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Chairman’s pre-meeting letter March 2024

Dear AIVS Membership, I am hopeful that all is well in that some of the health issues affecting our members are healing. The meeting is upon us in just a few days, but I’ve had some late submissions to the program and have not completed it until now. The program looks excellent, with 53 presentations overall, and 58 surgeons  (physicians) attending. In addition, there are multiple atte...
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Letter from the Chairman and organisers of AIVS 2024 Gressoney

Dear AIVS Membership, As COVID 19 has waned, we continue to focus on a resurgence of our Vascular Association back to the times of prior years.  We had a phenomenal meeting in Whistler, Canada in 2020, no meeting in 2021, and smaller yet lively meetings in Austria in March of 2022 and 2023 (with growth in participation between years). In 2024, Peter Mondek will serve as our Preside...
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Hugh O’Donnell RIP

 It is with great sadness that I report the passing of one our beloved AIVS family members, Hugh O’Donnell, husband of Sophie Renton, and friend to us all. Hugh left us on 1 August 2020, and made an impact on all members of AIVS with his sense of humor, quiet wit, and captivating story-telling. Our condolences go out to Sophie and her entire family during this difficult time. Hugh will remain wit...
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New Letter from the Chairman 10 July 2020

Dear Friends, I hope that the summer is treating you well. Or in the southern hemisphere, the winter is treating you well. Things in New York have calmed down greatly. However, as most of you know we have moved the Veith meeting into late February (23-FEB-2021, from November). And we are not certain that this meeting will occur based on the epidemiology at that time. As I mentioned in my pr...
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