Adam, Robin, and Dr. Forbes sit down with Drs Lawrence, Nelson, and Eldrup-Jorgensen to discuss the Society for Vascular Surgery Foundation and introduce one of its newest initiatives, the VISTA program.
We host a panel of vascular surgeons representing the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Policy and Advocacy Council, Government Relations Committee (GRC), and the Political Action Committee. (PAC). They discuss how they became involved and specifically their work regarding the United States Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Payment Reforms that will go into effect in January 2021.
The Journal of Vascular Surgery has been piloting online journal clubs and would like to open them up to a broader audience. Two JVS Editors join us to discuss this innovative approach to critically reviewing impactful research in vascular surgery and how to get involved.
The Audible Bleeding team is proud to announce that we are joining the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) family and will be a formal publication of the vascular society. We talk to Dr. Ken Slaw, Dr. Ron Dalman, and Dr. Amy Reed, three leaders within the SVS to discuss this transition.
Dr. Brigitte Smith, assistant professor of surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery at the University of Utah, joins us to discuss how we can innovate in the areas of quality and safety education for our vascular surgery trainees.
Dr. Victoria Teodorescu (Dr. T) recounts the people that tried to discourage her on her road to medicine, including her own program director who had told her that “women with children don’t belong in surgery.” Despite all the obstacles, Dr T was able to become Chief of Vascular Surgery at Bronx VA Medical Center where she instituted a diabetic foot clinic to combat emergency amputations for foot infections.