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SVS Vows to Learn From Journal Episode

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The recent publication and retraction in the Journal of Vascular Surgery (JVS) of the article entitled “Prevalence of unprofessional social media content among young vascular surgeons” has prompted significant dialogue and outreach from Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) members to the leadership of the Society. We have listened and continue to welcome your feedback and thoughts, particularly from members in the early stages of their career.

VESAP5 Available for Purchase

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By Beth Bales

The fifth edition of the Vascular Educational Self-Assessment Program (VESAP), with a substantially enlarged section on vascular ultrasound and imaging, is now available for purchase.

Surgeons Speak Out to Stop Payment Cuts

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John Calhoon, MD, FACS, STS is a cardiothoracic surgeon at the University of Texas Health Center at San Antonio. In the San Antonio Express-News, he explained why Congress needs to prevent the upcoming Medicare payment cuts or else America’s most vulnerable patients will lose access to high quality and timely surgical care.

SVS Foundation Board structure changed

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BY BETH BALES

Expanding the Board provides for broader representation while the three-year term for the chair provides continuity, said Michel S. Makaroun, MD, whose term as chair ended June 20. The changes as a whole “position the SVS Foundation Board for further growth,” he said.

Recent Articles

SVS Vows to Learn From Journal Episode

Article

The recent publication and retraction in the Journal of Vascular Surgery (JVS) of the article entitled “Prevalence of unprofessional social media content among young vascular surgeons” has prompted significant dialogue and outreach from Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) members to the leadership of the Society. We have listened and continue to welcome your feedback and thoughts, particularly from members in the early stages of their career.

VESAP5 Available for Purchase

Article

By Beth Bales

The fifth edition of the Vascular Educational Self-Assessment Program (VESAP), with a substantially enlarged section on vascular ultrasound and imaging, is now available for purchase.

Surgeons Speak Out to Stop Payment Cuts

Article

John Calhoon, MD, FACS, STS is a cardiothoracic surgeon at the University of Texas Health Center at San Antonio. In the San Antonio Express-News, he explained why Congress needs to prevent the upcoming Medicare payment cuts or else America’s most vulnerable patients will lose access to high quality and timely surgical care.

SVS Foundation Board structure changed

Article

BY BETH BALES

Expanding the Board provides for broader representation while the three-year term for the chair provides continuity, said Michel S. Makaroun, MD, whose term as chair ended June 20. The changes as a whole “position the SVS Foundation Board for further growth,” he said.