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2023 Robert Hye Memorial Resident Presentations

To honor the contribution of member Dr. Robert Hye, each year Western Vascular Society Program Chair elects judges to evaluate the best full presentation by a medical student or resident. There are three cash prizes $500, $250, and $100 and official commemorative certificates awarded at the final session of the meeting. In addition there is a certificate and $100 award for the best Rapid Fire Presentation. Hye award eligible presentations are designated on the scientific program.

First Place: $500

Revisions to Promote Maturation and Short-Term Death After Arteriovenous Fistula Creation

Karissa M. Wang
University of California, Los Angeles

Second Place: $250

Improved Cognition and Preserved Hippocampal Fractional Anisotropy in Subjects Undergoing Carotid Endarterectomy

Caronae Howell
University of Arizona

Third Place: $100

Surveillance and Risk Factors for Early Restenosis Following Transcarotid Artery Revascularization

Pedro Furtado Neves
University of Colorado

Rapid Fire Competition Winner

Geriatric Syndromes are Associated with Increased Incidence of Postoperative Delirium and Worse Survival Following Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Richard Gutierrez
University of California, San Francisco

2023 Founders Award Winner

Best Presentation by a Member in the First Three Years of Membership

Traumatic Aortic Disruption Index (TADI) Predicts Mortality and Urgency of Stent Grafting in Blunt Thoracic Aortic Pseudoaneurysms

Sundeep Guliani, MD
University of New Mexico

Remember the key take away from Dr. Wei Zhou’s Presidential Address, which is “looking forward to a kinder more tolerant and brighter future.”

Thank you again for contributing to a phenomenal meeting!

2024 Call for Abstracts

WVS is seeking original scientific abstracts for the 2024 program to support the society mission of promoting education, research, advocacy and leadership in the art and science of compassionate vascular health in the Western United States, Canada, and the Pacific Rim.

Submission Deadline is April 22, 2024 at 11:55pm PST