We are excited to interview the editors of the newly released textbook, Vascular Decision Making: Medical, Endovascular and Surgical. They discuss the process of editing a textbook and what makes this resource unique. They also describe the novel app that they have developed to go along with the textbook.
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.
In this second episode from our series on race and representation in medicine, we focus on the challenges of recruitment and retention of racial and ethnic minority groups that are underrepresented in medicine (URM) to vascular surgery. We are very pleased to have with us a number of guests at different levels of training to discuss their experiences and insights.
This episode was recorded prior to the COVID-19 pandemic as part of our collaborative series with the Society for Vascular Surgery Young Surgeons Advisory Committee. Nicole Rich and Sharif Ellozy talk with Dr. Misty Humphries and Dr. Gregory Magee about what they did, or wish they had done, during training to help them establish their practices as young vascular surgeons.
Michel S. Makaroun, MD is a professor of surgery and the chair of vascular surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He is the current president of the Society for Vascular Surgery and has been the president of almost every major vascular surgery organization, including the WFVS, SCVS, Eastern Vascular Society and the APDVS.
Dr. Edward Woo is the chairman of the Department of Vascular Surgery at MedStar Health in Washington, DC, and professor of surgery at Georgetown University. At MedStar, he grew a division of vascular surgery, interviewing and hiring many surgeons across multiple hospitals. He gives advice for fellows on how to find a job and negotiate a contract.