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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: May 1

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. 

Submission Deadline: To be announced

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.

VESAP5 for International Physicians



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

Subject Area Modules

VESAP4 will expire July 31, 2020. Beginning on August 1st, the VESAP4 activity will remain open and available for users to access the Learning mode only, and to print certificates for credit earned by July 31, 2020. No credit will be awarded after July 31, 2020.  Access to the Learning mode and to download certificates for VESAP4 will remain available through November 1, 2020.

To further help SVS members better meet challenges they are facing in their practices, the Society is working with health experts to produce a series of hot topic articles and webinars to address specific issues of concern.


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