2014 Vascular Annual Meeting
Connect with colleagues, learn about the most current research, see the latest devices and products, and get ideas that will help your practice today at the Vascular Annual Meeting in Boston, June 5-7, 2014. For more information, visit VascularAnnualMeeting.org
JUNE 5 –7 / HYNES CONVENTION CENTER / BOSTON, MA REGISTER TODAY at VascularAnnualMeeting.org > ----- > T H E P R E M I E R M E E T I NG F O R VA S C U L A R H E A LT H P RO F E S S I O N A L S > EARN CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION CREDITS ATTEND SESSIONS ON THE L ATEST RESEARCH PRESENTED BY TOP VASCUL AR SURGEONS NETWORK WITH COLLEAGUES FROM AROUND THE WORLD ----P O S T G R A D U AT E C O U R S E S DAY J U N E 4 , 2 0 14 Dear Colleagues, Vascular surgery is a small specialty. Weâ€™re lucky if we have more than a handful of colleagues practicing nearby. Seeing our power in numbers is one reason the Vascular Annual Meeting is not to be missed. I get goose bumps thinking about it. I invite you to attend the 2014 Vascular Annual Meeting in Boston. Connect with your colleagues, learn about the most current research, see the latest devices and products, and get ideas that will help your practice today. See you in Boston! Julie A. Freischlag, MD President, Society for Vascular Surgery Vice Chancellor, Human Health Sciences Dean, University of California Davis School of Medicine Thought-provoking lectures, abstract presentations on cutting-edge research, clinical practice information, and a variety of postgraduate programs and breakfast sessions make the 2014 Vascular Annual Meeting the foremost educational event for vascular surgeons. Boston has long been a favorite of Vascular Annual Meeting attendees, and this year will be no exception. Join vascular health care professionals from around the world. Make plans now to attend this exciting educational event. VASCULAR ANNUAL MEETING NE W! INTRODUCING VASCULAR LIVE MOBILE APP This new interactive experience will showcase breakthrough technologies and include discussions on the latest trends in vascular surgery from the exhibit floor. Donâ€™t miss these new and innovative sessions. Connect with your colleagues, ask speakers questions, build your own schedule and review abstracts from your mobile phone or tablet. VIDEO PRESENTATIONS Each plenary session of the Vascular Annual Meeting will include a five-minute video presentation of an open or endovascular procedure by an SVS member or sponsored guest. This will be followed by five minutes of comments and questions from the floor. Plan to attend the opening reception at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 5, in the Exhibit Hall. Enter the raffle to win two complimentary airline tickets good for travel anywhere in the continental U.S. and complimentary 2015 meeting registration. OPENING RECEPTION EXHIBIT HALL FEATURES Take advantage of one-stop shopping and be sure to visit the exhibits and support partnering sponsors that are an integral part of the Vascular Annual Meeting. PLENARY & BREAKFAST SESSION DOWNLOADS POSTER COMPETITION Flash drives will be distributed to all professional attendees and all plenary and breakfast sessions will be available for download at Medtronic, Booth 520, in the Exhibit Hall after the sessions have ended. Supported by Medtronic, Inc. The moderated poster competition will be held on Friday, June 6, with the final round and prize presentation on Saturday, June 7. SVS FELLOW/GENERAL SURGERY RESIDENT/MEDICAL STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM An extensive fellow/resident/student educational and networking program provides an excellent opportunity for learners of all levels (medical students, surgical residents, vascular surgery trainees) to meet others with similar interests, along with members and leaders of the vascular surgical community. Through this program, trainees can attend scientific sessions and educational programs designed exclusively for them, such as an open and endovascular simulation training session, surgical skills competition, and a residency fair. SVS members are encouraged to invite interested trainees to attend the Vascular Annual Meeting. For the complete Program Agenda, visit vsweb.org/RSAgenda. 2014 Vascular Annual Meeting | 3 SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE VA SCU L A R A NN UA L M EE TI N G THURSDAY, JUNE 5 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Postgraduate Courses (Separate Registration Required) 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. Postgraduate Courses Breakfast :00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 7 P1: Critical Issues in Managing Lower Extremity PVD P2: Advanced Chronic Venous Treatment: Superficial to Deep 10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Coffee Break 10:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. P3: Open Surgical Techniques of the Aorta and Aortic Branches P4: Innovation and Invention: A Vascular Surgeons Primer 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Postgraduate Courses Lunch 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. P5: Thoracic Aortic Disease Management: From the Aortic Valve to the Bifurcation P6: SVS Leadership Program – Leadership Styles & Versatility 6:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Registration 8:30 a.m. – Noon V1: Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society Paper Session I 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. V2: Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society Paper Session II 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. General Surgery Resident/Medical