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2017 APDVS Spring Meeting

APDVS Meeting Agenda

Friday, March 31, 2017

11:00 am – 1:00 pm Industry Working Lunch Program (optional)
Thank You to our Industry Sponsors: COOK MEDICAL, MEDTRONIC, and W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.

11:00 am
Lessons Learned in Implementing Bootcamps for VS Trainees
Jean Bismuth, MD, Methodist Hospital (Houston) Program, Houston, TX

11:10 am
ABSTRACT: Using Evaluation Data to Improve the Design and Implementation of an Annual Fellows’ Training Program
Ebun Ebunlomo, PhD, MPH, Melanie Lazarus, MPH, Mariana Smith, BA, C. Huie Lin, MD, PhD, Ross Reul, MD, and Alan B. Lumsden, MD, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX

11:20 am
ABSTRACT: Integrated Vascular Surgery Residency Pre-intern "Jump Start" Course: A Quantitative Evaluation (presentation not available online)
Travis Vowels, MD, Manuel Rojo, MD, Francis Loh, BA, and Alan Lumsden, MD, Methodist Hospital (Houston) Program, Houston, TX

11:30 AM
Industry Focused Educational Pathway for Residents & Fellows (presentation not available online)
Lori N. Kruper, Medtronic, Santa Rosa, CA

11:40 am
Optimal Timing of Cadaver Training for VS Trainees
Malachi G. Sheahan, III, MD, LSU Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

11:50 am
Collaborating with Industry to Augment Education
Murray Shames, MD, University of South Florida Morsani Program, Tampa, FL

12:00 PM
Advancing Technology, Advancing Simulation (presentation not available online)
Debra Grizzle, W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., Phoenix, AZ

12:10 pm
ABSTRACT: Advanced Vascular Surgery Surgical Skills and Simulation Assessment Making A Case for a National Examination…or Not
Mark Mattos, MD and O.W. Brown, MD, Michigan State University Program, Flint, MI

12:20 PM
The Power of Alignment (presentation not available online)
Saumya Premachandra, Cook Medical, Bloomington, IN

12:30 pm
Best Practices for Organizing Weekend Skills Courses (presentation not available online)
William Robinson, MD, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA

12:40pm
Review of Vascular Trainee Operative Experiences: A Nationwide Look
Andres Schanzer, MD, University of Massachusetts Program, Worcester, MA

1:30 pm – 5:00 pm APDVS Educational Session

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm COMMON PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

1:30 pm
ACGME Update
Donna Lamb, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, Chicago, IL

1:45 pm
Tips from Our Recent Site Visit
Niten Singh, MD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

1:55 pm
ABSTRACT: Empowering Fellows as a Method to Improve ACGME Competencies
Gregory C. Kasper, Toledo Hospital (Jobst Vascular Institute) Program, Toledo, OH

2:05 pm
Milestones: Where We Are Now and Next Steps
Laura Edgar, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, Chicago, IL

2:30 pm – 3:40 pm RECENT METRICS

2:30 pm
APDVS Annual Training Survey – Focus on Well-Being
Dawn Coleman, MD, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Program, Ann Arbor, MI

2:45 pm
ABSTRACT: Increasing the Number of Integrated Vascular Surgery Residency Positions is Necessary to Address the Impending Shortage of Vascular Surgeons in the United States
Dejah Judelson, MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

2:55 pm
APDVS Case Minimum Surveys
Carlos Bechara, MD, Methodist Hospital (Houston) Program, Houston, TX

3:10 pm
ABSTRACT: Identification of Modifiable Factors Associated with Success and Failure by Vascular Surgery Trainees (VSITE)
Matthew R. Smeds, MD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Program, Little Rock, AR 

3:20 pm
ABSTRACT: APDVS/SVS Collaborative Study on Effective Mentoring for Integrated Residents
Benjamin Jacobs, MD, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Program, Ann Arbor, MI

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm NEW ISSUES

4:00 pm
Entrustable Professional Activities
Lori Pounds, MD, University of Texas Health Science Center School of Medicine, San Antonio, TX

4:10 pm
Are We Ready for a Skills Assessment for Certification?
Malachi G. Sheahan, III, MD, LSU Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

4:20 pm
ABSTRACT: A Proposal for a National Vascular Surgery Curriculum for Medical Students
Mark Mattos, MD, Michigan State University-Michigan Vascular Center, Flint, MI

4:30 pm
ABSTRACT: Vascular Surgery Training Websites – An Evaluation of the Availability, Accessibility, and Quality of Online Content for Residency and Fellowship Applicants – Much Work Needs to Be Done!
Bryant Huang, BS, University of Texas Health Science Center School of Medicine, San Antonio, TX

4:40 pm
What Is the Role of the Assistant/Associate Program Director?
Jessica Simons, MD, University of Massachusetts Program, Worcester, MA

Saturday, April 1, 2017

8:00 am – 12:00 pm APDVS Business Meeting

8:00 am | Greetings
William D. Jordan, Jr, MD

8:05 am | ABS Update
Bruce Perler, MD, American Board of Surgery, Chicago, IL

8:20 am | VSB Hot Topics for APDVS
M. Ashraf Mansour, MD 

8:35 am | RRC Update
Joseph L. Mills, MD

8:45 am | Core Curriculum Committee Report
Raghu L. Motaganahalli, MD 

8:55 am | President’s Report
William D. Jordan, Jr, MD 

9:05 am | APDVS Clarifications and Action Items
William D. Jordan, Jr, MD 

9:15 am | Secretary/Treasurer’s Report
Jason T. Lee, MD 

9:25 am | Summary of the 2017 Student Match
Malachi G. Shehan, III, MD 

9:35 am | Committee on Nominations Report
Michael C. Dalsing, MD

10:10 am | Program Committee Report
Keith Calligaro, MD on behalf of Amy Reed, MD

10:20 am | Education Committee Report
Andres Schanzer, MD and Malachi G. Sheahan, III, MD

10:30 am | Fundamentals of Vascular Surgery Curriculum Project
Jean Bismuth, MD

10:40 am | Issues Committee Report
Dawn Coleman, MD

10:50 am | Ad Hoc Committee on Core Surgery Training & Defined Minimums for Case Logs Report
Carlos Bechara, MD

11:00 am | Ad Hoc Committee on Recruitment of Surgical Residents and Students Report
Malachi G. Shehan, III, MD 

11:10 am | APCA Report
David L. Dawson, MD             

11:20 am | Old/New Business/Further Discussion Points
William D. Jordan, Jr, MD

11:30 am | Committee on Nominations Report
Michael C. Dalsing, MD 

11:40 pm | Committee Appointments
William D. Jordan, Jr, MD

12:00 pm | Adjournment