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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There will be two workshop sessions on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday afternoons that will each last approximately 2 hours and will run concurrently. The Scan Lab sessions will be taught by the technologist faculty for those attendees interested in learning more about testing protocols, scanning techniques, and instrumentation. The other workshop sessions will focus on clinical applications, image interpretation, reporting, and laboratory practice issues.

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Venue & Accommodations:

Located on Waikiki Beach on the island of Oahu, enjoy your stay while attending Strandness.

Hilton Hawaiian Village
Waikiki Beach
2005 Kalia Road
Honolulu, Hawaii 96815

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 February 11-15, 2024, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel.

february 11-15, 2024 | Hilton hawaiian village waikiki