Interviews

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...
Interviews · 29. September 2021
Welcome back to our series on Landmark Papers in Vascular Surgery. In this episode, Jacob, Amanda, and Matt sit down with Dr. William Jordan to discuss arguably one of the most landmark papers in the field, the NASCET trial. Dr. Jordan is the John E. Skandalakis Chair of Surgery, and Professor and Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy at the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. He completed his medical degree at Emory, followed by a general...
Interviews · 26. September 2021
We are excited to be introducing the first episode of our new series, Holding Pressure. The contents are geared towards medical students to introduce them to the field of vascular surgery. In this episode, we have a group of distinguished medical students who are leaders or founders of Vascular Surgery Interest Group at their respective medical schools to talk about their experiences. Guests: Tara Zielke (@ZielkeTara) is a 3rd year medical student and the president of VSIG at Loyola University...
Interviews · 21. September 2021
In this installment of the Race and Representation Series, we discuss how to implement effective change to combat systemic racism within healthcare at national, regional, and local levels. Our guests, Dr. Albert Sam and Dr. Bryan Fisher describe their practices and how they have been champions of healthcare equity within both the private and academic settings.
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.
Interviews · 02. July 2021
This year marks the 75th Anniversary of the Society for Vascular Surgery. This year's Vascular Annual Meeting will also be a very welcome return to in-person meetings after the pandemic. Sharif and Fanny chat with the co-Chairs of the Program Committee for the VAM, Dr. Andy Schanzer and Dr. Matt Eagleton, to give us a preview.
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. 
Interviews · 03. May 2021
Adam, Robin, and Dr. Forbes sit down with Drs Eldrup-Jorgensen and Nelson to discuss in detail the SVS Foundation’s newest initiative, the VISTA program, and one of the first funded pilot projects.
Interviews · 17. April 2021
Rachael and Francesca discuss with Mr. Jonathan Boyle and Aminder vascular surgery registries in the UK, how they contribute to device safety and lessons learned from the Nellix experience.
Interviews · 12. April 2021
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.

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