SAVS, Southern Association for Vascular Surgery

Spring 2015

Executive Council

Scott L. Stevens, MD

Samuel R. Money, MD

Eric D. Endean, MD

Matthew S. Edwards, MD

Cynthia K. Shortell, MD

Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr., MD

Marc A. Passman, MD

Representative to SVS
John W. Hallett, Jr., MD

Past President
Spence M. Taylor, MD

Past President
Thomas S. Huber, MD

Past President
Ali F. AbuRahma, MD

Letter from the President
Scott L. Stevens, M.D., President
Scott L. Stevens, M.D.

As the 39th President of the Southern Association of Vascular Surgery, I am proud to announce that our organization is vigorous, growing and on a rock solid foundation. Please take a moment to read through this newsletter. It will demonstrate the dynamic and productive nature of our association as well as the drive, energy and expertise of our membership.
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From the Secretary/Treasurer
Eric D. Endean, M.D.
Eric D. Endean, M.D.

The 40th Annual Meeting of The Southern Association for Vascular Surgery will be held January 20 23, 2016 at the Ritz-Carlton, in Cancun, Mexico. Details regarding the meeting and hotel registration information will be mailed in the fall. We encourage you to register early for the Annual Meeting and secure a room within the SAVS block as well as make your airline reservations early in order to obtain the best possible fares and itinerary.
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Business Meeting Minutes
The Annual Business Meeting of the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery was called to order on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 11:55 a.m. at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Scottsdale, Arizona with President Ali AbuRahma presiding.

The minutes from the 2014 Annual Business Meeting at The Breakers, Palm Beach Florida were approved unanimously without revision as written in the Spring newsletter.
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Future Meetings
2016 Annual Meeting

2016 Annual Meeting
January 20-23
Ritz-Carlton, Cancun
Cancun, Mexico
2017 Annual Meeting
January 18-21
Naples Grande
Naples, Florida

Call for Abstracts / Videos
40th Annual Meeting
January 20-23, 2015
Ritz-Carlton, Cancun
Cancun, Mexico

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New Members, Active & Candidate
View the list of New, Active & Candidate Members.
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Sporting Event Winners
View the winners of each sporting event held at the 2015 annual meeting.
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Photos from Meeting
Annual Meeting Photo 4 Annual Meeting Photo 49 Annual Meeting Photo 50

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Sponsors & Exhibitors
View all of the Sponsors & Exhibitors from this year's past meeting.
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2015 Founders Award
The Correlation Between CT and Duplex Evaluation of Vein Bypass Grafts and Their Relationship to Graft Failure
Jonathan Rehfuss

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

S. Timothy String Presidents Award
Surgeon Radiation Dose during Complex Endovascular Procedures
Melissa L. Kirkwood

UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX