You Are Cordially Invited to

The Vascular Society of New Jersey 
42st Annual Scientific Meeting
March 4, 2020
APA Hotel Woodbridge
120 S. Wood Avenue
Iselin, New Jersey

11:30-12:30 PM                Lunch,  Registration &  Exhibition
 

12:30-12:45 PM                Introduction and Business Meeting

Combiz Rezayet, MD

VSNJ President                                                    

12:45-1:45 PM                   Keynote Address - "Type B Aortic Dissections"

Joseph E. Bavaria, MD,

Past President (2016-17) Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Brooke Roberts-Williams M. Measey Professor of Surgery

Vice-Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery Surgical Director,

Heart and Vascular Center Director, Thoracic Aortic Surgery Program at Penn Medicine

1:45-2:45 PM                     Debates -

1. The Great Paclitaxel debate: Use with impunity vs Reserve only for patients with CLI 

 

PRO - Dr. Danielle Bajakian - Columbia

CON - Dr. Nilesh Balar - Montefiore Medical Center Wakefield Division & St. Michael's Medical Center Newark, NJ

 

2. Fistula-first: Fistulas should be first-line HD access for every patient vs Grafts and catheters are optimal access in some patients

 

PRO - Dr. Larry Scher - Montefiore Medical Center

CON- Dr. Clifford Sales - The Cardiovascular Care Group, Summit

 

3. Elective Endovascular treatment of TAAA: Every patient should get a fenestrated or branched device vs. Parallel grafting delivers safe results for TAAA 

 

PRO- Dr. Michael Wilderman - Hackensack University Medical Center

CON - Dr. Saum Rahimi - Rutgers RWJ Medical School

 

4. Endovascular Treatment of the CFA: Safe when done properly vs Only to be done in extreme circumstances 

 

PRO - Dr. Ramzan Zakir - RWJ Barnabas University Hospital

CON - Dr. Sean Wengertner - Ichan School of Medicine Mt Sinai Medical Center

2:45-3:05 PM                     Break/Visit with Exhibitors

                                                

3:05-4:15 PM                     13th Annual Robert W. Hobson, II, MD Competition

 

Presentation of Hobson Award

 

Closing Remarks and Adjournment

Please join us after the close of the program for a cocktail reception and networking hour.

 

TARGET AUDIENCE

Vascular surgeons, nurses, and technicians.

 

CERTIFICATION

Atlantic Health System designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsÔ.  Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

 

ACCREDITATION

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements of the Medical Society of New Jersey through the joint providership of Atlantic Health System and the Vascular Society of New Jersey.  Atlantic Health System designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsÔ.  Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  Atlantic Health System is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

DISCLOSURE

It is the policy of Atlantic Health System to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all sponsored educational programs. All participating are expected to disclose to the program audiences any associated or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their presentation(s). Also disclosed will be any expected discussions of non-FDA-approved products or devices.

Member Physicians $75.00
Non Member Physicians $100.00
RN, Technologists, Allied Healthcare Professionals $50.00
 
To Register Residents/Fellows/Medical Students Please Contact rachel@amg101.com - COMPLIMENTARY
 
Please direct any questions to Rachel Holland, rachel@amg101.com.

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