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Updates in Vascular Disease
Saturday, September 9, 2023
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grand Hyatt Washington DC
Registration Opening in February 2023

The Society for Vascular Medicine is hosting a Primary Care and Hospital Medicine track during its Vascular Scientific Sessions in Washington DC. During a full day of lectures and hands-on experiences, SVM esteemed faculty will offer up to date and state of the art knowledge in vascular disease diagnosis and management. Registration fee is $25.00 and includes lunch.


  • Case-based learning
  • Practical, everyday clinically relevant scenarios that are relevant to your practice
  • Focus on arterial and venous disease 
  • POCUS workshop
  • Opportunities to network with SVM leadership
  • And more…

ATTENDEES WILL RECEIVE CME / MOC and a Certificate of Participation issued by the Society for Vascular Medicine.


Venous Thromboembolism Block

Modern management of PE: When does it make sense to consider intervention? Ido Weinberg, MD
Lower extremity (proximal) DVT: Basics of management and when to consider intervention Geoff Barnes, MD
Does this patient need an IVC filter? Kush Desai, MD
Case based approach to upper extremity DVT: When can I pull this line? When is intervention required? Natalie Evans, MD
VTE and COVID-19: Fact and fiction, prevention, and treatment Rob McBane, MD

Case-based Approach to Periprocedural Anticoagulation Management


Peripheral Artery Disease Block

Case-based approach to the patient who has leg pain with walking Luai Tabaza, MD
Optimal medical therapy in PAD Jay Bishop, MD
Understanding endovascular procedures and common complications Kevin Rogers, MD

Afternoon Sessions

Approach to the swollen leg: Not all swollen legs are DVT or heart-failure Carmel Celestine, MD
Renal artery stenosis: When to suspect, how to diagnose, when to refer Vlad Lakhter, MD
Approach to the purple finger or toe Andrew Galmer, MD
A word on FMD: Under-recognized epidemic? Daniella Kadian-Dodov, MD
Vascular Medicine training programs and career opportunities Ana Casanegra, MD
Don't miss these vascular emergencies! Jessica Borklund, MD

Approach to limb ulcerations

Venous ulcers Teresa Carman, MD
Arterial Ulcers: Critical limb ischemia Andrew Dicks, MD
ABC's of basic wound care Geoffrey Ouma, MD

POCUS Workshop

Know your PoCUS machine and ways to incorporate in routine physical exam and bedside procedures Gaurav Parmar, MD
PoCUS in PE evaluation- RV strain/dysfunction Pulkit Chaudhury, MD
PoCUS for vascular access Mitch Weinberg, MD
PoCUS to assess proximal LE DVT Michael Levy, MD
PoCUS to measure size of abdominal aorta and screen for AAA Billy Chacko, MD

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Society for Vascular Medicine (SVM).  Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing


Physicians (ACCME) Credit Designation

Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Amedco LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 6.5 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. You must request your certificate within 30 days of the activity to meet the deadline for submission to PARS.
*Poster sessions are not included for MOC credit


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