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Full Schedule

  • Wednesday, October 12, 2022
  • 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM US CDT
    FVLD Congress Expedition
  • 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM US CDT
    Registration Open
  • 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM US CDT
    New Member Reception
  • 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM US CDT
    AVLS Fellows & Laureates Dinner
  • Thursday, October 13, 2022
  • 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM US CDT
    Registration Open
  • 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM US CDT
    LIR Section Meeting: Benefits of Integrating APPs and Therapists in Lymphatic Evaluation and Treatment
  • 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM US CDT
    Stenting in Non-Thrombotic Iliac Vein Obstruction: Lots of Questions…..Emerging Answers
  • 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM US CDT
    Ultrasound Section Meeting
  • 7:30 AM – 8:45 AM US CDT
    Breakfast
  • 8:30 AM – 10:15 AM US CDT
    Opening Session

    Congress Chair: Christopher Pittman, MD, FAVLS, FACR – Vein911 Vein Treatment Centers

    General Session

    CME: 1.75

  • 10:15 AM – 10:30 AM US CDT
    Break
  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM US CDT
    Advancing the AVLS

    Congress Chair: Christopher Pittman, MD, FAVLS, FACR – Vein911 Vein Treatment Centers

    General Session

    CME: 1.5

  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM US CDT
    Elevate Your Knowledge

    Program Chair: Marresa Houle, BS, RVT, RDMS, RPhS – St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

    Program Chair: Jessica Farris, MHS RPhS RVT – Wilson Farris Consulting, LLC

    Ultrasonography

    CME: 1.5

  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM US CDT
    Lymphedema Therapy: Lipedema Awareness and Nutritional Guidance Updates

    Program Chair: Paula Donahue, PT, DPT, MBA, CLT-LANA – Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    Program Chair: Molly Sleigh, OTD, OTR/L, CLT-LANA, STAR/C – Rocky Mountain University/Centura Health

    Lymphedema Therapy

    CME: 1.5

  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM US CDT
    Mastering The Art Of Sclerotherapy 1.0- Learn the Basics

    Program Chair: Terri Morrison, RN, BS Education – Independent Contractor RN, Terri Morrison Consulting LLC

    Co-Chair: Margaret Mann, MD, FAAD, FAVLS – Innova Dermatology

    Allied Health - Venous Nursing

    CME: 1.5

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM US CDT
    Lunch
  • 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM US CDT
    Innovation Pavilion
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM US CDT
    My Evolution with Varithena
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM US CDT
    Venous Reflux Patient: Utilizing the Venclose Maven™ Perforator Catheter for Late-stage Venous Disease
  • 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM US CDT
    Diagnosis and Treatment of Deep Venous Disease

    Deep / Pelvic

    CME: 1.5

  • 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM US CDT
    It’s Not all Veins and Lymphatics – All the Arterial Jazz – A Vascular Medicine Perspective

    Program Chair: John H. Fish, III, MD – Jobst Vascular Institute

    Program Chair: Teresa L. Carman, MD, RPVI – University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

    Vascular Medicine

    CME: 1.5

  • 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM US CDT
    Superficial Venous Disease I

    Program Chair: MICHAEL M. DI IORIO, MD, FAVLS, RPVI, RVT, RPhS – South Austin Vein Center

    Program Chair: Jeffery P. Schoonover, MD, RPVI, DABVLM, FAVLS – Indiana Vein Specialists

    Superficial Vein Disease

    CME: 1.5

  • 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM US CDT
    Wound Care: Clinical Insights from National Experts

    Program Chair: Matthew M. Melin, MD, FACS, RPVI, FACCWS – M Health Fairview

    Program Chair: Heather Hettrick, PT, PhD, CWS, AWCC, CLT-LANA, CLWT, CORE – Nova Southeastern University

    Wound Care

    CME: 1.5

  • 4:00 PM – 4:15 PM US CDT
    Break
  • 4:15 PM – 6:00 PM US CDT
    Elevate Your Practice

    Program Chair: Marresa Houle, BS, RVT, RDMS, RPhS – St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

    Program Chair: Jessica Farris, MHS RPhS RVT – Wilson Farris Consulting, LLC

    Ultrasonography

    CME: 1.75

  • 4:15 PM – 6:00 PM US CDT
    Lymphedema Therapy: Lymphedema Care: Empowering Patients in their Journey and Moving Lymphedema Care Forward

    Program Chair: Paula Donahue, PT, DPT, MBA, CLT-LANA – Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    Program Chair: Molly Sleigh, OTD, OTR/L, CLT-LANA, STAR/C – Rocky Mountain University/Centura Health

    Lymphedema Therapy

    CME: 1.75

  • 4:15 PM – 6:00 PM US CDT
    Oral Abstracts - "Abstracts on the Bayou…not your ‘Bread and Butter’ VLM: but could it be?"

