Vascular Surgery Qualifying Examination
The Vascular Surgery Qualifying Examination is a computer-based test offered annually by the American Board of Surgery. The approximately 240 multiple-choice question examination is designed to assess the applicant's cognitive knowledge. The one-day, six-hour examination is held at computer-testing facilities across the United States. Results are posted and mailed approximately four weeks after the examination. For more information, visit the American Board of Surgery Web site.
Vascular Surgery In-Training Examination (VSITE)
The Vascular Surgery In-Training Examination (VSITE) is offered annually to ACGME-accredited vascular surgery training programs to measure the progress attained by residents in their knowledge of vascular surgery. It is a five-hour, web-based examination containing approximately 200 multiple-choice questions.
The exam is furnished to programs as an evaluation instrument to assess residents' progress. Results are released only to program directors. It is not available to individual residents and is not required as part of the board certification process.
SVS VESAP 2 Vascular Education and Self-Assessment Program
VESAP 2 is an invaluable aid in preparing for qualifying, certification, or recertification exams, or to simply remain current in the specialty of vascular surgery. Residents and Fellows will find it a useful study aid for their ABSITE and VSITE examinations.
Posted July 2013