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 a 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.
To access additional information regarding the fellowship and integrated residency, please follow the links below:
Discover more of the division's unique learning opportunities
- The NIH-funded Vascular Surgery Scientist Training Program at Northwestern University is a two-year mentored research training program designed for surgical residents (MD/DO) in general and vascular surgery and for PhD postdoctoral research fellows interested in vascular biology or vascular biomedical engineering careers. Our goal is to provide a seamless multidisciplinary environment in which the trainee may interact with a diverse group of distinguished research faculty.
- 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.
Northwestern Annual Vascular Surgery SymposiumA 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.
Vascular Surgery Residency
Find information on the Integrated Vascular Surgery (0+5) Residency Program in the Education section.