Join the Society for Vascular Medicine
The Society for Vascular Medicine (SVM) is a professional organization founded in 1989 to improve the integration of vascular biological advances into medical practice, to promote and serve as a center-of-excellence for the diagnosis and treatment of vascular diseases, and to promote optimal standards of care.
SVM has several membership categories. Which one is right for you?
Join SVM today and you'll save on the SVM Annual Meeting and much more!
SVM Membership Highlights:
- SVM is a respected voice in the Vascular Medicine community—SVM is a partner in the ABVM Foundation’s Choosing Wisely Campaign, and many other influential organizations in vascular medicine.
- Networking with the leaders in vascular medicine—through the SVM Member Directory, a who’s who in vascular medicine.
- Subscription to Vascular Medicine, the official journal of SVM, published six times a year and filled with the latest research in vascular medicine.
- Discounts on CME programs and education materials, including registration for the SVM Annual Scientific Sessions and on SVM’s online CME programs, and educational materials including SVM’s Comprehensive Review in Vascular and Endovascular textbook.
- Career building tools including free resume posting on the SVM Job Board, and discounts on job ads to help find the best and brightest for your practice or institution.
|Associate||Vascular Care Team||Advanced Practitioner||Doctorate||Fellow (FSVM)|
|Background||Must be in an accredited postgraduate training program. Documentation is
required if longer
than 4 years.
|Sonographer/vascular technologist, nurse, radiology tech (CT, MR),
cardiac cath lab tech or equivalent
|Nurse practitioner, physician assistant, clinical nurse specialist; master’s degree||MD, DO, MBBS, PhD, PharmD, or equivalent|
|Entitled to vote||•||•||•|
|Entitled to hold elected or appointed office||•|
|May serve as a committee chair||•|
|May serve on committees||•||•||•||•||•|
|Subscription to Vascular Medicine||Optional for $129||Optional for $129||Optional for $129||•||•|
|Discounted rate for Scientific Sessions||•||•||•||•||•|
|Listed in SVM Member Directory; access to Members Only website; receives What's Circulating newsletter||•||•||•||•||•|
|May advance to Fellow (FSVM)||Must advance to Doctorate Member first||After 2 years in good standing||After 1 year in good standing|
|Annual Dues||$25||$90||$125||$425 (includes Vascular Medicine subscription)||$425 (includes Vascular Medicine subscription)|
A Doctorate Member is an individual who maintains a professional interest in vascular medicine, vascular surgery or vascular radiology. Must have attained a doctorate degree (MD DO, MBBS, PhD, PharmD or equivalent). A Doctorate Member is entitled to vote but may not hold elected or appointed office. Doctorate Members are eligible to apply to advance to Fellowship after a one-year membership in good standing. Membership dues include a subscription to Vascular Medicine. Applications must be accompanied by current CV or Summary of Activities stating applicant's interest in vascular medicine. $425 annual dues
An Advanced Practitioner Member is an individual who has attained an advanced degree such as nurse practitioner, physician assistant, certified nurse specialist or equivalent. An Advanced Practitioner Member is entitled to vote but may not hold elected or appointed office. Advanced Practitioner Members are eligible to apply to advance to Fellowship after a two-year membership in good standing. Applications must be accompanied by current CV or Summary of Activities. $125 annual dues
Vascular Care Team Members include nurses, sonographers/vascular technologists, radiology technicians (CT, MR), cardiac cath lab technologists or equivalent. A Vascular Care Team Member is not entitled to vote or hold elected or appointed office and is not eligible for advancement to Fellowship. Application must be accompanied by current CV or Summary of Activities. $90 annual dues
An Associate Member is an individual in an accredited postgraduate training program. An Associate Member is not entitled to vote or hold elected or appointed office. Associate Members may apply to become a Doctorate Member on completion of their training program. After one year of Doctorate Membership, they may apply for Fellow status. Applicants for Associate Member must complete the training program information. Documentation is required if longer than 4 years. $25 annual dues
Only current SVM members may apply to become a Fellow of the Society of Vascular Medicine (FSVM). A Fellow of the Society is an individual involved in the practice, teaching or research aspects of vascular medicine. Nominations for fellowship shall be by written recommendation of one or more Fellows. A Fellow must have completed post-doctoral (e.g., MD or DO or equivalent) training in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, vascular surgery or interventional radiology or other related vascular specialties. Alternatively, a Fellow may have attained a doctorate degree in any of the biomedical sciences (e.g., PhD or equivalent) and be a member in good standing for one year or have attained an advanced practice degree (e.g., nurse practitioner, physician assistant, clinical nurse specialist or equivalent) and be a member in good standing for two years. A Fellow must demonstrate an interest and leadership in vascular disease, such as Board Certification in Vascular or Endovascular Medicine. Nominations of Fellows who have done meritorious work in the field of vascular medicine can also be made at the discretion of the SVM President or the Membership Committee. A Fellow is entitled to vote and hold elected or appointed office. Membership dues include a subscription to Vascular Medicine. Applications to advance from Member to Fellow must be accompanied by current CV, including bibliography, and a letter of recommendation from an SVM Fellow. Download a PDF of the membership application to apply.