Announcing the 2019 IAS Vascular Residents
and Fellows Case Competition

2019 International Aortic Summit – October 16-18, 2019 – Hilton Aruba, Aruba

Submission Deadline: August 1, 2019

We hope you are making plans to attend the 2019 International Aortic Summit, October 16-18, 2019 on the beautiful island of Aruba. We are pleased to announce the 2019 IAS Vascular Residents and Fellows Case Competition. The Case competition held at the 2017 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 1, 2019 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 1, 2019 to ias@administrare.com.