    Program Chair: Sonja Stiller- Martin, MD, DABVLM – Center for Advanced Vein Care

    Program Chair: Sherry Scovell, MD – Massachusetts General HospitalHarvard Medical School

    Moderator: Robert L. Worthington-Kirsch, MD, FSIR, FCIRSE, FAVLS, RVT, RPVI, RPhS – United Vein and Vascular Centers

    Moderator: Julianne Stoughton, MD, FACS – Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School

    Abstracts

    CME: 1.75

  • 4:15 PM – 6:00 PM US CDT
    Superficial Venous Disease II

    Program Chair: MICHAEL M. DI IORIO, MD, FAVLS, RPVI, RVT, RPhS – South Austin Vein Center

    Program Chair: Jeffery P. Schoonover, MD, RPVI, DABVLM, FAVLS – Indiana Vein Specialists

    Superficial Vein Disease

    CME: 1.75

  • 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM US CDT
    Happy Hour in the Innovation Pavilion
  • 7:00 PM – 9:20 PM US CDT
    Space Forum

    Program Chair: Matthew M. Melin, MD, FACS, RPVI, FACCWS – M Health Fairview

    Program Chair: Heather Hettrick, PT, PhD, CWS, AWCC, CLT-LANA, CLWT, CORE – Nova Southeastern University

    AVLS

  • Friday, October 14, 2022
  • 7:00 AM – 8:15 AM US CDT
    The Silent Crisis in Chronic Patient Care: How Mental Health Impacts Patients and Practitioners
  • 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM US CDT
    Clinical Cases of Secondary Lymphedema: Beyond Superficial Vein Disease
  • 7:30 AM – 8:45 AM US CDT
    Breakfast
  • 8:30 AM – 9:15 AM US CDT
    AVLS North America - Connecting the Continent, Welcoming the World - American Venous Forum (AVF)

    Program Chair: Sergio Gianesini, MD, PhD, FACS – University of Ferrara

    Program Chair: Zoe K. Deol, MD, FACS, DABVLM – Center for Vein Restoration

    Co-Chair: Glenn Jacobowitz, MD – NYU Langone Health

    International

    CME: .75

  • 8:30 AM – 10:15 AM US CDT
    Mastering The Art Of Sclerotherapy 2.0 - Hands On Demo

    Program Chair: Terri Morrison, RN, BS Education – Independent Contractor RN, Terri Morrison Consulting LLC

    Co-Chair: Margaret Mann, MD, FAAD, FAVLS – Innova Dermatology

    Allied Health - Venous Nursing

    CME: 1.75

  • 8:30 AM – 10:15 AM US CDT
    Oral Abstracts - " Venous and Lymphatic Jambalaya"

    Program Chair: Sonja Stiller- Martin, MD, DABVLM – Center for Advanced Vein Care

    Program Chair: Sherry Scovell, MD – Massachusetts General HospitalHarvard Medical School

    Moderator: Kush R. Desai, MD, FSIR – Northwestern University

    Moderator: Elena Rinehardt, MD, FSVS, RPVI – Elliot Health System

    Abstracts

    CME: 1.75

  • 8:30 AM – 10:15 AM US CDT
    Wound Care: At the Cutting Edge

    Program Chair: Matthew M. Melin, MD, FACS, RPVI, FACCWS – M Health Fairview

    Program Chair: Heather Hettrick, PT, PhD, CWS, AWCC, CLT-LANA, CLWT, CORE – Nova Southeastern University

    Wound Care

    CME: 1.75

  • 9:15 AM – 9:45 AM US CDT
    AVLS North America - Connecting the Continent, Welcoming the World - Canadian Society of Phlebology

    Program Chair: Sergio Gianesini, MD, PhD, FACS – University of Ferrara

    Program Chair: Zoe K. Deol, MD, FACS, DABVLM – Center for Vein Restoration

    Co-Chair: Douglas A. Hill, MD, FCFP, FAVLS, DABVLM (he/him/his) – The Vein Treatment Centre

