Dr. Frank Veith is widely recognized as a thought leader in vascular surgery with too numerous to count awards, publications and leadership positions, including the past chairman of the American Board of Vascular Surgery and was the 50th president of the Society for Vascular Surgery. He discusses the upcoming Veith Symposium and discusses the controversy surrounding a separate, independent board of vascular surgery.
Dr. Caitlin Hicks is an assistant professor of surgery in the division of vascular and endovascular therapy at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. She is already an accomplished researcher but is also an appointed member of a CMS Clinical Expert Subcommittee tasked with refining peripheral vascular disease cost measures for implementation in the Quality Payment Program.
Dr. Jeffrey Jim is an Associate Professor of Surgery and Program Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship and Integrated Residency at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University in St Louis, Missouri. He takes some time to discuss the basics of TransCarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR), comparative effectiveness research and drivers of cost in vascular surgery.
Dr, Leila Mureebe, associate professor at Duke University, chats with us about academic vascular surgery, health economics, how to improve bedside dopplers, coping with the loss of a patient, music in the OR, her passion for sailing and much, much more!