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 For Fellows, Residents, Students

All sessions and events take place in the Hynes Convention Center, unless otherwise noted.

Learning Objective:
The overarching goal of the program is to allow residents and students to explore their interest in vascular surgery. The program provides an excellent opportunity for learners of all levels (first year medical students to senior level surgical residents to vascular surgery trainees) to meet other learners with similar interests and importantly provides students and residents with the opportunity to meet members and leaders of the vascular surgical community.

Fellow, general surgery resident, and medical student activities​

Wednesday, June 4

8:30 am – Noon Room TBA
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society Paper Session
All residents and students are invited to attend the Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society’s (VESS) paper session, which focuses on abstracts from young surgeons and trainees at all levels.

2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Room TBA
General Surgery Resident/Medical Student Scholarship Program Open and Endovascular 
Simulation Training*
The objective of the Resident and Student Simulation Training Program is to provide novice learners with an opportunity to learn how to perform basic vascular procedures. The program offers multiple simulation stations with varying simulations of vascular procedures including performance of a vascular anastomosis on an arterial model (medical students), performance of an open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (surgical residents), and performance of an EVAR or TEVAR in a safe and stress free environment. Attendees also will be able to participate in stations involving basic knot tying, instrument handling, needle accuracy/placement, and suture placement and closure skills.
(Please note this event is open only to the scholarship recipients of the Vascular Annual Meeting Travel and Minority Medical Student Scholarship Programs.)
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6:45 pm – 8:15 pm Room TBA
General Surgery Resident/Medical Student Program Welcome Reception co-sponsored by the SVS Young Surgeons Committee and the VESS*
All residents and students are invited to attend the Welcome Reception to network with program directors, mentors, vascular surgery trainees, young surgeons, VESS leadership, and more.

Thursday, June 5

6:30 am – 8:00 am Room TBA
General Surgery Resident Program Breakfast*
Moderators: 
Kwame Amankwah, MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
Venita Chandra, MD Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA

6:30 am
Introduction 

6:32 am 
SVS Leadership Welcome
TBA

6:37 am
Vascular Surgery: Workforce Needs and Career Choices
Peter R. Nelson MD, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, FL

6:44 am
Academic vs. Clinical-based Fellowships 
Academic: Bernadette Aulivola, MD, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 
Clinical: M. Ashraf Mansour, MD, Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners/Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, MI 

6:56 am
How to Interview and Prepare Fellowship Applications 
Program Director Perspective: Robert J. Feezor, MD, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 
Resident Perspective: Linda Le, MD, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA 

7:08 am
How to Succeed as a Fellow
Amit Jain, MD, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 

7:15 am 
Panel Discussion with Program Directors 
Bernadette Aulivola, MD, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
Carlos Bechara, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Matthew J. Eagleton, MD, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Allen D. Hamdan, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Robert J. Feezor, MD, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
M. Ashraf Mansour, MD, Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners/Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, MI 

7:30 am 
Panel Discussion with Vascular Surgery Trainees
Sherry Cavanaugh, MD, Michigan State University/Michigan Vascular Center, Flint, MI
Yana Etkin, MD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 
Natalia Glebova, MD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Amit Jain, MD, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 
Marcus Kret, MD, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 
Linda Le, MD, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA
Douglas Troutman, DO, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 


6:30 am – 8:00 am Room TBA
Medical Student (MS1/MS2) Program Breakfast*
Moderators: 
Joseph E. Hart, MD, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, ME
Fernando L. Joglar, MD, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico

6:30 am
Introduction 

6:32 am 
SVS Leadership Welcome 
TBA

6:37 am 
Vascular Surgery 101
Robyn A. Macsata, MD, Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University Hospital, Washington DC

6:47 am 
0+5 vs. 5+2 Vascular Training Programs 
Jeffrey E. Indes, MD, Yale University, New Haven, CT

6:57 am
How to Maximize Your Vascular Surgery Educational and Networking Opportunities
Program Director Perspective: Vincent L. Rowe, MD, Keck School of Medicine of USC Medical Center, Los Angeles CA 
Student Perspective: Catherine Go, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 

7:13 am 
Panel Discussion with Program Directors
Jeffrey E. Indes, MD, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Jason T. Lee, MD, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
Joanelle Lugo, MD, NSLIJ/Lenox Hill, New York, NY 
Robyn A. Macsata, MD, Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University Hospital, Washington DC
Vincent L. Rowe, MD, Keck School of Medicine of USC Medical Center, Los Angeles CA
Rami Tadros, MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

7:28 am 
Panel Discussion with Vascular Surgery Trainees
Laura M. Drudi, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada 
Catherine Go, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 
Roy Wesley Jones, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, Temple, TX 
Mila Ju, MD, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 
Dejah Judelson, MD, UMass Medical Center, Worcester, MA 
John Phair, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Payam Salehi, MD, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 

6:30 am – 8:00 am Room TBA
Medical Student (MS3/MS4) Program Breakfast*
Moderators:
Faisal Aziz, MD, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA
Claudie M. Sheahan MD, LSU Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

6:30 am
Introduction 

6:32 am 
SVS Leadership Welcome 
TBA

6:37 am 
Vascular Surgery: Workforce Needs and Career Choices
Andres Schanzer, MD, UMass Medical Center, Worcester, MA

6:44 am 
Academic vs. Community-based Programs
Academic: Audra A. Duncan, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 
Community-based: Patrick E. Muck, MD, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH 

