SVS research


Leading the way in vascular quality and innovation. 


Opportunities and Priorities

Members of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) are leaders in vascular research. We encourage the interest and development of investigators by providing a forum for collaboration and dissemination of advancements in clinical, outcomes, comparative effectiveness, translational, and basic science research.

SVS research activities, resources and educational programs include awards and scholarship opportunities offered by SVS and SVS Foundation and the annual Vascular Research Initiatives Conference where vascular surgeon investigators and scientists vascular biology-related disciplines present their leading-edge work in basic science and translational research.

Vascular Quality Initiative

SVS is dedicated to helping members provide the highest quality of care possible to their patients. The Vascular Quality Initiative® improves the quality, safety, effectiveness and cost of vascular health care by collecting, analyzing and sharing clinical data.

Clinical Practice Documents

SVS offers several different types of clinical practice documents, such as guidelines, reporting standards, and mutli-specialty consensus documents to assist our members in providing the best care for patients.

SVS clinical research

SVS clinical research priorities are a driving force for the future of vascular surgery. 

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basic and translational research

Basic and translational research supports ongoing progress in understanding vascular biology.

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SVS Grants and Funding

SVS grants and funding include a wide range of initiatives supporting research.

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The Journal of Vascular Surgery (JVS)

The Journal of Vascular Surgery has been the official publication of SVS since 1984.  JVS now has three additional subspecialty publications, JVS Venous and Lymphatic DisordersJVS Cases and Innovative Techniques, and JVS - Vascular Science