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 at VascularAnnualMeeting.org > ----EARN CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION CREDITS REGISTER TODAY > > 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 ----- 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! FEATURES INTRODUCING VASCULAR LIVE 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. MOBILE APP 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 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 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. POSTER COMPETITION 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 WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4 AT A GLANCE THURSDAY, JUNE 5 P OS TGR A D UATE CO U R S E S DAY VA SCU L A R A NN UA L M EE TI N G 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Postgraduate Courses (Separate Registration Required) 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. :00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 7 Postgraduate Courses Breakfast P1: Critical Issues in Managing Lower Extremity PVD 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration Breakfast Sessions B1: Hemodialysis Access: Challenges and Breakthroughs B2: Changing Paradigms in Asymptomatic Carotid Disease P2: Advanced Chronic Venous Treatment: Superficial to Deep 10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. 10:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Coffee Break P3: Open Surgical Techniques of the Aorta and Aortic Branches B3: Post EVAR Management: Surveillance Endoleaks and When to Intervene 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. General Surgery Resident Program Breakfast Medical Student (MS1/MS2) Program Breakfast Medical Student (MS3/MS4) Program Breakfast Opening Ceremony S1: William J. von Liebig Forum E1: John Homans Lecture P4: Innovation and Invention: A Vascular Surgeons Primer 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Postgraduate Courses Lunch P5: Thoracic Aortic Disease Management: From the Aortic Valve to the Bifurcation P6: SVS Leadership Program – Leadership Styles & Versatility VA SCU L A R A NN UA L M EE TI N G 6:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. 8:30 a.m. – Noon 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration V1: Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society Paper Session I V2: Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society Paper Session II General Surgery Resident/Medical Student Scholarship Program – Open and Endovascular Training (Scholarship Recipients Only) C1: International Forum 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. Noon – 1:20 p.m. Noon – 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open Lunch in Exhibit Hall Poster Set Up S2: SVS Plenary Session II E2: Roy Greenberg Distinguished Lecture Awards Coffee Break S3: SVS Plenary Session III Opening Reception Individual Alumni and Committee Receptions 1:20 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 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 at VascularAnnualMeeting.org REGISTER ONLINE 4 | 2014 Vascular Annual Meeting FRIDAY, JUNE 6 SATURDAY, JUNE 7 VA SCU L A R A NN UA L M EE TI N G 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast Sessions VA SCU L A R A NN UA L M EE TI N G 6:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration 6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration 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 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. – 11:05 a.m. 11:05 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. General Surgery Resident/Medical Student Program Breakfast/ Surgical Skills Competition S4: SVS Plenary Session IV Exhibit Hall Open Coffee Break F2: Projects and Reports from the Vascular Quality Initiative SVS Presidential Address SVS Member Business Luncheon Non-Member Lunch in Exhibit Hall S5: SVS Plenary Session V Coffee Break Concurrent Breakout 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 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. 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. – Noon Noon – 1:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open Coffee Break S6: SVS Plenary Session VI F4: Poster Runoff: Championship Round Lunch in Exhibit Hall Noon – 1:00 p.m. Vascular Surgery Trainee Luncheon 1:00 p.m. – 2:05 p.m. 2:05 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. R1: Rapid Paced Paper Session I L1: Late-Breaking Clinical Trial Session 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 C8: Poster Session 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. General Surgery Resident/ Medical Student Program Residency Fair 4:30 p.m. 2014 Vascular Annual Meeting Adjourns 2014 Vascular Annual Meeting | 5 GENERAL INFORMATION PL ANNING YOUR TRIP 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. 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 HOTEL INFORMATION The official conference hotels include: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 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 SPONSORSHIPS Thanks and appreciation to the 2014 SVS Vascular Annual Meeting supporters: Bard Peripheral Vascular / Mobile App Covidien / Headquarters Hotel Key Cards Gore & Associates Medtronic, Inc. / Educational Grants / Metal Panel Signage and Convention Center Video Monitors Plenary and Breakfast Session Downloads and Flash Drives 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: Í Í 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. Vascular surgeons 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 Í Vascular technologists and vascular lab administrators Í Researchers, administrators, practice managers, and allied health professionals with an interest in the science and treatment of vascular disease Í Medical students with an interest in vascular surgery 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 Email Address (required for CME certificate) Department/Suite City Fax Number State Mobile Number (SVS use only) Country Zip/Postal Code Credentials Nickname for Badge (if blank, your first name will be used) Institution/Organization Address Business Phone 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 Practice (02) 8–10 years (A) 25%+ (A) 25%+ (Physicians only) Yes No (01) 10+ years (C) 75%+ (C) 75%+ (C) 75%+ (D) None (D) None (D) None 6. Do you make decisions about the following, and approximately what is your annual expenditure on each? Equipment: Supplies: Devices: Yes No (08) Annual Expenditure Yes No (10) Annual Expenditure Yes No (12) Annual Expenditure Yes (exp) (exp) (exp) No (15) 2. What percent of your time is spent in (please circle): (B) 50%+ (B) 50%+ (B) 50%+ Teaching(03) Administration(04) (A) 25%+ 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) 7. Are you a member of VESS (formerly PVSS)? 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 $400 $250 $795 Member (21) $250 SVS Candidate Member (02) SVS Candidate Member In Training (25) Non-Member Physician (03) International Physician (08) For a list of eligible countries, please visit VascularAnnualMeeting.org/vaminternational Non-Member (08) Vascular Surgery Resident (with letter from Chief of Service) (04) General Surgery Resident (with letter from Chief of Service) (09) Medical Student (with letter from university) (10) SVS Allied Health Professional Member (20) Allied Health Professional (05) Includes non-MD registrants, PhD and researchers Vascular Nurse Physician’s Assistant Other (16) $250 $250 $250 $500 $525 Page 2 of 2 Last Name If faxing, please be sure to fax both pages. PART 4 OPTIONAL COURSES AND EVENTS Breakfast Sessions Included in registration fee. Please select one session per day: 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 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 Special Events Included in registration fee. 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. SVS Member SVS Candidate Member SVS Candidate Member In Training Non-Member Physician Vascular and General Surgery Resident Allied Health Professionals (SVS member and non-member) Student Total Fee for Part 4: $ $300 $200 $150 $400 $150 $150 $150 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) 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# ) Expiration date (mm/yy) Credit card number 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.