About Us

Western Vascular Society was established in 1986 to host a scientific meeting of high quality in a resort setting and encourage community.

  • Mission

    To promote education, research, advocacy, and leadership in the art and science of compassionate vascular health in the Western United States, Canada, and the Pacific Rim

  • Vision

    To inspire excellence and innovation in vascular surgery.

  • Values

    We strive to continue to produce a high-quality, balanced scientific meeting to attract the best and brightest into our field, expanding incorporation of new science, techniques, and practices

    We encourage multi-center collaboration on research initiatives in the Western United States, Canada, and the Pacific Rim

    Public Awareness
    We endeavor to increase public awareness of the prevalence of vascular disease and promote optimizing vascular health through public outreach. Preserving and promoting the very rich academic heritage and tradition of the Western Vascular Society is of paramount importance.

    We encourage professionalism, diversity, and inclusiveness at the highest levels for ethical and compassionate care for patients.

    Career Development
    We promote leadership development to the WVS membership to cultivate future vascular surgery leaders locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally.