by SVS 
 
9:35 am  
President’s Report
Michael C. Dalsing, MD
  1. ​Thank you
    a.  Education Committee – FVS project
    b.  Core Curriculum Committee – VSCORE project
    c.  Residents Applicants for Committees
    d.  Applicants for open positions on Council

9:45 am  
Secretary/Treasurer’s Report
Amy Reed, MD 

  1. Approval of March 23, 2013 Annual Meeting Minutes
  2. Financial Report

9:55 am   
Nominating Committee Report
Jo
seph Mills, MD 


10:00 am    BREAK
 
10:20 am    
Program Committee Report
Linda Harris, MD
  1. 2014 Spring Meeting 
  2. ​RRC Update
    a.  Revised Criteria for ESP programs
 
10:30 am    
Education Committee Report
Rabih Chaer, MD 
  1. Fundamentals of Vascular Surgery Curriculum Project
  2. Skills and Simulation Modules Update
  3. ACS Fundamentals of Surgery Curriculum Project
11:00 am    
Issues Committee Report
George Meier, MD 
  1. Results of the Annual Training Survey and 5+2 Recruitment Survey
  2. Members Only Web site
11:10 am    
Old/New Business/Further Discussion Points                         
Michael C. Dalsing, MD
  1. Characteristics of Applicants to the Vascular Surgery Match 2008-2013” - Malachi G. Sheahan, MD
  2. “Should We Reduce the 24-month ‘Core’ Rotation Requirement for 0/5 Programs?” - Mark Fillinger, MD
11:20 am    
Nominating Committee Report
Joseph Mills, MD 

 
11:35 am   
Committee Appointments
Michael C. Dalsing, MD

  1. ​2014 Resident Appointments
    a.   Executive Council
    b.  Core Curriculum Committee
    c.  Education Committee
  2. 2014 Committee Appointments

Noon  
Adjournment 
Linda Harris, MD – 2014-2016 President, APDVS

 
*Schedule subject to change
 
 
 
 
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