Career Checklist

The Society is dedicated to recruiting medical students and general surgery residents to the specialty to ensure the best young medical professionals become vascular surgeons, as well as supporting vascular residents and fellows throughout their training.

Resources provided in this section will help aspiring vascular surgery trainees explore the field and become involved in the vascular surgery community. 

Medical Students

Become a SVS Medical Student Candidate Member

View Misty Humphries', MD, MAS, FACS presentation given at the 2018 Vascular Annual Meeting as part of the Medical Student Educational Program

View David Rigberg's, MD presentation given at the 2018 Vascular Annual Meeting as part of the Medical Student Educational Program 

View So You Want to be a Vascular Surgeon? Success in the Preclinical Years: Program Director's Perspective, a presentation given at the 2018 Vascular Annual Meeting as part of the Medical Student Educational Program 

View Research and Career in Vascular Surgery, a presentation given at the 2019 Vascular Annual Meeting as part of the Medical Student Educational Program

Join or establish a Vascular Surgery Interest Group (V-SIG)

NEW! Access the SVS Toolkit: 10 Steps to Preparing a Successful Vascular Surgery Integrated (0+5) Residency Application

Browse Common Abbreviations in Vascular Surgery

Explore Basic Surgical Knot Tying Online Resources

General Surgery Residents

Follow the Resident and Student Program