Posts tagged with "Education"



Interviews · 10. October 2021
Dr. Gregorio Sicard is Professor Emeritus of Surgery and Emeritus Chief of Vascular Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He trained in general surgery at the Barnes Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, and completed the first Transplantation Fellowship there. He eventually became the Chief of Vascular Surgery and Chief of General Surgery at Washington Hospital. He founded the Vascular surgery fellowship there in 1983. He is a former President of the...
Special Topics · 09. September 2021
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!
Interviews · 22. August 2021
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.
Special Topics · 19. August 2021
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.
Professional Development · 23. July 2021
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.
Professional Development · 18. July 2021
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.
Special Topics · 11. July 2021
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.
Professional Development · 17. June 2021
Matt Chia and Ali Irshad sit down with Drs. Meryl Simon Logan and Sree Kanna in part 2 of our series for newly-matched vascular residents embarking on their next stage of training.
Interviews · 13. June 2021
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. 
Professional Development · 08. May 2021
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.

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