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Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Interest Group (VESIG)

The Yale Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Interest Group (VESIG) provides medical students with early exposure to the specialty of vascular surgery. Medical students are also afforded the opportunity to integrate into the specialty in the form of research projects, clinical exposure and simulation activities early in their medical career.

Members will have the opportunity to:

  • Attend/scrub in interesting vascular operations
  • Partake in open/endovascular training sessions and other simulation activities
  • Partake in all simulation center sessions
  • Apply for grants to attend regional and national vascular surgery conferences
  • Attend the annual Gusberg Symposium of Yale Vascular Surgery
  • Attend industry-sponsored vascular surgery dinners in New Haven
  • Receive mentoring and career advice from Yale Vascular Surgery faculty
  • Engage in summer or yearlong research activities
  • Attend journal clubs and weekly vascular surgery didactic sessions at YNHH


  1. Welcome Dinner (August 28th, venue TBD)
    • Meet and greet between medical students, faculty and residents
    • Introduction to vascular surgery—learn about clinical breadth and scope of vascular surgery
    • Learn about new vascular surgery devices
  2. Open and Endovascular Training Simulation Session (Early Winter 2019)
  3. Research Panel (Early 2020)
    • Introduction to available basic science, translational and clinical research projects with faculty—yearlong and summer projects
  4. 2nd Annual Residency Match Panel Webinar
  5. VESIG Spring Dinner (May)
    • Case Presentations: Interesting cases and novel techniques used are discussed
    • Discuss career pathways: academic vs. private practice

Contact Us

Please direct all VESIG related questions to Kirthi Bellamkonda