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Program Agenda

2018 APDVS Spring Meeting

March 23-March 24, 2018
The Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel
Rosemont, IL



Friday, March 23, 2018

10:00 am – 1:30 pm Registration


10:00 am – 7:00 pm Exhibits 

11:30 am – 1:15 pm Open Forum With PDs and ACGME (Lunch will be provided) 

  • 11:30 am | ACGME Updates 
  • 11:45 am | ACGME Q & A
  • 12:00 pm | History of Surgery RRC
  • 12:10 pm | History and Function of the RRC
  • 12:25 pm | Vascular Surgery Should Have Its Own RRC
  • 12:45 pm | Q & A

1:15 – 1:30 pm Break 

1:30 – 5:00 pm Afternoon Session 

1:30 – 3:30 pm APDVS Combined Session With Program Coordinators 

  • 1:30 pm | Vascular Surgery Trainee Well-Being
  • 1:45 pm | Physician Well-Being: Bringing the Joy Back to Practice
  • 2:25 pm | Global JVS Journal Club for Your Vascular Surgery Training Programs
  • 2:45 pm | Providing Operative Feedback with the Zwisch App
  • 3:05 pm | Should the VQE be Taken in the Fall of the Final Training Year?
  • 3:15 pm | August 1st as Opposed to July 1st Fellow Start: How We Do It
  • 3:35 pm | Unmatched Fellowship Programs: Cause for Alarm?

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm Break

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Abstract Session 

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Committee Meetings 

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Reception with APDVS and AVCS 

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Executive Committee Meeting 

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Saturday, March 24, 2018

7:30 am Continental Breakfast 

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

  • 8:00 am | Greetings 
  • 8:05 am | ABS Update
  • 8:20 am | VSB Hot Topics for APDVS
  • 8:35 am | RRC Update
  • 8:45 am | Core Curriculum Committee Report
  • 8:55 am | President’s Report
  • 9:05 am | APDVS Clarifications and Action Items
  • 9:15 am | Secretary/Treasurer’s Report
  • 9:25 am | Summary of the 2018 Student Match
  • 9:35 am | Committee on Nominations Report
  • 9:40 am | Break
  • 10:10 am | Program Committee Report
  • 10:20 am | Education Committee Report
  • 10:30 am | Fundamentals of Vascular Surgery Curriculum Project
  • 10:40 am | Issues Committee Report
  • 10:50 am | Ad Hoc Committee on Core Surgery Training & Defined Minimums for Case Logs Report
  • 11:00 am | Ad Hoc Committee on Recruitment of Surgical Residents and Students Report
  • 11:10 am | APCA Report
  • 11:20 am | Old/New Business/Further Discussion Points
  • 11:30 am | Committee on Nominations Report
  • 11:40 pm | Committee Appointments
  • 12:00 pm | Adjournment