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Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (VRIC)


Save the Date for VRIC 2022

May 11, 2022 at the Sheraton Grand Seattle Hotel, Seattle, Washington

The Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (VRIC) emphasizes the exchange of basic and translational vascular science that stimulates thoughtful discussion and motivates participants to discover solutions to important problems affecting vascular patients. The VRIC brings together vascular surgeons, vascular biologists, physicians with an interest in vascular problems, vascular surgery trainees and research trainees in vascular surgery and vascular biology. 

VRIC 2022 will take place the day before the American Heart Association's Vascular Discovery 2022 Conference in Seattle, Washington (May 12-14). 

Submit an Abstract for VRIC 2022

Abstracts for VRIC 2022 are now open! Researchers are invited and encouraged to submit abstracts for this year's conference by the January 11, 2022 deadline.

Abstract submissions will be accepted through the Vascular Discovery (VD) 2022 abstract portal. To start your submission, visit the VD 2022 page and click "Submit Your Abstract." To submit an abstract, you will need to create a free account with the American Heart Association or sign in with your already existing credentials. There will be a non-refundable $49 fee to submit an abstract to VRIC and/or VD - this fee allows researchers to submit one abstract for each meeting. 

Start Your Submission

VRIC 2021

The 2021 VRIC was held during the 2021 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM21), and it featured abstract presentations, live discussion and the Alexander Clowes Distinguished Lecture.  

View 2021 Program


Please email the SVS Education Department.