ANNOUNCING THE 2017 IAS VASCULAR RESIDENTS
AND FELLOWS CASE COMPETITION

2017 International Aortic Summit – October 11-13, 2017 – Hilton Aruba, Aruba
Submission Deadline Extended – August 15, 2017

We hope you are making plans to attend the 2017 International Aortic Summit, October 11-13, 2017 on the beautiful island of Aruba.  We are pleased to announce the 2017 IAS Vascular Residents and Fellows Case Competition.   The Case competition held at the 2015 Aortic Summit was a great success with over 25 cases received.  We expect a record number of cases again this year, but a limited number of scholarships will be awarded.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:  This Case Competition is open to Fellows or Vascular Residents currently enrolled in an ACGME accredited program.  Submit an Interesting Case by August 15, 2017  in abstract format.  Only Aortic cases (open or endo) are eligible and preference will be given to those submitting cases resulting in complications.  Cases will be reviewed by the IAS Program Committee who will select the Best 10-15 Cases submitted for presentation.

The Case Competition Session will be held during the IAS meeting.  Presentations are limited to five (5) minutes with the use of no more than 10 PowerPoint slides.

SCHOLARSHIPS:  Residents or Fellows whose abstracts are selected for presentation in the Case Competition will be reimbursed for Economy Air Fare to Aruba; will receive complimentary registration for the meeting and up to a maximum of two (2) nights’ hotel accommodations at the Hilton Aruba.  Program Directors of successful case submissions will be given free registration and hotel accommodations for two evenings.

Scholarships are Limited!  Please submit your interesting case for consideration along with the  Application by August 15, 2017 to ias@bostonbased.com – Click on the link below for a copy of this information and the Application.

2017 IAS VASCULAR RESIDENTS AND FELLOWS CASE COMPETITION APPLICATION