Member Benefits

Professional Clout

  • Affiliation with the largest professional association in the world representing vascular surgeons
  • Network of prestigious physicians and educators dedicated to furthering the recognition and image of vascular surgeons
  • The prestige of using the SVS member logo 
  • Opportunities to serve on volunteer committees and councils

Legislative Access

  • Professional government affairs staff working on your behalf to affect federal legislative and regulatory processes directly related to your practice and patients
  • Advocacy support with a convenient, online method to communicate with federal government officials


  • Discounted registration for:
    • Vascular Annual Meeting
    • Vascular Research Initiatives Conference
    • Other CME accredited educational seminars on coding, reimbursement, and emerging new technologies


  • Active, associate, international, and candidate members (excluding general surgery resident and medical student candidate members) receive a complimentary monthly subscription to the Journal of Vascular Surgery, with online access to full-text research and reports from each issue. Affiliate and senior members may purchase a subscription at a reduced rate.
  • United States and Canadian members (excluding general surgery resident and medical student candidate members) receive a paper subscription to Vascular Specialist. Electronic issues are also available.
  • Our e-newsletter, SVS Pulse, offers current vascular-related information.

Practice Resources

  • This SVS website, which contains valuable resources for you and your patients including: patient education articles on vascular diseases and treatments, up-to-date information on clinical trials, research opportunities, and current medical news
  • Find a Specialist, an online physician referral service, available to Active members
  • Access to branding initiatives to develop your practice including: free downloadable patient educational materials, press releases and interview guidelines for media promotion
  • An annual research grant program providing awards to vascular surgeons active in basic, clinical and translational research
  • An annual grant program for medical students, vascular surgery residents, and fellows
  • Online access to job listings in vascular surgery throughout the country