In this installment of the Race and Representation Series, we discuss how to implement effective change to combat systemic racism within healthcare at national, regional, and local levels. Our guests, Dr. Albert Sam and Dr. Bryan Fisher describe their practices and how they have been champions of healthcare equity within both the private and academic settings.
In this episode, we hear three different interviews with four different guests. We covered the Vascular and Endovascular Surgical Society with Dr. Jason Lee, Resident and Student Programming with Dr. Bernadette Aulivola and Dr. Cassius Ochoa Chaar, and occupational hazards for vascular surgeons with Dr. Max Wohlauer. Stay tuned for followup episodes on these and other topics from VAM!
In this episode, we hear from Dr. Carlos Bechara and Dr. William Shutze on the new SVS Surgical Coaching Program. We discuss the basics of the program and get a first hand look at what a coach and mentee interaction will look like as Dr. Bechara provides Dr. Shutze with his perspective and advice on a common non-clinical problem.
Directly from the Vascular Annual Meeting in 2021 in San Diego, here’s a taste of some of the great things that are happening at this year’s VAM. Hear perspectives from some first-time VAM attendees, as well as speakers, moderators, and other leaders in the field.
Matt Chia, Chris Audu, and Elizabeth Andraska sit down with Drs. Kevin Southerland, Karen Ho, and Andrea Obi for a panel discussion introducing basic science in vascular surgery and some tips on getting started and obtaining funding for your research.
Matt Chia and Andy Lazar sit down with Drs. Leila Mureebe, Jeff Siracuse, and Philip Goodney for a panel discussion introducing the VQI and some practical tips on getting started with vascular health services research.
We are very excited to bring you our new series on Landmark Papers in Vascular Surgery!
We are proud to start off with the IMPROVE trial, and for that we welcome Professor Janet Powell, Professor of Vascular Biology & Medicine at Imperial College, London and Chief Investigator of the IMPROVE Trial.
In this episode, Imani and Reginald discuss with Dr. Backhus and Dr. Goodney the historical implications of the longstanding poor relationship between the Black community and the medical community, and its effect on current practices and patient care in vascular surgery. They also explore the role of research in creating demonstrable changes in practice to aid in ameliorating this relationship.