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Society for Vascular Medicine Fellows Course

A State-of-the-Art Review in Clinical Vascular Medicine

December 14-15, 2019
Westin Denver International Airport
Denver, Colorado

Registration is now closed for the fifth annual SVM Fellows Course in Denver, Colorado, December 14-15, 2019. Please email jwebb@vascularmed.org to have your name added to a waiting list.

This course will be a resource that will  prepare participants to properly identify, diagnose and treat patients with vascular disease. The program is designed for fellows of various training pathways including general cardiovascular, vascular medicine, interventional and surgical fellows (general cardiology, interventional cardiology, interventional vascular medicine, interventional radiology and vascular surgery). It will offer a foundation in non-invasive vascular medicine including the diagnosis and treatment of arterial, venous and lymphatic disease. This is a non-CME event.

A confirmation email will be sent once your registration has been accepted. An acceptance letter will be included with details on booking your hotel and travel. A travel stipend up to $750 will be provided towards transportation, hotel, meals during travel, etc.

If you've been accepted you can go ahead and book your reservation at the Westin Denver International Airport.

The Westin Denver International Airport
8300 Pena Boulevard
Denver, CO 80249


For individual reservations, you can call the hotel at (303) 317-1800 and reference SVM.
Rate of $179 is available December 13 – 16, 2019.

For sponsorship opportunities and questions, contact Julie Webb at 847-686-2344 or jwebb@vascularmed.org.


Saturday, December 14, 2019 - Day 1:
Start time: Noon

Sponsored Gathering

Registration Desk


About SVM and ABVM

Claudication and Therapeutics

History and Differential diagnosis of lower extremity pain with walking

Lower Extremity Arterial Imaging: When should I get this? How do I read the results?

Medical Treatment of PAD

Endovascular Treatment for Intermittent Claudication

Case based interactive discussion

Non-Atherosclerotic Peripheral Artery Disease

Blue Fingers and Toes: My approach to history and exam

Logical Approach to Imaging: From PPG’s to angiograms

FMD: What is it and what is its impact?


Renal and Carotid Artery Stenosis: Diagnosis and therapeutic controversies

Case based renal artery duplex ultrasonography

When to Intervene in Renal Artery Stenosis

Practical Approach to Carotid Artery Ultrasound

When to Intervene in Carotid Artery Stenosis

Primer to Ulcers and Wound Care

Typical Ulcers: Neuropathic, venous, arterial and multifactorial

General Approach to Wound Care

Jeopardy (and cocktails)



Post Thrombotic Syndrome: What is it? How can it be prevented?

Approach to DVT Intervention post ATTRACT

What is Iliac Vein Compression Syndrome? When to treat and when to hold off?

Guideline Supported Approach to Anticoagulation and IVC Filters


Sunday, December 15, 2019 - Day 2:
End Time: 3:00 p.m.


Pulmonary Embolism

Telling Low from High Risk PE

Logical Approach to DOACS and Warfarin: When do I choose which medication?

Imaging in PE and DVT. What to order and when?

When Do I Offer PE Patients More Than Anticoagulation?

Clinical Case-Based Approach to Critical Limb Ischemia

Principles of CLI diagnostics and imaging

Prognostication in Critical Ischemia-WIFI and other tools

Endovascular strategies in CLI

Surgical Strategies in CLI



Tabletop Learning with Industry


Aneurysms and Dissections: Diagnosis and Management

AAA-Imaging, surveillance and intervention

Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection

Thoracic Aneurysm Intervention

Peripheral Edema Diagnosis and Management

Differential Diagnosis and Physical Examination of the Swollen Leg

What Should Every Doctor Know About Stockings and Pumps?

Venous Thrombosis and Reflux Imaging Made Simple

Making Sense of Interventions for Venous Insufficiency




Ido Weinberg, MD, MSc, MHA, FSVM
Mitchell D. Weinberg, MD, MBA, FSVM

Preliminary Faculty:
Ehrin J. Armstrong, MD, MSc, FSVM
Herb Aronow, MD, MPH, FSVM
Marc P. Bonaca, MD, MPH, FSVM
Geoff Barnes, MD, MSc, FSVM
Teresa L. Carman, MD, FSVM
Christina Fanola, MD, MSc, RPVI
Andrew Galmer, DO
Heather L. Gornik, MD, RVT, RPVI, FSVM
William R. Hiatt, MD, MSVM
Raghu Kolluri, MD, RVT, FSVM
S. Jay Mathews, MD, MS
Kevin Rogers, MD, MSc, RPVI
Mitchell J. Silver, DO, FSVM

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