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Amy B. Reed, MD

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New Patient Information Fliers from the SVS Foundation

The SVS Foundation has begun updating and rewriting the SVS patient education fliers. The fliers were written and developed by Drs. Tej Singh and Benjamin Pearce. For physicians, each flier is offered in several formats, which can be downloaded and printed. The fliers are available in both English and Spanish.

For physicians:

The following awards are eligible for the SVSF Mentored Research Career Development Award Program

Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award K08

Prepares clinically trained individuals for careers that have a significant impact on the health-related research needs of the Nation. This program provides support and protected time for an intensive, supervised research career development experience in the fields of biomedical, behavioral, or clinical research, including translational research.

The SVS Foundation Mentored Research Career Development Awards Program provides supplemental funding to vascular surgeon scientists who have been awarded a mentored research career development award from National Institutes of Health (NIH) or the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

Submission deadline: February 1, 2019

The Society for Vascular Surgery® (SVS) Excellence in Community Service Award is an honor the SVS bestows on a member who has exhibited outstanding leadership within their community as a practicing vascular surgeon. Selection for this honor recognizes an individual’s sustained contributions to patients and their community, as well as exemplary professional practice and leadership. 

Application deadline: March 1, 2019

The Community Awareness and Prevention Project Grant is intended to help vascular surgeons conduct community-based projects that address emerging issues in vascular health, wellness, and disease prevention. These projects will emphasize patient education, risk assessment and advance awareness of vascular health.

VESAP4 for International Physicians

SVS offers a VESAP product free of charge to physicians in select countries based on the World Health Organization's index. This complimentary edition of VESAP helps fulfill the society's mission to advance the practice of vascular surgery worldwide.

VESAP for international physicians provides access to questions and answers in learning mode only. No continuing medical education credit or certificates will be generated.



Amy B. Reed, MD, FACS
Professor and Chief, Section of Vascular Surgery
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL

J. Gregory Modrall, MD
Professor and Program Director
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Subject Area Modules

Purchasing the VESAP4 comprehensive package provides access to all 10 VESAP4 modules, in learning and exam mode, for $201 less than the cost of purchasing all modules individually. Click here to learn more about purchasing the comprehensive package.

Click here to purchase VESAP4

VESAP4 is an online self-assessment program designed to meet the Maintenance of Certification requirements of the Vascular Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery for continuing medical education credits and MOC self-assessment credits. 


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