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Future Vascular Surgeons Weekly Update
November 12, 2013
In This Issue
Video Resource
  Learn about workforce needs in vascular surgery.
Did you know?  
Vascular surgery became a primary specialty in 2006. Learn more.

 Vascular Surgery Interest Groups

Vascular Surgery Interest Groups (VSIG) are a great way for students to gain exposure to surgery. Consult the VSIG toolkit to learn how to start a VSIG at your institution or find out if a VSIG already exists at your school.  
Don't Lose Contact
Please make sure to update your account as well as your email(s) addresses.To update your profile, please visit "My Profile Account."
If you do not remember your login information, you can retrieve it by having it sent to your email.
Tips for Creating a Successful Application
  • Be sure to thoroughly review and proofread your CV
  • Your personal statement should really illustrate who you are and what your goals are. A clinical story or "amazing case" is not necessary
  • Avoid using a casual photo for your application
  • Meet with faculty to get a personalized letter of recommendation
  • Share your CV, personal statement, and discuss your career goals with anyone providing you a letter of recommendation
  • Be able to support everything in your CV/application

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Abstract Submissions

Abstracts and surgical videos for the 2014 Vascular Annual Meeting can now be submitted online through January 2. 

The 2014 Vascular Annual Meeting will be held in Boston, MA from June 5-7. The Resident and Student educational program agenda and information on travel scholarship opportunities will be available on by early January. Learn more.
Not a Member Yet?
The Society for Vascular Surgery now offers candidate membership to general surgery residents and medical students interested in vascular surgery. Benefits include discounted rates on SVS courses and products and the opportunity to make a difference as a member of a SVS Committee. Learn more about member benefits.
For any questions or comments, please email More information regarding the SVS Resident and Student Program can be found at
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