Receive a Scholarship
The Florida Vascular Foundation provides Next Gen scholarships to medical students from the nine graduate programs across the state of Florida. All applicants must complete and submit (1) the scholarship application and (2) a 500 word essay describing why the scholarship is important to their career goals. The scholarship is intended to support travel expenses and lodging to allow students to attend the Florida Vascular Society Scientific Sessions. The deadline to submit an application is CLOSED.
Call for Abstracts
The Florida Vascular Society (FVS) is now accepting abstracts for the FVS 34th Annual Scientific Sessions to be held virtually April 23-24, 2021. Your submission carries with it the eligibility to receive the Mark L. Friedell, MD Award. This award is given to the Best Medical Student Abstract and Oral Presentation $500.00 Award.
Start Online Abstract Submission – The 2021 abstract window is CLOSED.
Submission Rules and Guidelines
The objective of the Florida Vascular Society is to offer a high-quality forum to those physicians interested in research, education, and patient care in the field of vascular disease. We encourage all our colleagues, especially general and vascular surgery residents and fellows, to participate in the educational program by submission of an abstract for oral presentation.
Rules for Submission:
Abstracts submitted to the Florida Vascular Society for consideration for the Annual Meeting program must be original work and must not have been published or presented at a national or regional meeting. It is acceptable to submit work that has been presented at local meetings or as a poster, provided it has not been published.
No reference should be made on or in the abstract to the names or institutions of the authors, as the abstract review process is conducted “blindly”, in that the reviewers do not know the origin of the work. Non-member authors must list the name of a member sponsor.
Abstracts must be submitted as a structured format (Introduction/Objectives, Methods, Results, and Conclusion) using the Abstracts Submission and Transmittal Forms. A current CV must be submitted with your submission.
All submissions must be completed by
Monday, November 23, 2020EXTENDED: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2020.
All vascular related topics submitted will be considered by the FVS program committee for acceptance throughout the program. Topics related to the following areas will be given the highest consideration for acceptance in the James E. Seeger, MD Symposium, Luncheon Session, and Topic Related Scientific Sessions:
- Vascular Medicine
- Lower Extremity Revascularization
- Vascular Trauma
- Carotid Dissection Aneurysms
- Dialysis Access
Notification of Abstract Acceptance:
Authors of abstracts accepted will be notified no later than January 22, 2021.
Annals of Vascular surgery:
The official journal of the Florida Vascular Society is the Annals of Vascular Surgery. Acceptance of an abstract for oral presentation at the FVS Annual Scientific Sessions carries with it the following options:
- To be printed in an edition of the Annals of Vascular Surgery featuring the Florida Vascular Society Annual Scientific Sessions; and
- The author may submit a Manuscript to the Annals of Vascular Surgery to be considered for
When submitting your abstract form online, please remember to email your current Curriculum Vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org.