Southern Association for Vascular surgery

S. Timothy String President’s Award
$5,000 AWARD



The Southern Association for Vascular Surgery announces the 2015 S. Timothy String President’s Award for the best manuscript on vascular surgery presented at this year’s annual meeting.

ELIGIBILITY
Eligibility for this award includes all active members.  The President’s Award Committee will choose the best overall manuscript from among those presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting. To be eligible for the award, an abstract must be accepted by the Program Committee for presentation at the regular Scientific Sessions. A manuscript, suitable for publication in the Journal of Vascular Surgery, is required at the time of presentation.  Someone other than the member may present the accepted paper, but the member must close the discussion.  The quality of the presentation and discussion are major considerations in the award.

MANUSCRIPT
The content of the manuscript must represent original work relating to clinical material, clinical research, or basic investigation on peripheral arterial, venous or lymphatic disease. The material must not have been presented, submitted, or published elsewhere. The manuscript should be prepared according to the Journal of Vascular Surgery guidelines. 

AWARD
The S. Timothy String Presidentís Award is made possible through an unrestricted educational grant from W. L. Gore. The 2015 award will consist of $5,000 and will be presented at the 40th Annual Meeting at The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun in Cancun, Mexico, January 13-16, 2016.

Submission Deadline:  SEPTEMBER 2, 2014