Vascular Residents and Fellows

 The 2019 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) will host a new track, designed specifically with vascular residents and fellows in mind. As part of their VAM registration, all vascular residents and fellows attending VAM19 will be eligible to attend a half-day program, reception, and dinner focused on transition to practice and innovation. The program will offer many opportunities for networking.

This newly developed program will provide vascular residents and fellows with a forum to explore with leaders in vascular surgery topics related to transition to practice and will include talks on business, career development, leadership, and innovations on the horizon for vascular surgery.

Keynote Speaker:  Alan B. Lumsden, MD:  The Other Guy’s Toolkit

Preliminary List of Scheduled Speakers:

  • Kellie Brown, MD
  • O. William Brown, MD
  • Ruth Bush, MD
  • Dawn Coleman, MD
  • Ron Dalman, MD
  • Clem Darling, MD
  • Sean Roddy, MD


  • Russell Samson, MD
  • William Shutze, MD
  • Sunita Srivastava, MD
  • Peter Rossi, MD
  • Ken Slaw, PhD
  • Gib Upchurch, MD
  • And more to come


This half-day program, taking place on Thursday, June 13 between 2:00 pm and 9:30 pm, will include a half-day program, immediately followed by a networking reception and a dinner.

This is a ticketed event.

Vascular Residents and Vascular Fellows must register for this event when registering for VAM. 

VAM Registration


Registration is required, but the entire program, reception, and dinner are included in VAM registration for vascular residents and vascular fellows registered for VAM19. A limited number of gift cards are available for qualifying vascular residents and fellows who register and attend the entire event. 

The program will feature sessions on;

Billing and Coding

  • Patient Consults and Clinic Visits
  • Endovascular and Open Vascular Procedures
  • Outpatient Vascular Lab

Contract Negotiation

  • What to Look for in a Contract
  • Employed, Contracted, and Independent Arrangements
  • Starting a Practice


  • Well Being
  • Establishing a Referral Practice

Integrating into Organized Vascular Surgery at the National and Regional Levels

Networking Reception

Dinner Program: Innovation and the Future of Vascular Surgery

  • Keynote Speaker: Alan B. Lumsden, MD: The Other Guy’s Toolkit
  • Representatives from Vascular Industry will Give Industry-Sponsored Talks


Please contact with questions.