Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (VRIC)



May 11, 2022, at the Sheraton Grand Seattle Hotel, Seattle, Washington

The Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (VRIC) emphasizes the exchange of basic and translational vascular science that stimulates thoughtful discussion and motivates participants to discover solutions to important problems affecting vascular patients. The VRIC brings together vascular surgeons, vascular biologists, physicians with an interest in vascular problems, vascular surgery trainees and research trainees in vascular surgery and vascular biology. 

VRIC 2022 will take place the day before the American Heart Association's Vascular Discovery 2022 Conference in Seattle, Washington (May 12-14). 

Submit an Abstract for VRIC 2022 (abstracts are now closed). 

Vascular Research Initiatives Conference Trainee Award

Attending VRIC 2022 as a trainee? Top-scoring abstracts submitted to the VRIC by trainees will be considered for the Vascular Research Initiatives Conference Trainee Award. Learn more.

VRIC 2021

The 2021 VRIC was held during the 2021 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM21), and it featured abstract presentations, live discussion and the Alexander Clowes Distinguished Lecture.  

View 2021 Program


Please email the SVS Education Department.