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Vascular Conference

Every Wednesday 4-6 p.m.

  • Didactics
  • Case conferences
  • “How I Do It” (HIDI)
  • Rutherford chapter review
  • Visiting Professor lectures

Board Reviews and Journal Clubs

 Monthly Dinners

  • Board review questions
  • Journal article reviews

Recent Visiting Professor Lectures

  • Carlos Becharra, M.D. (Loyola University) - “Endovascular repair of juxtarenal/TAAA”
  • Peter Nelson, M.D. (University of Oklahoma - Tulsa) - “Hemodialysis and Effects of COVID”
  • Dawn Coleman, M.D. (University of Michigan) "Pediatric Vascular Surgery"
  • Paul DiMusto, M.D. (University of Wisconsin) - “Open Repair of Thoracoabdominal
  • Misty Humphries, M.D. (University of California, Davis) - “Telemedicine in Vascular Surgery:
    Beyond COVID and Why We Need to Embrace It”
  • Brigitte Smith, M.D. (University of Utah) - "Fundamentals of Quality Improvement”
  • Jeff Siracuse, M.D. (Boston University) - “Navigating the VQI and Personal Experiences with
    Database Research”

Upcoming Visiting Professor Lectures

  • Oct. 7: Neil Barshes, M.D. (Baylor - Houston) - “Strategies to Identify PAD in Patients with Foot
    Ulcers or Gangrene”
  • Oct. 14: Kwame Amankwah, M.D. (University of Connecticut) - “Why Won’t You Let Me
    Operate – Resident Autonomy in the Operating Room

October 2020 Vascular Conference Schedule

October 7:

  • 4-5: “Strategies to Identify Patients with Foot Ulcers or Gangrene” (Neil Barshes – Baylor Houston)

  • 5-5:30: HIDI – Superior mesenteric artery embolectomy (Orlino)

  • 5:30-6:00: Case Conference/Board Review

October 14:

  • 4-4:30: Rutherford Chapter 133: Acute Mesenteric Artery Disease (Marquardt)

  • 4:30-5: Case Conference/Board Review

  • 5-6: “Why Won’t You Let Me Operate – Resident Autonomy in the Operating
    Room” (Kwame Amankwah – University of Connecticut)

October 21:

  • 4-6: Cadaver Session at PASE Center (Carotid/Subclavian/Leg Vessels)

October 28:

  • 4-4:30: HIDI – Carotid Endarterectomy (Chung)

  • 4:30-5:00: Case Conference/Board Review

  • 5-6: Combined Journal Club with Penn State University