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Future Vascular Surgeons Weekly Update
December 17, 2013
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Video Resource

Click to view The Basic Wound Closure and Knot Tying Primer and Training Videos by the University of New Mexico.   


View more knot tying resources on VascularWeb.

Summer Research Opportunities

Harvard-Longwood short-term research training in vascular surgery (NIH-T35) is accepting applications until January 15. Learn more.  
"Innovation comes out of necessity, which can actually lead you to something great."

Julie Ann Freischlag, MD, SVS President

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Vascular Surgery Match: Important Dates and Tips
VascularSurgery Integrated Programs (0+5) 
  • Remember that the interview goes both ways.  
  • Analyze data from your interview visits to compare programs. 
  • Submit your Rank Order Lists on by February 26.  
  • Continue to seek advice from advisors, residents, and friends. 

Vascular Surgery Fellowships (0+5)

  • Submit your applications as soon as possible. Programs typically close in January.
  • Make sure that your applications are complete and your letters of recommendation have been received by the programs.  
  • Participate in the match beginning on January 22 on 
  • Ask to spend a day before or after the interview shadowing current fellows to get a better sense of the day-to-day environment. 
Find more tips and important information on

Important Dates & Deadlines

  • The SVS Foundation Resident Research Prize application deadline is January 2. Learn more.   
  • The SVS Foundation Student Research Fellowship is accepting applications until March 17. Learn more.  
  • 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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