Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
2014 NEWSLETTER

Council

President
Fred A. Weaver, MD

President-Elect
Robert B McLafferty, M.D.

Vice President
Thomas C Bower, M.D.

Secretary
Alan M. Dietzek, M.D.

Treasurer
Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr., M.D.

Recorder
William J Quinones-Baldrich, M.D.

Past President
Samuel R Money, M.D.

Past President
Joann M Lohr, M.D.

Past President
George H Meier, M.D.

Past President
Michel S. Makaroun, M.D.

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

Member-at-Large
RWilliam D. Jordan, Jr., 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

O. William Brown, M.D.

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

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


Future Meetings

43rd Annual Symposium
March 29 – April 2, 2015
Fontainebleau Miami
Miami, Florida

44th Annual Symposium
March 12 – 17, 2016
Bellagio Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada


In order to best serve its membership, the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery must maintain accurate records for effective and efficient communication.


President’s Message
Fred A. Weaver, MD, President
Fred A. Weaver, MD
It is indeed an honor to be this year's President of the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery (SCVS). The SCVS is an organization that was established to provide clinically relevant and current vascular education for the practicing vascular surgeon as well as students and residents interested in a career in vascular surgery. Read more.

Message from the Secretary
Alan M. Dietzek, MD
Alan M. Dietzek, MD
Another SCVS Annual Symposium is upon us and I would like to thank all of our members in the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery again for the opportunity to serve as our organization’s Secretary. 2013 to 2014 has been a busy time for the leadership and what follows is an overview of the Council’s activity over the past several months. Read more.

Message from the Treasurer
Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr., MD
Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr., 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
Dr. Dardik comments on the passing of Dr. Dominic A. DeLaurentis, another Past President of the SCVS.
Read more.


2013 Annual Business Meeting
Minutes
In preparation for the next SCVS Annual Business Meeting taking place on Friday, March 21st (12:30pm - 1:30pm) at the Omni LaCosta Hotel in Carlsbad, please review the Minutes of the last meeting held in Miami Beach. 2013 Minutes

New SCVS Members being ratified
in Carlsbad, California
With the SCVS Rolling Membership process now in place these new members will be acknowledged at the upcoming Annual Business Meeting. New Members


2014 Annual Symposium
SCVS 2014 Annual Symposium
Register online today (link to http://symposium.scvs.org/registration.cgi) to attend the 2014 SCVS Annual Symposium, March 18-22, 2014 in Carlsbad, California, and avoid a increase in registration fees on site.

Please note that the Omni La Costa Hotel is no longer accepting reservations under the SCVS group rate as the deadline has passed. You may still reserve a room based on availability by calling (800) 854-5000.

Symposium Website

The SCVS is offering an exciting program exclusively for clinical vascular fellows on March 18 & 19, 2014 as part of the SCVS Annual Symposium, which will be held March 18-22, 2014 at La Costa Hotel in Carlsbad, California. 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. If you are not in one of these programs you are not eligible.

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

The SCVS is also offering an exciting program dedicated to the needs of 3rd-5th year residents accepted to a Vascular Fellowship on March 19 & 20, 2014 as part of the SCVS Annual Symposium, which will be held March 18-22, 2014 at La Costa Hotel in Carlsbad, California. Although the 2014 Incoming Fellows Program is currently full, to put your name on the wait list, please email Amy Nolfi at anolfi@prri.com.

Program Website

This exciting competition provides an opportunity for young surgeons 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 18-22, 2014, at the Omni La Costa in Carlsbad, California. Admission to the SCVS Top Gun Program will include complimentary meeting registration to attend the 2014 SCVS Annual Symposium (including all social functions).

Visit the Program Website to learn more about the instructional sessions, preliminary and final rounds, and how to apply to the program. Please note that registration will also be available onsite during the programming in Carlsbad, California.

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 18-22, 2014, at the Omni La Costa in Carlsbad, California. The program is scheduled for Thursday, March 20th from 6:00pm – 10:00pm. and includes a dinner symposium featuring talks from leaders in vascular surgery.

Admission to the SCVS Young Vascular Surgeons Program will include one night room and tax at the Omni La Costa. Visit the Program Website to learn more. Please note that registration will also be available onsite during the programming in Carlsbad, California.


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