Established in 1987 by Dr. D. Eugene Strandness, the “father of the vascular laboratory,” the biennial Strandness Symposium provides a comprehensive review and update on diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to vascular disease. The symposium continues to emphasize the themes of Dr. Strandness’ life work and legacy through lectures, case presentations, and workshops taught by a faculty of expert physicians and sonographers.

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Strandness Symposium features powerhouse lectures, case presentations and hands-on workshops taught by the very best minds in the field.

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The Vascular Forum is a special program to promote education and career development for trainees pursuing careers related to the care of patients with vascular disease. A part of the Strandness Symposium since 2015, the Vascular Forum program is open to students and physicians-in-training, including residents and fellows in vascular surgery, radiology, and cardiology.

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This half-day session, available for an additional registration fee, will have an interactive case-based format, starting with interpretation of Doppler waveforms and covering the major areas of cerebrovascular, peripheral venous, peripheral arterial, and visceral vascular testing. Attendees will participate in selecting interpretation options and faculty will provide analysis and discussion focusing on current standards for interpretation and reporting in accredited laboratories.

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Venue & Accommodations:

Nestled in 40 acres of lush Hawaiian landscapes, the Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, has tropical splendor around every corner and is fronted by the most beautiful beach on the island, Wailea Beach.

Grand Wailea Resort
3850 Wailea Alanui Drive
Wailea, HI 96753

Course Co-Chairs:

David L. Dawson, M.D., RVT, RPVI
Baylor Scott & White Health
Temple, TX
R. Eugene Zierler, M.D., RPVI
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA

Strandness Vascular Forum

An Educational Forum for Students, Residents, and Fellows


Trainees in accredited programs related to the care of patients with vascular disease are invited to submit abstracts to be considered for the Vascular Forum session of the Strandness Symposium which will be held from January 31 to February 4, 2021, at the Grand Wailea on the Hawaiian island of Maui.

March 2022 | Grand Wailea Maui, Hawaii