Vascular conference is held every Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Attendance is mandatory for fellows and residents on the vascular surgery rotation. A master schedule will be provided with the specific topics to be discussed each week. The topics are accessible in PDF format for review.
This conference provides a systematic review of topics chosen from the APDVS index list and basic science topics. The format consists of review and discussion of published articles germane to the topic at hand.
This conference also features invited speakers on vascular related topics of interest such as wound care, orthotics and prosthetics, new technologies, innovations in vascular surgery, etc.
Pre-Operative Case conference is held every Friday from 7:00 am - 8:00 a.m. and is for vascular fellows and general surgery residents rotating on the service at either hospital. Presentation of cases are done by the vascular fellow, reviewing preoperative imaging and operative planning for cases at both sites. A list of the upcoming week's cases are provided the week prior.
Fellows and general surgery residents are required to attend vascular M&M and case conference. The conference is held on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 9:10 AM. The fellows and junior general surgery residents should be prepared to present any patient on the service at their respective hospital. Attendance at this conference is mandatory.
Mondays 8 - 9 AM.
Journal Club serves to review 3 pertinent articles chosen from a monthly survey of current vascular journals. Articles addressing basic science issues as well as clinical issues will be presented.
This conference is held quarterly Wednesday 6:30-7:30 am. It includes presentation of statistics, results of ongoing QA reviews, and review of difficult or interesting cases in the Vascular Diagnostics laboratory.
The Didactic & VESAP Review Conference occurs every Wednesday from 7:00 AM to 7:45 AM. It consists of a review presentation by the trainees of four short chapters from Current therapy in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery by James C. Stanley Frank Veith; Thomas W Wakefield, 5th ed. and review of two questions obtained from VESAP.
All fellows and residents are expected to attend Surgery Grand Rounds every Monday 7:00 a.m - 8:00 a.m. in the University Hospital AIP auditorium. Attendance is taken electronically. Current Grand Rounds topics are always available on the main Surgery Department website.