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2018 Vascular Annual Meeting

While you are waiting for the entire library of VAM On Demand videos and slides (available approximately 6-8 weeks following the event), please enjoy our videos and photos, claim your CME credit and more.

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Presidential Address

Dr. Darling reflects on his career and emphasizes the importance of the vascular team during his presidential address at VAM 2018.

Photos

Photos are high resolution and perfect for printing and framing.

VAM18 Photos

On-Site Publication

All the on-site Vascular Connections magazines you might have missed:

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Complete 2018 Playlist

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VIDEO: Dr. Gregorioi Sicard, the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award muses about future award winners and the field of vascular surgery.

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VIDEO: Dr. Malachi Sheahan III discusses the physician wellness effort through which SVS will address concerns about burnout among some surgeons.

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VIDEO:  JVS offered several "instant downloads" of articles whose authors presented at VAM18. Cognitive decline in postop patients was discussed by Dr. Tom Lindsay and psychiatrist Dr. Rima Styra, at the University of Toronto.

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VIDEO: As part of the JVS's instant download program at the 2018 Vascular Annual Meeting, this article was available online right after the presentation by lead author Dr. Jigar Patel.

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VIDEO: New Society for Vascular Nursing president Cindi Christianson discusses how the SVN and SVS worked to create a new experience for nurse attendees at VAM18.

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VIDEO: Physician Assistants section co-chair Erin Hanlon explains the role of PAs on the vascular team and how they got their own membership section with SVS.

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Slide shows


Thursday's events in Boston included the Opening Ceremony, Crawford Critical Issues Forum, the Physician Assistant (PA) Section Lunch and Education Session, and much more.

VAM 18 Thursday Events

VAM fun continued with the Harvard Alumni Reception, Networking Reception for Women, Diversity and Young Surgeons, the PAC Reception, Resident Program Breakfast and Presidential Address. Attendees also continued to play the Exhibit Hall scavenger Hunt game to potentially win some fabulous prizes! 

VAM 18 Friday Events

VAM18 Attendance Stats

  • 958 Members
  • 200 Non Members
  • 107 Residents/Students
  • 319 Allied Health Professionals
  • 103 Ticket Only Attendees
  • 92 Scholarship Recipients
  • 11 Faculty/Other
  • 1,790 Total Professionals (Second Highest Professional Attendance and Highest Member Attendance)

When was VAM18?

June 20-23, 2018
Scientific Sessions:  June 21-23, 2018
Exhibit Dates:  June 21-22, 2018
Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Mass.

Meeting details

The full schedule, including faculty, abstracts and other details, is still available here:

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2018 Sponsors

SVS gratefully acknowledges the generous support from the following companies:

Platinum Circle 
Abbott 
BD formerly Bard Peripheral Vascular                     
Boston Scientific Corporation                                                     
Gore                                                                                                     
Medtronic   

Gold Circle 
Cook Medical
Getinge Group        

Silver Circle 
Siemens Healthineers 

Bronze Circle 
Cordis®, A Cardinal Health company                       
KCI, an Acelity Company                                              
Shockwave Medical                                                       
Silk Road Medical                                                            
Terumo Aortic                                                                  

Educational Grants
Abbott
Boston Scientific Corporation
Cook Medical
Cordis®, A Cardinal Health company
Gore
Medtronic

VAM Sponsorships
Abbott
American College of Radiology
BD formerly Bard Peripheral Vascular
Boston Scientific Corporation 
BTG
Getinge
Gore
KCI, an Acelity Company
Medistim
Medtronic
Silk Road Medical
Terumo Aortic