Pulse for March 30, 2017 | Register for VRIC
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Register Today for VRIC

Register today for the May 3 Vascular Research Initiatives Conference. 
The one-day meeting -- held the day before the American Heart Association's Arteriorsclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Scientific Sessions -- emphasizes emerging vascular science. It is considered a key event for meeting and reconnecting with vascular research collaborators. 
New this year is the Alexander W. Clowes Distinguished Lecture, honoring the legacy of vascular surgeon-scientist Alec Clowes, M.D. William Sessa, Ph.D., of Yale University School of Medicine, will deliver the inaugural lecture, titled, "New Insights in Arteriogenesis and Blood Flow Control."
The translational panel will discuss "Matrix Revolution: Vascular Repair and Regeneration," in a session co-sponsored with the International Society for Applied Cardiovascular Biology. SVS President Ronald Fairman, M.D., will moderate with Robert T. Tranquillo, Ph.D. Four abstract sessions will focus on vascular endothelium and thrombosis, aortic and arterial pathology, stem cells and tissue engineering, and peripheral arterial disease.  
See the complete VRIC program here

The Benefits of Belonging

'Find a Specialist' Referral Service

Sometimes prospective patients do not know to whom to turn for vascular issues. The 'Find a Specialist' physician referral service is an important resource for them, and an important benefit to active SVS members. 
Find a Specialist Referral Service is here

Purchase On-Demand Library While Registering for VAM

Registration and housing for VAM are now open. Register today!

And don't forget you can take VAM home with you. You can pre-purchase all VAM PowerPoint slides, audio and a limited selection of assorted videotaped sessions in the On-Demand Library, and lock in the $99 price. The cost will increase after VAM ends. 
This valuable resource of almost 400 individual presentations will be available shortly following the meeting’s conclusion, with access continued for up to one year. For those who have already registered and now want to add the On-Demand Library, simply return to the registration page and add the library separately.
Register for VAM 2017 here
Make housing reservations here

Inter-Society News & Updates

1. April is Limb Loss Awareness Month

Approximately 2.1 million people in the U.S. are amputees and, of them, more than half have lost a limb to vascular disease. To raise awareness of these patients, the nonprofit Amputee Coalition is working to educate the public on limb loss, its prevention and treatment.
In conjunction with the coalition's Limb Loss Awareness Month, the organization has shared an informative infographic that we encourage you to print for your office or share with colleagues.

Please also share with patients the link below, to the SVS patient information page on amputations. 
Click here for SVS patient information on amputations

SVS Foundation Award Deadlines

 Award                                                                                    Deadline        
Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08)  June 12
Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23) June 12

Job Opportunities

New ABS Executive Director Sought

The American Board of Surgery is seeking a new executive director. Applications are due May 1. The ABS expects to complete the search by the end of 2017. Learn more at this link

Looking for a new position? Below is a sample of the jobs currently available on the SVS job board.   View all jobs
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