Student Scholarship Program – Open and Endovascular Training (Scholarship Recipients Only) 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. C1: International Forum 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Concurrent Breakout Sessions C2: Vascular Surgery in the VA: Issues for VA Surgeons, and What Can We All Learn? C3: SVS Young Surgeons Committee/VESS Session: Preparing Young Surgeons for the Future C4: Roles and Controversies Surrounding Technology, Policy, and Clinical Practice in Vascular Surgery 6:45 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. General Surgery Resident/Medical Student Program Welcome Reception 4 | 2014 Vascular Annual Meeting VA SCU L A R A NN UA L M EE TI N G P OS TGR A D UATE CO U R S E S DAY WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast Sessions B1: Hemodialysis Access: Challenges and Breakthroughs B2: Changing Paradigms in Asymptomatic Carotid Disease B3: Post EVAR Management: Surveillance Endoleaks and When to Intervene 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. General Surgery Resident Program Breakfast 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Medical Student (MS1/MS2) Program Breakfast 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Medical Student (MS3/MS4) Program Breakfast 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Opening Ceremony 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. S1: William J. von Liebig Forum 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. E1: John Homans Lecture 10:30 a.m. – Noon F1: E. Stanley Crawford Critical Issues Forum Appropriateness of Procedures for Vascular Disease: Is There a Problem? Noon – 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open Noon – 1:20 p.m. Lunch in Exhibit Hall Noon – 6:30 p.m. Poster Set Up 1:20 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. S2: SVS Plenary Session II 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. E2: Roy Greenberg Distinguished Lecture 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Awards 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Coffee Break 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. S3: SVS Plenary Session III 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Opening Reception 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Individual Alumni and Committee Receptions REGISTER ONLINE at VascularAnnualMeeting.org SATURDAY, JUNE 7 6:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast Sessions B4: Current Management of Vasculargraft Infections from Head to Toe B5: Optimizing Wound Care and Amputation Management B6: The Role of Vascular Surgery During Multispecialty Operations B10: Population-Based Health Services Research: When, Where, How, and Why VA SCU L A R A NN UA L M EE TI N G VA SCU L A R A NN UA L M EE TI N G FRIDAY, JUNE 6 6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast Sessions B7: The Vascular Surgeon in Elective Multispecialty Operations B8: Opportunities to Improve the Outcome of Patients with Acute Aortic Syndromes B9: Closure and Arterial Access Conundrums 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. SVS Leadership Roundtable: Breaking Through Ethnic and Gender Biases to Become a More Effective Leader 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. General Surgery Resident/Medical Student Program Breakfast/ Surgical Skills Competition 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. S4: SVS Plenary Session IV 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Coffee Break 10:00 a.m. – 11:05 a.m. F2: Projects and Reports from the Vascular Quality Initiative 11:05 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. SVS Presidential Address 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. SVS Member Business Luncheon 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Non-Member Lunch in Exhibit Hall Noon – 1:00 p.m. Vascular Surgery Trainee Luncheon 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. S5: SVS Plenary Session V 1:00 p.m. – 2:05 p.m. R1: Rapid Paced Paper Session I 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Coffee Break 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Concurrent Breakout Sessions 2:05 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. L1: Late-Breaking Clinical Trial Session 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. R2: Rapid Paced Paper Session II C5: SVS / ESVS Joint Session C6: SVS / STS Joint Session C7: Collaborating on Resident/ Student Education: Opportunities for Education Abroad and in North America 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. F3: Beyond the Journal of Vascular Surgery: “Top Ten” Papers Relevant to Vascular Surgery 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Coffee Break 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. S6: SVS Plenary Session VI 11:00 a.m. – Noon F4: Poster Runoff: Championship Round Lunch in Exhibit Hall Noon – 1:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 2014 Vascular Annual Meeting Adjourns C8: Poster Session 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. General Surgery Resident/ Medical Student Program Residency Fair 2014 Vascular Annual Meeting | 5 GENERAL INFORMATION PL ANNING YOUR TRIP HOTEL INFORMATION Historic Boston is home to rich art, music and dance institutions, theatre and cultural attractions, distinguished dining and nightlife venues, world-class shopping and championship sports teams. The city’s downtown neighborhoods offer endless unique experiences and its proximity to other mustsee sites all around New England make it one of the country’s most diverse and exciting locales. The official conference