Education is our mission
The Division of Vascular Surgery is partnered with McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation, to offer both a traditional Vascular Surgery Fellowship Training Program (5+2) and an Integrated Vascular Surgery Residency Program (0+5). The Program Directors and Division are committed to keeping both programs, and are designed to compliment one another. Together - these programs work to produce exemplary leaders within vascular surgery who are prepared to succeed in clinical and academic careers.
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The Vascular Surgery Scientist Training Program at Northwestern University, which is funded by a T32 grant from the NIH, is a two-year mentored research training experience for general and vascular surgery residents (MD/DO) interested in research-oriented academic careers.
Our goal is to provide trainees with the scientific environment, didactic training, career development mentorship, and opportunities for collaboration required to jump start careers as surgeon-scientists.
The Division of Vascular Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine honors the legendary, and pioneer surgeon Dr. John J. Bergan with an annual Lecture, incorporated into the Grand Round Series within the Department of Surgery.
A comprehensive analysis of the current management of vascular disease designed in a 2.5-day course. The course brings together 50 national experts in their respective fields of vascular care, who are chosen to present based on recent peer-reviewed publications, national societal presentations, and recognized leaders. The symposium provides 21.25 CME credits (category 1), MOC credits, and a textbook.
Partnered with the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, the Nursing Conference discusses selected topics in Vascular Disease. The purpose is to apply nursing concepts for patients with vascular disease, describe treatment options for several vascular conditions, and discuss various peri-operative management strategies for patients with vascular disease.
Our division is partnered with the Northwestern University Feinberg School to offer rotations on our service. The division is also a proud participant in Northwestern's Global Partnership.