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.
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.
Adam and Dr. Sheahan join Miss Eilidh Gunn and Dr. Steven Yule to discuss human factors engineering, coaching, and the Non-technical Skills for Surgeons (NOTSS) taxonomy and how they can be applied to improving vascular surgery.
Matt Chia and Ali Irshad sit down with Drs. Regina Husman and Kirthi Bellamkonda to answer your questions from Twitter about how newly-matched vascular residents can set themselves up for success in their residency.
Dr. Jack Cronenwett was recently awarded the first Lifetime Achievement in Education Award from the Association for Program Directors in Vascular Surgery (APDVS). We are very excited to have Dr. Cronenwett join us to give us his perspective on the history of the APDVS, the Vascular Integrated Residency, and the Vascular Quality Initiative.
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.
The Association of Program Directors in Vascular Surgery Recruitment of Medical Student and Residents Committee will present a free informational webinar, ‘VSIG Live!’, at 6pm CST on Thursday, March 25th, 2021. The intent of ‘VSIG Live!’ is to allow all U.S. medical students to experience a Vascular Surgery Interest Group meeting and learn more about Vascular Surgery, even in the absence of a local chapter.
With the interview season underway amidst a pandemic, we sought out advice for students applying to the integrated vascular surgery residency from three experts: Dr. Chelsea Dorsey, Dr. Murray Shames, and Dr. Arash Fereydooni.