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Active Membership

New Member Benefits this Year:
SVS Branding Toolkit: Exclusive access to customizable branding tools that help you to communicate your role in comprehensive vascular care to referral sources.

Eligibility 

Active membership and recognition as a Fellow of the Society for Vascular Surgery™ (FSVS™) may be granted to vascular surgeons residing in the United States or Canada who have demonstrated knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and management of vascular disorders.

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Active membership is divided into two groups: 

Board-certified in vascular surgery​​​
​Certification in Vascular Surgery by the Vascular Surgery Board of the Americ​an Board of Surgery or the Canadian equivalent. Vascular surgeons certified by the Osteopathic Board should apply for membership using application 2. ​

Clinical practice in vascular surgery but not board-certified in the specialty​​
​Clinical practice is dedi​cated primarily to vascular surgery, as demonstrated by case logs, contributions to vascular education and/or r​esearch, participation in regional or local vascular societies, but is not certified in the specialty.

How to apply 

Create an Account or Log-in to Your Existing Account 

Click Here to Begin Your Application if you are Board-certified in vascular surgery​​​

Click Here to Begin Your Application if your Clinical practice is in vascular surgery but you not board-certified in the specialty​​

Membership applications are now reviewed on a quarterly basis. Deadlines are on the first of the month in March, June, September and December. 

Two letters of support from physicians are required, one of which must be from an active SVS member. The letters must comment on your commitment to, and practice of, vascular surgery. It is your responsibility to obtain their letters and submit them accordingly.

A curriculum vitae is also required.

Apply by PDF

Board-certified in vascular surgery​​​
Download Application 1 [PDF]

In addition to the PDF application form, applicants are required to submit two letters of recommendation (one must be from an SVS Active Member) and an up-to-date curriculum vitae to membership@vascularsociety.org.

Clinical practice in vascular surgery but not board-certified in the specialty​​
Download Application 2 [PDF]

In addition to the PDF application form, applicants are required to submit two letters of recommendation (one must be from an SVS Active Member) and an up-to-date curriculum vitae to membership@vascularsociety.org.

Review process 

Completed applications are shared with the Membership Committee for review. The names of applicants are also sent to the membership of the SVS for comments and recommendations. 

The Membership Committee provides the SVS Board of Directors with recommended applicants for board and membership approval on a quarterly basis.

Any applicant who is not extended membership may reapply in subsequent quarters. A new application must be submitted, including two new letters of sponsorship. 

Questions 

Please contact the membership department at membership@vascularsociety.org​ or 312-334-2313.