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VESS Position Statements


  • Officers & Committees

Officers 2021 – 2022

President

Jason T. Lee, MD
Stanford University

President-Elect

Ravi Veeraswamy, MD
Medical University of South Carolina

Secretary

Misty Humphries, MD
University of California, Davis

Treasurer

Mark Conrad, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Recorder

Ravi Rajani, MD
Emory University

Councilor-at-Large

Dawn Coleman, MD
University of Michigan

Councilor-at-Large

Shang Loh, MD
Stony Brook University

Councilor-at-Large

Kelly Kempe, MD
University of Oklahoma

Councilor-at-Large

Gabriela Velazquez, MD
Wake Forest University

Immediate Past President

Matthew Corriere, MD
University of Michigan

Past President

James H. Black, MD
Johns Hopkins Hospital

Program Committee (Spring 2020 – 2021)

  • Shang Loh, Chair
  • Karen Woo
  • Caitlin Hicks
  • Bjoern Suckow
  • Sharon Kiang
  • Nathan Liang
  • Jeffrey Siracuse

Program Committee (Winter 2021-2022)

  • Karan Garg, Chair
  • Jeanie Ruddy, Vice Chair
  • Jaime Benarroch-Gampel
  • Roan Glocker
  • Manuel Garcia Toca
  • Courtney Holscher
  • Kedar Lavingia
  • John Ohma
  • Matthew Smeds

Standing Committees

Communications

  • Matthew Smeds, Chair
  • Misty Humphries, Ex-officio

Website Subcommittee

  • Jenniann Yi, Chair
  • Linda Wang
  • Meryl Simon
  • Hyein Kim

Newsletter Subcommittee

  • Laura Drudi, Chair
  • Bryan Ehlert
  • Mihai Rosca
  • Mel Sharafuddin

Fundraising

  • Todd Berland, Chair
  • Charles Leithead
  • Mounir Haurani
  • Jason Lee
  • Ravi Veeraswamy
  • Mark Conrad
  • Shang Loh
  • Michael Barfield

Bylaws

  • Kakra Hughes, Chair
  • Ying Wei Lum
  • Yana Etkin

Grants & Scholarships

  • Benjamin Brooke, Chair
  • Tze-Woie (Kevin) Tan
  • Mohamed Zayed
  • Caitlin Hicks
  • Lindsey Korepta
  • Dawn Coleman
  • Kelly Kempe

Membership Development

  • Kristine Orion, Chair
  • Josh Sibile
  • Anna Boniakowski
  • Jason Turner
  • Carlin Williams
  • Misty Humphries

Women & Diversity

  • Jill Zink, Chair
  • Sam Cox
  • Christine Shokrzadeh
  • Christopher Ramos

Vascular Resident Education Committee

  • Venita Chandra, Co-Chair (Fellows Program)
  • Mounir Haurani, Co-Chair (Technology Program)
  • Jonathan Thompson
  • Yana Etkin
  • Cara Lyle
  • Anad Brahmandam
  • Michael Soult
  • Christopher Smolock
  • Joanelle Lugo, Co-Chair (Ex-officio)
  • Jordan Stern, Co-Chair (Ex-officio)

Student Education Ad Hoc Committee

  • Nathan Orr, Chair
  • Reshma Brahmbhatt
  • Dave Kauvar
  • Arash Fereydooni
  • Robert Beaulieu
  • Max Wohlauer
  • Gregory Magee
  • Gabrila Velazquez (Ex-officio)
  • John Rectenwald (Ex-officio)

VESS Representatives

Representative to the American College of Surgeons Board of Governors
Patrick Stone, MD

Representative to the ACS Advisory Council for Surgical Specialties
Peter Nelson, MD

Vascular Surgery Board of the ABS
Bernadette Aulivola, MD

SVS Executive Committee
Murray Shames, MD

SVS Young Surgeons Advisory
Misty Humphries, MD