7th Annual Venous Symposium

Comprehensive. Practical. Venous Education.

The Venous Symposium (VS) has become one of the premier educational forums dedicated to the study and management of venous disease. Presented in a practical and interactive format, lectures from experts on various areas of venous treatment will cover the latest research and therapies in superficial vein disease, chronic venous obstruction, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and pulmonary embolism (PE). A driving concept behind the symposium, live examinations will allow attendees to experience first-hand how experts evaluate and plan treatment for their patients.

Get the most value for your time out of the office. This April 14 - 16, join the growing number of physicians who consider the Venous Symposium essential to their practice.

2016 Accreditation Information

VS is accredited for a maximum of 22.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Attendees may take a self assessment test at the time of certificate retrieval. AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ earned at VS will count toward self-assessment credits for part 2 of the ABS MOC Program.

Register for the Venous Symposium Today!

The 2016 Venous Symposium will be held at the New York Hilton Midtown. Registration for physicians and industry professionals/non-clinical is $995 and $550 for allied health professionals and fellows/residents. The registration fee includes admission to scientific sessions, course materials and access to presentations online, access to the exhibit hall, admission to the welcome reception, daily continental breakfast, refreshment breaks and boxed lunch in the exhibit hall, and admission to industry educational sessions and social events.

Register by January 16, 2016, and save!

Fellows and residents are required to submit a letter from their program director, on institutional letterhead, that confirms their active fellowship or resident status. VS is proud to welcome international participants for this educational activity. A letter of invitation for participation may be provided, upon request, as part of the Visa process.

Scholarships Available for Fellows!

International Call for Abstracts

Venous Symposium’s International Call for Abstracts invites researchers from around the globe to share their work with peers and industry. All submitted abstracts will undergo a peer-review process. Accepted abstracts will display their research at VS in the form of a poster. The presenting author will receive a 15% tuition discount when registering for the symposium. The best poster will receive a $500 award and the opportunity to give a short oral presentation on the last day of the meeting. Visit venous-symposium.com/ call-for-abstracts for submission instructions and deadlines

Submission Categories

  • Anticoagulation
  • Compression
  • Epidemiology
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • IVC Filters
  • Lymphedema
  • Superficial Vein Disease
  • Venous Education
  • Venous Obstruction
  • Venous
  • Thromboembolism
  • Wound Care

Optional Hands-On Workshops

VS offers two optional hands–on workshops from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, April 15th. At the time of registration, VS attendees can select only one of the two workshops to attend. Each workshop is priced at $250.

Option 1: Techniques/Deep Venous Interventions

This two-hour workshop is divided into two 60-minute sessions. Session 1: Non-Tumescent Ablation Techniques: During this superficial session, participants will rotate through hand-on stations covering non-tumescent technologies for saphenous ablation. Session 2: Deep Venous Interventions: During this deep session, participants will cover the evaluation and treatment of chronic venous obstruction with IVUS and stenting. Participants will have the opportunity to perform hands-on interaction.

Option 2: Compression and Wound Care

This activity is a two-hour workshop divided into two 60-minute sessions. Session 1: Ultrasound Imaging of Venous Pathology : Participants will have the opportunity to interact with faculty on live imaging of patients with diverse venous pathologies. Session 2: Compression and Wound Care: Participants will have the opportunity to learn from the world experts on optimal management of patients with venous ulcers and best practices for compression.

Year-Round Venous Education

VS offers year-round education through the Venous Education blog. Visit the Venous Sympoisium blog for monthly cases related to the diagnosis and treatment of venous disease.


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