6:56 am
Tips on Sub-Internships, Interviews, and the Match Process
Program Director Perspective: Apostolos K. Tassiopoulos, MD, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY 
Student Perspective: Scott Robinson, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 

7:08 
Update from Recent 0+5 Graduate – Was I Prepared for Practice?
Robert J. Meisner, MD, Sentara Vascular, Hampton, VA

7:15 am 
Panel Discussion with Program Directors
Patrick E. Muck, MD, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
John E. Rectenwald, MD, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 
David A. Rigberg, MD, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Audra A. Duncan, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Andres Schanzer, MD, UMass Medical Center, Worcester, MA
Apostolos K. Tassiopoulos, MD, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY

7:30 am 
Panel Discussion with Vascular Surgery Trainees
Laura Boitano, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 
Scott M. Damrauer, MD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 
Nathan Itoga, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
J. Westley Ohman, MD, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Scott Robinson, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA  
Michael Cyrus Siah, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI 
Matthew Wooster, MD, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Noon – 1:20 pm Exhibit Hall
Visit the Exhibits/Box Lunch*
Students and residents are provided dedicated time to visit exhibitors and participate in pavilion activities.
Noon – 1:20 pm (invitation only)
Minority Medical Student Scholarship Luncheon*
Recipients of the Minority Medical Student Scholarship will network with the SVS Diversity and Inclusion Committee and other minority vascular surgeon leaders. (Please note this event is open only to the scholarship recipients of the Minority Medical Student Scholarship Program.)


Friday, June 6

6:30 am – 8:00 am Room TBA
General Surgery Resident/Medical Student Program Breakfast/Surgical Skills Competition* 
This suturing skills-based competition will feature residents and students working with vascular surgeon mentors. All residents and students are invited to participate. Prizes will be awarded to the top performing general surgery residents and medical students.

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Exhibit Hall
Visit the Exhibits/Box Lunch*
Students and residents are provided dedicated time to visit exhibitors and participate in pavilion activities.

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Room TBA
Residency Fair*
The fair will feature more than 40 vascular surgery programs, as well as provide an opportunity for residents and students to network with program directors, faculty, and current trainees.

 

 

 

Look who is attending the 2014 Residency Fair:

Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor University Medical Center
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cooper University Health Care Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Geisinger Health System
Good Samaritan Hospital Vascular Residency Program
Houston Methodist
Indiana University Vascular Surgery
Johns Hopkins Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy Fellowship
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Loyola University Medical Center
LSU Vascular
Maimonides Medical Center
Massachusetts General Hospital
Mayo Clinic Rochester Vascular Surgery Fellowship & Residency
Medstar Washington Hospital Ctr/Georgetown University
Mount Sinai Vascular Surgery Program
MSU / Michigan Vascular Center Vascular Fellowship
MUSC Integrated Vascular Surgery
New York University Langone Medical Center
OHSU Vascular & Endovascular Fellowship Program
Penn State Hershey Integrated Vascular Surgery Residency
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Vascular Surgery Fellowship
Scott & White / Texas A&M HSC
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Stanford Vascular Surgery Residency & Fellowship Programs
Stony Brook Medicine Integrated Vascular Surgery Residency
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center - Vascular Surgery Fellowship
The University of Chicago Vascular Fellowship
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
UCLA Vascular Surgery
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
University Hospitals Case Medical Center Vascular Surgery Residency Program
University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Arkansas
University of Florida
University of Massachusetts
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota Vascular Surgery Fellowship
University of Mississippi Medical Center
University of Oklahoma
University of Pennsylvania
University of Rochester Integrated Residency Program
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin Integrated Vascular Surgery Residency Program
UPMC Residency and Fellowship
USC Vascular Surgery Program
USF Health Morsani School of Medicine
Washington University Integrated Residency Program
Washington University-St. Louis Vascular Surgery Training Programs
Wayne State University Detroit Medical Center
West Virginia University, Charleston Division

Saturday, June 7 

6:30 am – 8:00 am Room TBA
SVS Leadership Roundtable: Sponsored by the Diversity and Inclusion Committee* 
The SVS Diversity and Inclusion Committee will host roundtable discussions with a diverse group of panelists to address leadership themes in the vascular surgery specialty and medical profession. Featured topics will focus on topics related to breaking through ethnic and gender biases to become a more effective leader.
 
Noon –1:00 pm Room TBA
SVS Vascular Surgery Trainee Luncheon*

Moderators: 
Lindsay Gates, MD, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT 
Ashley Vavra, MD, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Noon 
Welcome

12:05 pm 
U.S. Healthcare and the Future of Vascular Surgery: How Will the Changes Affect Newly Trained Vascular Surgeons?
Randall R. DeMartino, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

12:15 pm 
Lessons Learned from Recent Graduates
Private Practice
5+2 Graduate: Parth S. Shah, MD, Hartford Healthcare Medical Group, Hartford, CT
0+5 graduate: Frank Vandy, MD, Minneapolis Radiology, Plymouth, MN

Academic Practice
5+2 Graduate: Katherine A. Gallagher MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
0+5 Graduate: Naiem Nassiri, MD, Rutgers Robert Wood Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

12:43 pm 
Panel Discussion



* Program is not accredited for CME credit. 

Schedule is subject to change. As of: 4/21/2014.

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