Venous Symposium 2019

The Venous Symposium (VS) is designed to deliver the most practical education on the treatment of venous disease currently available.

The symposium’s exceedingly interactive approach, complete with live patient scanning and examinations, open access to expert faculty, debates, clinical cases, and video presentations ensures an immediate and lasting impact on your patients and practices.

Speaker at Venous Symposium 2019

Get the most value for your time out of the office. This April 11-13, 2019, join the growing number of physicians that consider the Venous Symposium essential to their practice.

Course Directors

  • Antonios P. Gasparis (Stony Brook, NY)
  • Nicos Labropoulos (Stony Brook, NY)

Leading Experts

  • Steve Elias (Chronic Venous Disease)
  • Mark Meissner (Venous Thromboembolism)

Register by February 8, 2019, and save up to $100

The 2019 scientific program features sessions presented in collaboration with the American College of Phlebology, American Venous Forum and the Society of Interventional Radiology. See the program details.

Robust Credit Opportunity

VS offers 22+ Hours of CME Credit, as well as, ABS MOCs/SAMs credits. The VS credit hours are recognized by ANCC, AANP, AAPA, EACCME, and UEMS.

Attendees may take a self-assessment test at the time of certificate retrieval. Achieving a score of 75% or more on unlimited attempts will allow the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ earned at Venous Symposium to count toward self-assessment credits toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program.

Patient Scanning, Live Patient Exams and Much More

The VS 2019 program offers live patient scanning and exams. VS will be of value to vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, interventional cardiologists, phlebologists, general surgeons and other medical professionals currently treating venous disease or who wish to expand into this arena.

Dr. Nicos Labropoulos performs an ultrasound demonstration at Venous Symposium.

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 the Venous Symposium in the form of a poster. The presenting author will receive a 15% tuition discount when registering for the Venous Symposium. The three top graded posters will provide a short oral presentation on the last day of the meeting and the Best Poster author will receive $500.

Submission Categories:

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

Submission must be emailed by March 1, 2019. See additional information.

Symposium Venue

VS will take place at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, located just off Times Square, walking distance to Central Park and steps from the iconic sights, unrivaled energy, and colorful culture of Midtown Manhattan.

Experience some of the best entertainment venues in the world and retreat to this magnificently renovated hotel featuring relaxing accommodations, city views, a fitness center and more.

Audience at the Venous Symposium.

Attendees of the Venous Symposium in New York may take advantage of rooms at the special rate of $259 plus taxes (standard room). To obtain the special meeting rate, please identify yourself as a participant of the Venous Symposium 2019 meeting when reserving your room.

Fellows/Residents Scholarships

VS welcomes fellows in training and residents for an opportunity to participate in the Fellows Activity Scholarship which includes complimentary tuition for all fellows and travel reimbursement for U.S. domestic fellows.

Who Qualifies?

  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology Fellows
  • Interventional Cardiology Fellows
  • Vascular Surgery Fellows

Program Includes

  • Dedicated fellows program
  • Complimentary tuition for VS 2019 on Thursday, April 11 to Saturday, April 13
  • VS Welcome Reception on Thursday, April 11
  • Three (3) nights hotel accommodations at the Sheraton New York Times Square
  • Up to $600 USD reimbursed for transportation expenses (available for U.S. physicians only)

Fellow Responsibilities

In order to participate in the VS Fellows Program, fellows and residents will be required to:

  • Attend the complete program from Thursday, April 11 to Saturday, April 13, in its entirety
  • Complete an evaluation form post conference

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