    Co-Chair: Pauline Raymond-Martimbeau, MD, CRF, FAVLS, DABVLM (she/her/hers) – Dallas non invasive vascular laboratory

    International

    CME: .50

  • 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM US CDT
    AVLS North America - Connecting the Continent, Welcoming the World - Mexican Academy of Phlebology and Lymphology

    Program Chair: Sergio Gianesini, MD, PhD, FACS – University of Ferrara

    Program Chair: Zoe K. Deol, MD, FACS, DABVLM – Center for Vein Restoration

    Co-Chair: Javier A. Serralde Gallegos, Sr., MD – Mexican Academy of Phlebology and Lymphology

    International

    CME: .50

  • 10:15 AM – 10:30 AM US CDT
    Break
  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM US CDT
    Advancing APP's...the Role of the Advanced Practice Provider in a Vascular Practice

    Program Chair: Richard Kennedy, PA-C – Center for Vascular Medicine

    Program Chair: Jim Ginter, PA-C, MPAS – Vein Clinics of America

    Program Chair: Heidi Atkins, PA, RPhS – VSS

    Advanced Practice Provider

    CME: 1.5

  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM US CDT
    AVLS "Jam Session"

    Program Chair: Mark Meissner, MD – University of Washington

    AVLS

    CME: 1.5

  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM US CDT
    Elevate Your Patient Care Approach

    Program Chair: Marresa Houle, BS, RVT, RDMS, RPhS – St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

    Program Chair: Jessica Farris, MHS RPhS RVT – Wilson Farris Consulting, LLC

    Ultrasonography

    CME: 1.5

  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM US CDT
    Lymphedema Therapy: Advances in Lymphatic Imaging

    Program Chair: Paula Donahue, PT, DPT, MBA, CLT-LANA – Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    Program Chair: Molly Sleigh, OTD, OTR/L, CLT-LANA, STAR/C – Rocky Mountain University/Centura Health

    Lymphedema Therapy

    CME: 1.5

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM US CDT
    Lunch
  • 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM US CDT
    Innovation Pavilion
  • 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM US CDT
    Resident / Fellow / Student

    Program Chair: Ronald Winokur, MD, FSIR, FAVLS, RPVI – Weill Cornell Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital

    Program Chair: Yung-Wei Chi, DO, FAHA, FSVM, FAVLS – University of California, Davis, Vascular Center

    Resident / Fellow / Student

  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM US CDT
    Decision-making in Superficial Venous Disease Treatment: The Roles of Data, Device, and Patient Voice
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM US CDT
    Decreasing the Burden of Self-care and Maximizing Patients’ Quality of Life
  • 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM US CDT
    Lymphedema Therapy: Putting Evidence into Practice

    Program Chair: Paula Donahue, PT, DPT, MBA, CLT-LANA – Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    Program Chair: Molly Sleigh, OTD, OTR/L, CLT-LANA, STAR/C – Rocky Mountain University/Centura Health

    Lymphedema Therapy

    CME: 1.5

  • 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM US CDT
    Oral Abstracts - " Venous Gumbo"

    Program Chair: Sonja Stiller- Martin, MD, DABVLM – Center for Advanced Vein Care

    Program Chair: Sherry Scovell, MD – Massachusetts General HospitalHarvard Medical School

    Moderator: Cynthia B. Asbjornsen, DO, FAVLS, RPhS, DABLVM – Vein Healthcare Center

    Abstracts

    CME: 1.5

  • 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM US CDT
    Practice Management I

    Program Chair: Vineet Mishra, MD, FAVLS, FAAD – University of California San Diego

    Program Chair: Kari Schoonover – Indiana Vein Specialists

    Practice Management

    CME: 1.5

  • 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM US CDT
    Superficial Venous Disease III

    Program Chair: MICHAEL M. DI IORIO, MD, FAVLS, RPVI, RVT, RPhS – South Austin Vein Center

    Program Chair: Jeffery P. Schoonover, MD, RPVI, DABVLM, FAVLS – Indiana Vein Specialists

    Superficial Vein Disease

    CME: 1.5

  • 4:00 PM – 4:15 PM US CDT
    Break
  • 4:15 PM – 6:00 PM US CDT
    Compression Therapy

