Special Topics

Special Topics · 27. November 2022
Today, we are republishing the SVS Webinar from September 7, 2022, Hacking the EMR: Making the EMR work for you. The Community Practice Section, Health Information Technology Committee, and Wellness Committee have collaborated to develop a webinar about how to manage the EMR to benefit your daily practice needs.
Special Topics · 20. November 2022
The COVID pandemic has resulted in increased rates of burnout and mental illness among surgeons. The quiet epidemic of mental illness continues to leave both surgical trainees and staff at increased risk of self-harm or suicide. In this episode, we talk with Dr. Carrie Cunningham and Dr. Dawn Coleman about their efforts to change the narrative and provide data on the impacts of mental health on surgical training and practices.
Special Topics · 13. November 2022
Role of the Modern Vascular Surgeon in Oncologic Surgery In this episode, we explore the role of vascular surgeons in oncologic surgery. We will be discussing the nuances of vascular involvement in oncologic resection, common practices, and future directions of this collaborative surgical culture. Dr. Adam Beck (@AWBeckMD) is a vascular surgeon and Professor of Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he serves as the Director of the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular...
Special Topics · 11. September 2022
Soni and Wen discuss the new SVS Women's Section with the steering committee co-chairs, Drs. Audra Duncan and Palma Shaw.
Special Topics · 04. September 2022
Today, we are republishing the Health Information Technology (HITC) webinar from May 4, 2022, on New Technologies in Vascular Surgery. New technologies designed to improve surgical techniques are rapidly emerging in the vascular specialty. This brings on surgeons to discuss four new exciting technologies moderated by Drs Judith Lin and Oliver Aalami.
Special Topics · 04. August 2022
Today’s Vascular Origin Stories (VOS) episode will be the first part of a multi-episode series exploring how the young battalion surgeons serving in MASH units in the Korean war pioneered wartime vascular repair. This episode introduces the Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH), as well as some of the real-life stories from the surgeons unknowingly changing the field of medicine which inspired the hit movie and TV series M*A*S*H.
Special Topics · 03. July 2022
The Spring VESS Session covered a wide breadth of topics ranging from disparities in care, innovation in endovascular techniques, and vascular surgery in younger patient populations. Imani sat down with Dr. Yazan Duwaryi, the VESS session program directory, to give a quick recap.
Special Topics · 08. May 2022
In this episode, we are fortunate to hear three interviews from guest experts in the field discussing occupational hazards in vascular surgery. We cover physical pain and discomfort with Dr. Max Wohlauer, radiation safety with Dr. Melissa Kirkwood, and pregnancy and radiation with Dr. Venita Chandra.
Special Topics · 28. April 2022
Holding Pressure AKA/BKA Shownotes Name of Surgery: Above Knee Amputation/Below Knee Amputation Authors: Dominique Dockery, MS3, Alpert Medical School of Brown University Robert Patterson, MD, FACS, Alpert Medical School of Brown University/Providence Surgical Care Group Editor: Yasong Yu Reviewer: Ryan Meyer Core Resources: Rutherford's Vascular and Endovascular Therapy 9th Edition Chapters 104, 105, 111, 112 Anson and McVeigh’s Surgical Anatomy Additional Resources: Article Explaining WIfI...
Special Topics · 22. April 2022
Have you ever wondered how physicians create new medical technology or how they receive funding for creating new medical products? Five entrepreneurs, who have developed medical products and received funding, will share the process of developing a company and the different types of funding. This webinar is presented by the SVS Health Information Technology Committee.

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