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SVS  SVS Foundation

 Diversity and Inclusion Committee

  • Robyn Macsata, MD, Chair
  • Venita Chandra, MD,
  • Young Erben, MD
  • Guillermo Escobar, MD
  • Jennifer Heller, MD
  • Fernando Joglar, MD
  • Nii-Kabu Kabutey, MD
  • Sarah Pradka, MD
  • Vincent Rowe, MD
  • Palma Shaw, MD
  • Ageliki Vouyouka, MD
  • Jane Yang, MD
  • Rebecca Maron, Staff Liaison

Scope of Work

  • Develop Society for Vascular Surgery® (SVS) programs to address minority issues in vascular surgery


  • Identify ways to improve representation of women and minorities in SVS and regional leadership positions. 
  • Collaborate with the Leadership Development Committee on activities targeted to minorities and women.
  • Collaborate with the Resident and Student Outreach Committee on recruitment and mentorship of minority and female residents and students into vascular surgery.
  • Implement the Minority Medical Student Scholarship Program and Women’s Leadership Award. 

Updated August 2013

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