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In 2006, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) approved the Primary Certificate in Vascular Surgery which eliminates the requirement for certification in general surgery prior to certification in vascular surgery. This creates more than one training pathway.

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FacultyRoleFinancial RelationshipCompany/Organization
Ahmed M. Abou-Zamzam Jr., MDItem WriterNone 
Mark P. Androes, MDItem WriterNone 
Zachary M.

Kim J. Hodgson, MD
Co-Editor, VESAP3
David S. Sumner Professor and Chairman of Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Springfield, IL​​​

John F. Eidt, MD 
Co-Editor, VESAP3
Greenville Health System University Medical Center
Greenville, SC

Purchasing the VESAP3 comprehensive package provides access to all 10 VESAP3 modules, in learning and exam mode, for $151 less than the cost of purchasing all modules individually. Click here to learn more about purchasing the comprehensive package.

Modules can also be purchased individually. The pricing per module is 

Welcome to the third edition of the Society for Vascular Surgery’s Vascular Education and Self-Assessment Program (VESAP3). Specifically designed to meet the Maintenance of Certification requirements of the Vascular Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery, VESAP3 is an invaluable aid in preparing for the Qualifying, Certification, or MOC examinations in Vascular Surgery, or simply to remain current in the specialty of vascular surgery.

Use the SVS job bank to find a new position or fill one at your institution.

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The Society for Vascular Surgery and the SVS Foundation offer a variety of awards and scholarships for medical students, residents, researchers and vascular surgeons. This page provides links to all of these opportunities, in addition to a list of opportunities available from other organizations.  


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