7th Annual | November 14-15 | Ultrasound & Vascular Conference

7th Annual | November 14-15
Ultrasound & Vascular Conference

Celebrating the 7th Annual Faces of PAD Conference

Since its inception in 2017, the Faces of PAD Conference has aimed to unite all medical specialties with a shared commitment to best practices in patient care. This annual event is a platform for advanced practice providers, primary care physicians, and healthcare professionals to engage in meaningful discussions about comprehensive approaches to managing chronic disease states that significantly impact our communities.

At the heart of our mission is the belief that education is the key to growth and improvement in healthcare. Our conference features speakers from various clinical disciplines, including vascular surgery, Interventional Cardiology, Podiatry, Primary Care, UltraSound and more. This diversity fosters innovative thinking and encourages multidisciplinary discussions that drive best care practices.

Join us as we celebrate seven years of fostering collaboration and enhancing patient care at the Faces of PAD Conference. Together, we can continue to learn, grow, and make a difference in our communities.

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When & Where

Thursday, November 14 - Friday, November 15

Who Should Attend

The Faces of PAD Conference is designed for clinicians and industry interested in the treatment and prevention of critical limb ischemia, including:

  • Interventional cardiologists
  • Vascular surgeons
  • Interventional radiologists
  • Wound care specialists
  • Podiatrists
  • Nurses
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Ultrasound technicians
  • Physician assistants
  • Medical assistants
  • Vascular technologists
  • Cardiovascular catheterization laboratory team members
  • Fellows/residents/students interested in this field

Virtual Training

Registrants will receive a confirmation emails immediately after registering that will including the following:
  • You will receive the webcast link to view the live stream 24 hours prior.
  • For best viewing experience it is advised to only be running the immersive 2D viewer in a single browser tab and closing down all other applications and tabs. 
  • Chrome is the preferred browser (make sure browser is up to date and you don’t have any plugins that might prevent playing video).
  • If you have performance issue, switch off immersive mode by clicking on “More” and then on “Turn off immersive mode.”
  • If you see a black screen or blacked out overlay, refresh the browser and you’ll be able to get the video feeds back.
  • Our partners at Immertec will also email registrants a link and password to join a few days prior to the broadcast in addition to a calendar invite.

The VIC Vascular Team

As a premier healthcare provider, we specialize in comprehensive vascular care, offering cutting-edge diagnostics, minimally invasive treatments, and personalized patient care. