Rapid Fire Competition

Learn about the Rapid Fire Competition and its winners.

The Rapid Fire Competition is a series of two minute presentations that open the scientific session of each Western Vascular Society Annual Meeting. These presentations were formerly called ePosters. The winner receives a framed certificate and $100 award for the Rapid Fire Competition that is paid for by the Robert Hye Memorial Fund.

2023 Rapid Fire Competition Winner

Richard Gutierrez

University of California, San Francisco

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

Previous Winners


Eric Smith, MAS
University of California San Francisco

Blake Murphy, MD
University of Washington


Michael Brewer, MD
Kaiser Permanente, California


Cassra Arbabi, MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center


Jason Alexander, MD
Vascular Specialists of Minnesota


JeniAnn Yi, MD
University of Colorado