Vein Forum Committee

  • Patrick Muck, MD - Chair
  • Mark Iafrati, MD - Chair Elect
  • Julianne Stoughton, MD - Past Chair
  • Joseph D. Raffetto, MD
  • Dawn M. Coleman, MD
  • M. Ashraf Mansour, MD
  • Patricia E. Thorpe, MD
  • Jennifer A. Heller, MD, FACS
  • Ruth Bush, MD - Council Chair (ex-officio)


The Vein Forum Committee shall develop and facilitate all components of the clinician’s education in venous and lymphatic disease.  Responsibilities will include review and maintenance of a standardized curriculum as well as participation and oversight of all clinician’s courses held under the auspices of the Forum.


  • Participate in the Vein Forum conference calls to review and maintain the standardized curriculum
  • Serve as faculty at the Vein Forum
  • Identifying priority projects
  • Attend the Vein Forum Committee meeting held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting

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