We are excited to announce a fantastic educational opportunity for vascular trainees! The Journal of Vascular Surgery is initiating an internship program geared at both senior integrated vascular residents and vascular fellows. The program is designed for those who have an interest in learning the JVS Journals review and editorial process.
Dr. Sachdev-Ost is currently the site chief of vascular surgery at Magee Women’s Hospital, the associate program director of the vascular surgery residency and fellowship at UPMC and was recently appointed as an associate editor for clinical research focused on diversity, equity and inclusion at JVS.
Kevin and Adam interview four cutting edge outcomes researchers in vascular surgery, leading two international studies on the impact of COVID-19 on vascular surgery patients, the COVER Study and VASCC.
Dr. Misty Humphries is an Associate Professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery at the University of California at Davis Medical Center where she serves as the Vascular Surgery Residency Program Director and Vice-Chair of Surgical Outcomes. In 2019 she was awarded a K award from the NIH investigating the role of telemedicine programs to reduce amputation rates in rural populations and joins our team to discuss updates and best practices in Telemedicine the face of COVID-19 pandemic.
In our second JVS Meet the Author episode, we also pilot our first Audible Bleeding/JVS Online Journal Club. Jacob Schwartzman joins Dr. Paul DiMuzio from Jefferson and Dr. Sarah Deery from Johns Hopkins in a discussion with first author Dr. Caitlin Hicks. Dr. Hicks is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Therapy at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, with special interests in health services research and healthcare costs.
Drs Alik Farber and Matthew Menard join us to discuss Best Endovascular vs. best Surgical Therapy in patients with Critical Limb Ischemia (BEST-CLI), a prospective, multicenter, randomized, open-label (two-arm), comparison to evaluate the effectiveness of best surgical to best endovascular revascularization in patients with CLI.
This episode is the first in a series produced in collaboration with the Society for Vascular Surgery Young Surgeons Advisory Committee (SVS YSC). This episode will focus on establishing a research lab and setting the groundwork for a productive academic career. Our guests for this episode are two members of the Young Surgeons Advisory Committee, Dr. Mohamed Zayed and Dr. Nicholas Osborne.