hotels include: Even though it’s one of the largest cities in the country, Boston is easily walkable and also has an excellent public transportation system. Major highways also link Boston to points throughout the Northeast, and Logan International Airport offers nonstop daily flights to more than 100 domestic and international destinations. Included among Boston’s many attractions are the internationally acclaimed Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Science, New England Aquarium and the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. In addition to museums, there’s the world-famous Boston Symphony Orchestra and Boston Pops, local and pre-Broadway theater, world-class dining with an emphasis on fresh seafood, endless opportunities for shopping and sightseeing and a year-round calendar of special events and celebrations. For additional city information, visit www.bostonusa.com R EG I S T E R TO DAY REGISTER ONLINE 24/7 Once you complete your online registration, you will receive an immediate confirmation email. To download the paper registration form Complete the form and fax it to 708-334-4444 or mail it to PO Box 6271, Broadview, IL 60155-6271. You will receive a confirmation letter within three business days of receipt. Onsite registration is also available. Meeting badges will be available for pick-up on site. INTERNATIONAL MEETING REGISTRATION SVS offers a discounted registration of $250 for attendees from designated countries. For additional information, please visit VascularAnnualMeeting.org/vaminternational QUES TIONS? Call 877-303-0717 or 708-486-0717 (outside the U.S.) between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Central Time. 6 | 2014 Vascular Annual Meeting Sheraton Boston Hotel (Headquarters): $269 single/$289 double Í Í Í Í Í Hampton Inn and Suites: $209 single/double Marriott Boston Copley Place: $275 single/double Midtown Hotel: $179 single/double Westin Copley Place: $289 single/double *All hotels are subject to appropriate state, local and occupancy tax currently at 14.45% Note: Hotels will not accept reservations directly. Reservations must be made through the SVS Housing Bureau. HOTEL RESERVATIONS The SVS Housing Bureau assists all SVS meeting attendees with hotel accommodations. Reservations are not accepted by the hotels directly. Make your reservation online at VascularAnnualMeeting.org You may also call 866-268-0197 (U.S.) or 972-349-5435 (international) to make a reservation. The deadline to reserve a hotel room at the conference rates is May 7. Reservations must be guaranteed by credit card. A first night’s deposit is required. Cancellations are accepted 72 hours prior to arrival. MEETING REGISTRATION CANCELLATION POLICY A full refund, less a $50 processing fee, will be granted for all written requests postmarked by May 15. No refunds will be made for cancellations postmarked after this date. Telephone cancellations are not accepted. Cancellations may be sent via fax to 312-334-2320 or via email to email@example.com SVS reserves the right to cancel any program and cannot assume responsibility for personal expenses. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ACCOMMODATIONS Registrants who need specialized accommodations to participate in the Vascular Annual Meeting (i.e., a hearing impaired device, assistance obtaining a motorized scooter rental) may include that information with their registration. SVS staff will contact the attendee and discuss accommodations. For more general information, go to VascularAnnualMeeting.org SPONSORSHIPS Thanks and appreciation to the 2014 SVS Vascular Annual Meeting supporters: Bard Peripheral Vascular / Mobile App Covidien / Headquarters Hotel Key Cards Gore & Associates / Metal Panel Signage and Convention Center Video Monitors Medtronic, Inc. / Plenary and Breakfast Session Downloads and Flash Drives Educational Grants Boston Scientific Corporation SAV E THE DATE FOR 2015! The 2015 Vascular Annual Meeting takes place June 18–20 in Chicago at McCormick Place West. EDUC ATION Accreditation » The Society for Vascular Surgery is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 2014 Vascular Annual Meeting Designation of Credit » The Society for Vascular Surgery designates this live activity for a maximum of 31.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Overall Learning Objectives » The Vascular Annual Meeting is designed to provide a variety of learning opportunities in vascular surgical practice, research and science that support individual educational needs and lifelong learning. At the conclusion of the meeting, participants should be able to apply the knowledge acquired to enhance patient care. 2014 Postgraduate Courses Day Designation of Credit » The Society for Vascular Surgery designates this live activity for a maximum of 9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Overall Learning Objectives » The Postgraduate Courses are designed to provide a variety of learning opportunities in vascular surgical practice, research and science that support individual educational needs and lifelong learning. At the conclusion of the meeting, participants should be able to apply the knowledge acquired to enhance patient care. Target Audience » The Vascular Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Courses are designed for: Vascular surgeons Í Í Physicians in related specialties Í Fellows/residents in vascular surgery and general surgery training programs Í Interventional radiologists working in the vascular imaging and intervention field Í Physician assistants and nurses involved in the care of vascular surgical patients Vascular technologists and