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Special Lectures and Events at the 2016 VAM
While the 2016 Vascular Annual Meeting includes postgraduate courses, hands-on workshops and other courses, it also features special lectures and forums that add to attendees' overall understanding of the treatment of vascular diseases. Special VAM events include:
Thursday, June 9
William J. von Liebig Forum, on peripheral arterial disease, 8:30 to 10 a.m. Drs. Rabih A. Chaer and Bruce A. Perler will moderate.
John Homans Lecture, "A Look at the Future of Vascular Surgery," by Dr. Frank J. Veith, 10 to 10:30 a.m. Dr. Bruce A. Perler will moderate.
E. Stanley Crawford Critical Issues Forum, 10:30 a.m. to noon. The topic is "In Search of Clarity: SFA-Popliteal Interventions for Claudication." Dr. Ronald M. Fairman will moderate the session.
Roy Greenberg Lecture, by Dr. Timothy A. Resch, from 3 to 3:30 p.m. He will discuss "Aortic Disease: The Quest to Improve Patient Outcomes."
Friday, June 10
Presidential Address, "We Care," by President Bruce A. Perler, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. President-Elect Ronald M. Fairman will introduce Dr. Perler.
- Invited Speakers (Thursday | Friday)
- "Reperfusion Injury in the 21st Century, Dr. Michael Watkins, 9:33 a.m. Thursday, part of the William J. von Liebig Forum
- "Translational Advances in Venous Disease for Vascular Surgeons," Dr. Rajabrata Sarkar, 5:01 p.m. Thursday, part of Plenary Session 3
- "Emerging Strategies to Control Clot Formation," Dr. Elliot Chaikof, 1:30 p.m. Friday, part of Plenary Session 6.