Alabama Vascular Society

Annual Meeting - August 1-3, 2024
The Lodge at Gulf State Park | Gulf Shores, AL

*Held in conjunction with the Inaugural meeting of the Diabetic Limb Preservation Conference (DLPC) on August 1 & 2, 2024.


The Inaugural Diabetic Limb Preservation Conference (DLPC), held in conjunction with the Alabama Vascular Society Annual Meeting, will provide an in-depth review of the latest advancements in diabetic limb preservation and vascular surgery. This comprehensive conference will offer a unique combination of didactic sessions, providing Continuing Medical Education (CME) lectures that cater to both specialties.

AVS Annual Meeting News

The 2024 Annual Meeting will be held
Thursday, August 1 - Saturday, August 3, 2024.

  • Aug 1

    • 8am - 4pm - DLPC All Day Sessions

    • 1pm - Mock Orals & 6pm Welcome Reception

  • Aug 2 – All Day Sessions, 8am-5pm with Family Picnic starting at 6pm

  • Aug 3 – Half Day Sessions, 8am-1pm

Where? The Lodge at Gulf State Park, A Hilton Hotel
21196 East Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542

*First 10 medical students to register for the Annual Meeting will be eligible for 2 nights free lodging at The Lodge at Gulf State Park!


-AVS Executive Council


RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP OR JOIN TODAY! There are many benefits to joining the Membership of the Alabama Vascular Society (AVS)

  • Registration discount to the Annual Meeting
  • Notoriety in the fields of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (great for your CV!)
  • Mentorship match up (Trainees & Senior Surgeons)
  • Participation and access to Membership Contact List
  • Endovascular Career Center

Welcome Letter from Benjamin J. Pearce

Benjamin J. Pearce, MD FACS

On behalf of the Program Committee for the Alabama Vascular Society Meeting 2024, I wanted to reach out and let you know that the meeting this year should be the best yet.  Several of you have participated in the past few years and have really made it a special event.  If you haven't been recently, I implore you to come visit with us Aug 1-3 at the Lodge at Gulf State Park.   The venue is wonderful and a great place for families.

Who Should Attend

  • Vascular and Endovascular Surgeons from Alabama and the Florida panhandle region.
  • Vascular RNs, PAs, NPs, RVTs from Alabama and the Florida panhandle region.
  • Vascular Trainees from Alabama and the Florida panhandle region.

Annual Meeting Learning objectives

  • Critically assess performance of Vascular and Endovascular interventions and define the differences between the outcomes of these interventions compared with surgical procedures.
  • List methods for visceral revascularization and advantages and disadvantages of differing approaches.
  • Compare procedural and perioperative outcomes of aortic revascularization strategies.
  • Identify indications/contraindications and relative performance of interventions for cerebrovascular disease.
  • Evaluate the efficacy of endovascular revascularization of the lower extremity; Identify patient comorbidities that may affect outcomes in a negative manner.
  • List methods of improving education for vascular surgery trainees and identify areas for needed improvement.
  • List factors affecting outcomes of carotid revascularization.
  • Describe new methods of treating vascular disease including surgical, endovascular and medical therapies.
  • Recognize important areas of basic science research currently being performed by vascular surgeons.
Registration Type Price
Member Physician$150
Non-Member Physician$200
Member Allied Health$55
Non-Member Allied Health$75

Social by the Sea Welcome Reception

August 1st, 2024 | 6:00pm

Join us for a Welcome Reception on Thursday, August 1st. Family and guests are welcome.

Mock Orals - Registration Now Open

*online registration will close on July 31st, 2024.  If you would like to register after this date -- please contact the registration office at or 503-635-4761 opt 2.

August 1st, 2024 | 1-5 pm

The 2024 Mock Oral program will consist of 3 hours of rotation for Vascular Trainees - designed to mirror the actual board experience.

These sessions will consist of small groups (1 student and 1-2 examiners) for 30 minutes.  Students will rotate every 30 minutes.  Please click the button above to signup and reserve your position in our Mock Orals. You must sign up by July 31st, 2024.  (25 maximum participants)

You will be contacted with meeting details and instructions a few days before your time commitment. Please plan to be on-site at the hotel on August 1st, 2024 @12:30pm in to receive room assignments.

2023 Accreditation

*2023 Accreditation is displayed for reference.  Please check back for 2024 updates.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Well Assembled Meetings.  Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Amedco Joint Accreditation #4008163.

Physicians (ACCME) Credit Designation
Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses (ANCC) Credit Designation
Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 10.5 ANCC contact hours.

Physician Assistants
PAs may claim a maximum of 10.5 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Nurse Practitioners
The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) recognizes the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as approved accreditors and allow reciprocity for AANPCP continuing education credit. 10.5 hours.

Trainee Travel Scholarships

*The 2024 Scholarship program will be awarded based on our meeting budget - We anticipate that the first 10 student signups will receive a travel scholarship to attend our annual meeting.  Our intent is to offer shared housing or some expense reimbursement.  More details will be posted here.  Scholarship awards will be sent to your email addressed used during registration.

We also encourage every student registrant to submit an abstract.

Our 2024 Exhibitors