August 16, 2019 • Article
Meet the New SVS President, Kim Hodgson, MD
SVS President Kim Hodgson, MD, took over the leadership reins of the Society for Vascular Surgery during the 2019 Vascular Annual Meeting in June. He discusses his upcoming year as president in a series of questions and answers below.
Q. What are top priorities you want to address? You have been stressing quality – why good outcomes are no longer good enough, government perspective, practice guidelines and appropriate use criteria, for example – will this continue? What can SVS do about the topic? Are there outcomes you will work towards?