Vascular Surgery News
Congratulations to Mark Byrne, our Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program Manager, who was elected Vice-President of the Association of Vascular Surgery Coordinators (AVSC).
L to R: Rep. Parke Wentling, Steve Warner, Dr. Joon Lee, Don Owrey, Dr. Beth Piccione, Sen. Elder Vogel, and Dave Martin cut the ribbon for the opening of the new Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC Jameson.
Mohammad Eslami, MD, FACS, FACC was interviewed for the medical health radio show “YOU The Owner’s Manual Radio Show” with host Dr. Michael Roizen, Chief Wellness Officer at the Cleveland Clinics. This popular show airs weekly podcasts on RadioMD, iHeart Radio, iTunes, TuneIn, and Sticher and has approximately 65,000 downloads per week.
Congratulations to the following Division of Vascular Surgery faculty and residents who received awards at the annual Vascular Surgery Resident and Fellow Graduation Ceremony/Dinner in June 2017:
Congratulations to Michel S. Makaroun, MD, who was named president-elect of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) at its annual meeting in June 2017. He will serve in this role for one year, then ascend to president in June of 2018.
Congratulations to Mohammad H. Eslami, MD, FACS, FACC, who was interviewed for the Society of Vascular Surgery (SVS) press release “Don’t blame the brain for an ischemic stroke” published on April 28, 2017.
The University of Pittsburgh paid tribute to the outstanding achievements of its faculty and students during their 41st annual Honors Convocation on Saturday, February 24, 2017 at the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh Music Hall.