vascular lab administrators Í Í Researchers, administrators, practice managers, and allied health professionals with an interest in the science and treatment of vascular disease Medical students with an interest in vascular surgery Í 2014 Vascular Annual Meeting | 7 Meeting Registration Form Register three ways: Online: VascularWeb.org / FAX: 708-344-4444 / Mail: PO Box 6271, Broadview, IL 60155-6271 PART 1 REGISTRANT INFORMATION First Name Middle Initial Last Name Credentials Nickname for Badge (if blank, your first name will be used) Email Address (required for CME certificate) Institution/Organization Department/Suite Address City Business Phone Fax Number State Country Zip/Postal Code Mobile Number (SVS use only) Please check here if you do not want your business telephone number or email address shared with SVS exhibitors. Please check here if you do not want to receive meeting updates via text message. Disability Accommodations: Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, I require specific aids or services during the meeting: Audio Visual Mobility (14) PART 2 DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION 1. Are you actively involved in direct patient care? 1–7 years 8–10 years (Physicians only) Yes No (01) 10+ years 2. What percent of your time is spent in (please circle): Practice (02) (A) 25%+ (B) 50%+ (C) 75%+ (D) None Teaching(03) (A) 25%+ (B) 50%+ (C) 75%+ (D) None Administration(04) (A) 25%+ (B) 50%+ (C) 75%+ (D) None 3. How many patients do you see per week? (05) 4. How many prescriptions do you write per week?(06) 5. Are you actively involved in the management of a vascular lab? Yes No (07) 6. Do you make decisions about the following, and approximately what is your annual expenditure on each? Equipment: Yes No (08) Annual Expenditure (exp) Supplies: Yes No (10) Annual Expenditure (exp) Devices: Yes No (12) Annual Expenditure (exp) 7. Are you a member of VESS (formerly PVSS)? Yes No (15) 8. Would you be interested in serving as a mentor for residents and students? Yes No (19) PART 3 REGISTRATION CATEGORIES AND FEES Please select one: Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Member (01) Distinguished Fellow (06) Honorary Member (07) $600 SVS Candidate Member (02) $400 SVS Candidate Member In Training (25) $250 Non-Member Physician (03) International Physician (08) For a list of eligible countries, please visit VascularAnnualMeeting.org/vaminternational Non-Member (08) $795 Member (21) $250 Vascular Surgery Resident (with letter from Chief of Service) (04) $250 General Surgery Resident (with letter from Chief of Service) (09) $250 Medical Student (with letter from university) (10) $250 SVS Allied Health Professional Member (20) Allied Health Professional (05) Includes non-MD registrants, PhD and researchers Vascular Nurse Physician’s Assistant $500 Other (16) $525 Page 2 of 2 If faxing, please be sure to fax both pages. Last Name PART 4 OPTIONAL COURSES AND EVENTS Breakfast Sessions Special Events Included in registration fee. Please select one session per day: Included in registration fee. Thursday, June 5 B1: Hemodialysis Access: Challenges and Breakthroughs B2: Changing Paradigms in Asymptomatic Carotid Disease B3: Post EVAR Management: Surveillance Endoleaks and When to Intervene Friday, June 6 B4: Current Management of Vasculargraft Infections from Head to Toe B5: Optimizing Wound Care and Amputation Management B6: The Role of Vascular Surgery During Multispecialty Operations B10: Population-Based Health Services Research: When, Where, How, and Why Opening Reception (included in registration fee) (09) Thursday, June 5 (Exhibit Hall) Women’s Leadership Dinner (included in registration fee) (10) Thursday, June 5 Leadership Roundtable Breakfast (included in registration fee) (12) Saturday, June 7 Trainee Section Luncheon (included in registration fee) (13) Saturday, June 7 Postgraduate Pre Conference Course: Wednesday, June 4 (11) Additional registration fee required. Saturday, June 7 B7: The Vascular Surgeon in Elective Multispecialty Operations B8: Opportunities to Improve the Outcomes of Patients with Acute Aortic Syndromes B9: Closure and Arterial Access Conundrums Luncheons Included in registration fee. Physician’s Luncheon (Exhibit Hall) Thursday, June 5 (04) SVS Members Business Meeting/Lunch (SVS Members only) Friday, June 6 (05) Physician’s Luncheon (Exhibit Hall) Friday, June 6 (06) Physician’s Luncheon (Exhibit Hall) Saturday, June 7 (08) SVS Member $300 SVS Candidate Member $200 SVS Candidate Member In Training $150 Non-Member Physician $400 Vascular and General Surgery Resident $150 Allied Health Professionals (SVS member and non-member) $150 Student $150 Total Fee for Part 4: $ REGISTRATION FEES Enter Part 3 Total for general registration $ Enter Part 4 Total for courses and events $ TOTAL $ PART 5 METHOD OF PAYMENT Registration forms will not be processed without full payment in U.S. funds. Please make checks payable to SVS and mail to: SVS Registration, c/o CompuSystems, Inc., PO Box 6271, Broadview, IL 60155-6271. American Express MasterCard Visa Check (Check# Credit card number ) Expiration date (mm/yy) Name as it appears on card Cardholder signature Faxed and mailed registration forms will be processed within 72 hours of receipt and an email confirmation will be sent if an email address is provided. Otherwise, a confirmation will be mailed to the address provided. Cancellations received before May 15 will be honored less a $50 processing fee. Questions? Call customer service at 877-303-0717 or 708-486-0717 (outside the U.S.) during the hours of 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Central Time.