American Venous Forum 2015 Annual Meeting & Awards Information

The American Venous Forum (AVF) will hold its 27th Annual Meeting on February 25-27, 2015 in Palm Springs, CA.  The AVF Annual Meeting offers high-quality scientific analysis to those physicians interested in research, education and clinical investigation in the field of venous diseases. Some program highlights for 2015 include:

  • Cutting Edge Scientific Program
  • Sumner Venous Summit Postgraduate Course
  • Presidential Address by Dr. Fedor Lurie
  • Presentations from Key Leaders
  • Strandness Memorial Lecture
  • Oral Abstract Presentations
  • Specialty Symposia
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Scientific Poster Presentations
  • Forum Finale

Abstract submission is now open!

Abstract Submission Deadline: Monday, September 8, 2014, 11:59 pm (EST)
AVF encourages all of its colleagues to participate in this growing educational program by submitting a formal abstract for standard oral, quick shot presentation, poster presentation or poster display. The AVF only accepts electronic abstract submissions via the AVF submission website See the full Call for Abstracts for more information about the submission process, rules and presentation types 

2015 Foundation Awards

The American Venous Forum Foundation (AVFF) is thrilled to announce the 2015 BSN-Jobst Research Grant, which has been increased to a $100,000, two-year grant.  The BSN-JOBST Research Grant is intended as seed money for research in clinical or basic sciences in the field of venous and lymphatic disorders and is intended for residents, fellows, and young faculty of less than five years from the end of their vascular training.  The grant is designed to provide a foundation of research to build on future work and grants for mentored and independent research.

Help AVFF spread the news about the 2015 BSN-Jobst Research Grant! 

  • If eligible, we welcome you to apply for the Grant
  • Inform your residents, fellows and young faculty of this outstanding opportunity
  • AVF members can serve as a mentor on an applicant’s research proposal

For more information, please see the Awards section of the Call for Abstracts, which includes a link to the application form and instructions.

The Servier Traveling Fellowship will provide two fellows/residents an opportunity to travel to the AVF 27th Annual Meeting and then to the European Venous Forum in June (2015) to present their research.  The award is open to fellows and residents in a vascular training program in the continental United States.  Applicants must submit an abstract on the AVF submission site and indicate their interest in being considered for the award.

For more information, please see the Awards section of the Call for Abstracts.

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