Southern Association for Vascular Surgery (SAVS)

William D. Jordan, Jr., MD
William D. Jordan, Jr., MD

As the 46th President of the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery, commonly called the Southern Vascular, I remain deeply indebted to the society for what the group has done for me. The Southern first accepted my submission for presentation at the 1994 meeting and I became excited to be a part of this prestigious group. This is a very unique group. We recently enjoyed a real-life meeting in Florida with President Marston Presiding. The attendance was much improved, the techniques shown in the post graduate course were innovative, and the science in the plenary sessions was inspiring. Wow! Dr. Marston’s presidential address gave us great insight into our past and some ideas for the future – fantastic. Program Chair Hernan Bazan worked diligently to coordinate his committee to provide a solid scientific program. Education Chair Martin Back directed a new style of post graduate course where members shared innovative techniques learned from years of experience. Recorder Megan Tracci coordinated another successful mock orals program and Secretary/Treasurer Adam Beck orchestrated all the moving parts with the help of April from PRRI. We all enjoyed the new world of meetings and some relaxing social conditions. Congratulations to all! Full Article

2022 Business Meeting Minutes

View the minutes of the 2022 Business Meeting.

Future Meetings

2023 Annual Meeting

*Change of Dates & Location*
2023 Annual Meeting
January 18-21, 2023
Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico
Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

2024 Annual Meeting
January 24-27, 2024
The Westin Kierland
Scottsdale, Arizona


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View all of the Sponsors & Exhibitors from this year's meeting.

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Adam W. Beck, MD
Adam W. Beck, MD

The 47th Annual Meeting of The Southern Association for Vascular Surgery will be held January 18-21, 2023 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve in Rio Grand, Puerto Rico. Details regarding the meeting and hotel registration information will be sent in the coming months. Make your plans now and block your schedule to attend this meeting. In addition to the usual robust scientific program, Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve is nestled on the coast near the El Yunque National Forest and will be a beautiful spot for our 2023 meeting. There are plenty of activities (including beaches!) for your family close by, so please bring them along! You should register early for the Annual Meeting and secure a room within the SAVS block as well as make your airline reservations early to obtain the best possible fares and itinerary. San Juan Airport (SJU) is the closest commercial airport to the Hyatt (about a 30 minute drive).

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Neurologic Outcomes of Carotid and Other Emergent Interventions for Ischemic Stroke over Six Years with Analysis Enhanced by Machine Learning
P. Andrew Rivera, Bethany Jennings, Jeffrey Burton, Aaron Hayson, Faith Mason, Jaron Pettis, Adam Berenson, Sam Money, Waldemar C Sternbergh, III, Daniel Fort, Hernan A Bazan
Ochsner Health, New Orleans, LA


Analysis of Wound Healing Time and Wound Free Period In Patients With Chronic Limb Threatening Ischemia Treated With and Without Revascularization
Katharine L McGinigle
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Call for Abstracts

The Southern Association for Vascular Surgery is now accepting abstracts for their 2023 Annual Meeting. Please submit your abstracts today for consideration in the 2023 Annual Scientific Program.
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Deadline: Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 11:59 pm EDT
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