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 Young Surgeons Advisory Committee

  • Rabih Chaer, MD, Chair
  • Brian DeRubertis, MD
  • Paul Foley, MD
  • Mounir Haurani, MD
  • Jason Lee, MD
  • Patrick O'Brien, MD
  • Raymond Shaheen, MD
  • Susan Shafii, MD
  • Jessica Simons, MD
  • Majid Tayyarah, MD
  • Brad Thomas, MD
  • Grace Wang, MD
  • Timothy Wu, MD
  • Emily Kalata, Staff Liaison

Scope of Work

  • Monitor issues of special concern to members in the first five years of practice and advise
    Society for Vascular Surgery® (SVS) leadership on ways the Society can better meet the needs of this membership constituency


  • Identify educational, practice management and other needs of young vascular surgeons
  • Work with Leadership Development Committee to develop programs for young surgeons
  • Identify ways to increase the number of Candidate members becoming Active members
  • Develop Vascular Annual Meeting educational programming and networking activities for young vascular surgeons and trainees
  • Develop online practice memos on topics addressing the needs of young vascular surgeons and trainees
  • Collaborate with the Resident and Student Outreach Committee  to  recruit students and residents into vascular surgery

Updated August 2013

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