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Annual Meeting

TSVES Annual Meeting Texas Vascular Society Austin Fred Weaver

Dr. Fred Weaver

You are invited to the Texas Society for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery’s 34th Annual Meeting in Austin, TX this November 8th and 9th, 2019.

You can review our agenda here. We have added several new sessions for 2019 including the an all-new Medical Student Symposium, the expanded Multidisciplinary Training Program which includes a Resident and Fellow session, the Diversity Panel, and our revamped Simulation Skills Lab. This year, President William P. Shutze has invited renown endovascular surgeon and researcher Dr. Fred Weaver as the Honorary Guest Speaker. It will be a banner year for the Society not to be missed!

New this year - we are offering Trainee Travel Scholarships to help Students, Residents, and Fellows attend the meeting. Scroll to the bottom of this page to learn more. 

In 2018 we accepted 18 scientific abstracts for podium presentation and posters. Members and invited guests have presented original research and interesting cases to their colleagues in a collegial forum.  An annual resident research competition and prize has accompanied the fall meeting.

Since its inception, the Society has enjoyed an exceptional relationship with our colleagues in both the medical device and pharmaceutical industries.  Their support has permitted us to expand the quality and scope of our scientific programs to the point where they meet standards usually attributed to societies with national membership.

The Texas Society for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery has remained a comfortable forum which encourages the exchange of information and ideas among its members and guests for the purpose of improving the quality of vascular surgery care in our respective communities.  It aims to allow surgeons and allied health professionals to remain current on the latest knowledge, approaches, and procedures that will lead to better patient care and to offer the latest information regarding the care of vascular and endovascular conditions. It also serves to acquaint members with the newest technologies and therapies which have been approved for use by our specialty.

This year, President William P. Shutze has invited renown endovascular surgeon and researcher Dr. Fred Weaver as the Honorary Guest Speaker. We have also added an all-new Trainee Program complete with a Vascular Simulation Skills Lab, Allied Health Multidisciplinary session, and a Diversity Panel. It will be a banner year for the Society not to be missed! Learn more about Dr. Weaver!

The meeting will draw primarily from the TSVES membership which are represented in the Texas and SW Region.  The meeting also is open to non-member physicians, residents and fellows, students, RVT’s, Nurses and other Allied Health Professionals.

We hope you can join us this November 8 – 9th in Austin, TX.

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Scholarships Available For Vascular Trainees

Introducing the all-new Trainee Traveling Scholarships, available for Medical Students interested in applying to a Vascular Surgery Residency Program, and Residents and Fellows wishing to expand on their education in Vascular Surgery.

Applications must be received no later than October 18, 2019. 

The Traveling Scholarship is meant to assist with costs associated with attending a Regional Society Meeting. Funds allocated are as follows:

  • Medical Students: Up to $300 *
  • Residents and Fellows: Up to $500 *

* Reimbursememt for fees incurred


Application Criteria:

1. Please submit a Letter of Intent detailing your interest in Vascular Surgery and how this scholarship will help you to further your research and career in the field of Vascular Surgery. Please be sure to include the following details in your letter heading:

a) Your Mailing Address

b) Your Institution and Program Name

c) Your Program Director's (or Chief's) Name

d) Your Program Year (Indicate if Medical Student, Resident, Fellow)

2. You must be pre-registered for the course to be considered.

3. Must be located in the Region of Texas, Oklahoma, or Southern New Mexico.

4. Must be currently enrolled in Medical School or accredited Residency or Vascular Fellowship.

Complete the form below to apply by October 18th. 

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