Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
2013 NEWSLETTER

Council

President
Samuel R Money, M.D.

President-Elect
Fred A Weaver, M.D., M.M.

Vice President
Robert B McLafferty, M.D.

Secretary
Alan M. Dietzek, M.D.

Treasurer
Thomas C Bower, M.D.

Recorder
William J Quinones-Baldrich, M.D.

Past President
George H Meier, M.D.

Past President
Joann M Lohr, M.D.

Past President
Michel S. Makaroun, M.D.

Member-at-Large
Richard F. Neville, M.D.

Member-at-Large
R. Clement Darling, III, M.D.

Member-at-Large
Caron R Rockman, M.D.

Rep to ACS Adv. Council
for Vascular Surgery

Peter F Lawrence, M.D.

Rep to ACS
Board of Governors

Enrico Ascher, M.D.

Editor (Ex-officio)
Herbert Dardik, M.D.

Program Chair
Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr., M.D.


Future Meetings

42nd Annual Symposium
March 17-22, 2014
La Costa Resort
Carlsbad, California


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President’s Message
Samuel R. Money, MD, President
Samuel R. Money, MD
I would like to thank my colleagues in the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery for the opportunity to serve the Membership as your President for this year. Our Society is one of the leaders in the field of vascular surgery and I am proud of the accomplishments the SCVS has been making for decades. Read more.

Message from the Secretary
Alan M. Dietzek, MD
Alan M. Dietzek, MD
Please allow me to thank all of our members in the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery for the privilege of serving as your Secretary. My time with the SCVS has been most rewarding and it is an honor to now be working for our fine organization in this capacity.
Read more.

Message from the Treasurer
Thomas C. Bower MD
Thomas C. Bower MD
The Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery continues to be one of the most influential professional organizations in the vascular specialty. It has been my pleasure to serve as Treasurer for the Society.
Read more.
From the Editor
Herbert Dardik, M.D., FACS
Herbert Dardik, M.D., FACS
Please share your feedback with me about our Newsletter and any ideas for future content by sending an email to admin@scvs.org.

2012 Annual Business Meeting
SCVS
In preparation for the next SCVS Annual Business Meeting taking place on Friday, March 15th (12:30pm - 1:30pm) at the Fontainebleu Miami Beach, please review the Minutes of the last meeting held in Las Vegas. 2012 Minutes.

During the Annual Business Meeting in Miami Beach the Membership will be voting on a Bylaws Change that introduces a “Rolling Membership” process. Review this Bylaws Change

2013 Annual Symposium
41st Annual Symposium
Register Online today for the 2013 SCVS Annual Symposium March 12-16 in Miami. The early bird deadline is quickly approaching on Friday, February 1st.

Reserve your housing reservations online, or call the Fontainebleau hotel directly by phone at 1 (800) 548-8886 (mention the SCVS Annual Symposium to receive the group rate). Book before the group reservation deadline of Monday, February 18th.
Symposium Website


Fellows Program
SCVS Fellows Program - 41st Annual Symposium
The Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery is again offering an exciting program for Senior Vascular Residents (PGY 6/7) on March 12 & 13, 2013 as part of the SCVS Annual Symposium, which will be held March 12-16, 2013 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach in Miami, Florida. In order to be eligible for this program you should currently be a Fellow PGY 6/7 OR for 0-5 Programs a PGY 4 or 5. Acceptance into the SCVS Fellows Program includes complimentary meeting registration for the SCVS Annual Symposium, three nights room and tax at the host hotel, and airfare compensation Program Website

Incoming Fellows Program
Incoming Fellows Program - 41st Annual Symposium
The Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery is again offering an exciting program dedicated to the needs of 3rd-5th year residents accepted to a Vascular Fellowship on March 13 & 14, 2013 as part of the SCVS Annual Symposium, which will be held March 12-16, 2013 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach in Miami, Florida. In order to be eligible for this program you should currently be a PGY 4/5 in General Surgery Program or for 0-5 Programs
a PGY 3. Program Website


Top Gun Program
SCVS Top Gun Program - 41st Annual Symposium
This exciting competition, that includes dinner during the final round, provides an opportunity for 2nd year/senior Fellows to fine-tune their surgical skills in a safe, simulated environment. The program will take place as part of the SCVS Annual Symposium, which will be held March 12-16, 2013 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Miami, Florida. The first rounds of competition will take place in the exhibit hall on Wednesday and Thursday (March 13th and 14th) with the final round taking place during dinner on Thursday evening (March 14th). Admission to the SCVS Top Gun Program will include complimentary meeting registration to attend the 2012 SCVS Annual Symposium (including all social functions). The overall winner(s) of the Final Round will receive an iPad. Program Website

Young Vascular Surgeons Program
SCVS Young Vascular Surgeons Program - 41st Annual Symposium
This program is designed for vascular surgeons who have completed fellowships and have been working for five years or less. The program will take place as part of the SCVS Annual Symposium, which will be held March 12-16, 2013 at the Fonainebleau Miami Beach, Miami, Florida. The program is scheduled for Thursday March 14th from 6:00pm – 10:00pm. The program includes a dinner symposium featuring talks from leaders in vascular surgery. Admission to the SCVS Young Vascular Surgeons Program will include complimentary registration to attend the 2013 SCVS Annual Symposium (including all social functions) and one night room and tax at the host hotel. Program Website