    Program Chair: Terri Morrison, RN, BS Education – Independent Contractor RN, Terri Morrison Consulting LLC

    Co-Chair: Margaret Mann, MD, FAAD, FAVLS – Innova Dermatology

    Allied Health - Venous Nursing

    CME: 1.75

  • 4:15 PM – 6:00 PM US CDT
    Lymphedema-Thon

    Program Chair: Steven Dean, DO, FSVM, RPVI – The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

    Lymphedema Medicine

    CME: 1.75

  • 4:15 PM – 6:00 PM US CDT
    Potpourri of Deep Venous Disease from Iliac vein compression, DVT, to Management of Pelvic Pain with Multiple Etiologies

    Program Chair: Ronald Winokur, MD, FSIR, FAVLS, RPVI – Weill Cornell Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital

    Program Chair: Carl Fastabend, MD, FACC,FSCAI, DABVLM, RPVI – Vein Center of Southwest Louisiana

    Deep / Pelvic

    CME: 1.75

  • 4:15 PM – 6:00 PM US CDT
    Practice Management II

    Program Chair: Vineet Mishra, MD, FAVLS, FAAD – University of California San Diego

    Program Chair: Kari Schoonover – Indiana Vein Specialists

    Practice Management

    CME: 1.75

  • 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM US CDT
    Happy Hour in the Innovation Pavilion
  • Saturday, October 15, 2022
  • 6:00 AM – 8:00 AM US CDT
    FVLD Fun Run & Walk for Mel
  • 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM US CDT
    CVR Stronger Together Breakfast Symposium
  • 7:25 AM – 8:15 AM US CDT
    Poster Abstracts - "Bring your Beignets poster session"

    Program Chair: Sonja Stiller- Martin, MD, DABVLM – Center for Advanced Vein Care

    Program Chair: Sherry Scovell, MD – Massachusetts General HospitalHarvard Medical School

    Moderator: Sonja Stiller- Martin, MD, DABVLM – Center for Advanced Vein Care

    Moderator: Sherry Scovell, MD – Massachusetts General HospitalHarvard Medical School

    Abstracts

  • 7:30 AM – 8:45 AM US CDT
    Breakfast
  • 8:30 AM – 10:15 AM US CDT
    AVLS Global - Veins & Lymphatics: A Worldwide “FAMILY AFFAIR”

    Program Chair: Sergio Gianesini, MD, PhD, FACS – University of Ferrara

    Program Chair: Zoe K. Deol, MD, FACS, DABVLM – Center for Vein Restoration

    Panelist: Wassila Taha, MD,RPVI – Egypt Africa Venous Lymphatic Association

    Panelist: Armando Mansilha, MD, PHD, FIUA, FEBVS – Department of Vascular Surgery; S. João University Hospital

    Panelist: Christopher Pittman, MD, FAVLS, FACR – Vein911 Vein Treatment Centers

    International

    CME: 1.75

  • 8:30 AM – 10:15 AM US CDT
    Lipedema ICD 10, Outcomes of Lipedema treatment and Comparable measures

    Program Chair: Thomas F. Wright, MD FAVLS FACP RVT – Lakeview Medical Group d/b/a Laser Lipo and Vein Center

    Program Chair: Karen L. Herbst, PhD MD – Total Lipedema Care

    Lipedema

    CME: 1.75

  • 8:30 AM – 10:15 AM US CDT
    Oral Abstracts - "The Grits of AVLS"

    Program Chair: Sonja Stiller- Martin, MD, DABVLM – Center for Advanced Vein Care

    Program Chair: Sherry Scovell, MD – Massachusetts General HospitalHarvard Medical School

    Moderator: Julianne Stoughton, MD, FACS – Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School

    Moderator: Joseph E. Spahr, MD – INDIANA VEIN SPECIALISTS

    Abstracts

    CME: 1.75

  • 8:30 AM – 10:15 AM US CDT
    Physician Reimbursement - Process and Challenges

    Program Chair: Stephen F. Daugherty, MD, FACS, FAVLS, RVT, RPhS – VeinCare Centers of Tennessee

    Program Chair: John Blebea, MD, MBA – Central Michigan University

    AVLS

    CME: 1.75

  • 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM US CDT
    Elevate Your Scanning Skills
  • 10:15 AM – 10:30 AM