This year marks the 75th Anniversary of the Society for Vascular Surgery. This year's Vascular Annual Meeting will also be a very welcome return to in-person meetings after the pandemic. Sharif and Fanny chat with the co-Chairs of the Program Committee for the VAM, Dr. Andy Schanzer and Dr. Matt Eagleton, to give us a preview.
Dr. Andres Schanzer is a Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center and University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts, with a secondary appointment as Professor of Quantitative Health Sciences. He serves as the Director of the UMass Memorial Heart and Vascular Center and is the founding Director of the UMass Memorial Center for Complex Aortic Disease. He serves as the national principal investigator for the United States Fenestrated and Branched Endograft Research Consortium. This is his first year as co-Chair of the Program Committee for the Vascular Annual Meeting of the Society for Vascular Surgery.
Dr. Matthew Eagleton is the chief of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital and co-director of the Fireman Vascular Center leading a multi-disciplinary team interested in the management of vascular disease. Dr. Eagleton’s clinical and research interests are focused on the pathobiology and endovascular treatment options for complex aortic disease. Dr. Eagleton has served in a variety of national organizations including the Vascular and Endovascular Surgical Society and the Society for Vascular Surgery. This year, he is completing his tenure as Chair of the Program Committee for the Vascular Annual Meeting of the Society for Vascular Surgery.
Dr. Fanny Alie-Cusson is joining us today for her first interview as part of the Audible Bleeding family. She is an Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
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