Education and MOC

Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM)

The Vascular Annual Meeting offers continuing medical education (CME) and self assessment credits.  For more information on the Vascular Annual Meeting, visit our meetings page.

Vascular Research Initiative Conference (VRIC)

The Vascular Research Initiative Conference (VRIC) is considered a key annual event for meeting and reconnecting with vascular research collaborators. VRIC offers continuing medical education (CME) and self assessment credits.  For more information on VRIC, visit our meetings page.

The Journal of Vascular Surgery (JVS)

One AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ can be obtained by successfully answering questions about one article from each issue of the Journal of Vascular Surgery® (JVS).
Each article is selected by the Editors because they contain information relevant to vascular surgery practice.
Access to continuing medical education (CME) questions is free and open to the public.
After successfully answering the questions, JVS subscribers can print a CME certification at no cost.
For non-subscribers, there is a US$10 fee per examination to receive a certificate of completion.

CME exams can be accessed at​

Rutherford's Vascular Surgery, 8th Edition

Definitive. Encyclopedic. Respected. 
SVS member receive a 20% discount when ordering Rutherford's Vascular Surgery, 8th edition.

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The 8th edition of Rutherford’s Vascular Surgery provides the latest, evidence-based insights of more than 280 vascular surgery experts. The result is a definitive medical reference for a range of medical professionals, including vascular surgeons, interventionalists and vascular medicine specialists. 

New chapters

In addition to sections on basic science, clinical and laboratory evaluation, vascular imaging, and more, there are new and updated chapters include:

  • Dialysis catheters 
  • Endovascular management of aortic branches
  • Endovascular procedures
  • Renovascular disease
  • Vascular surgery technique 
  • Vascular imaging
  • Angiography
  • Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging

E-book version

The e-book includes enhanced search, rich media and social and community features. Physicians can interact with content through enhanced multimedia features, self-assessment questions, references, abstracts, and procedural videos. They can also share notes and insights with other Expert Consult users. 

Rutherford’s offers physicians the opportunity to access content from an iPhone, iPad, PC, or Mac.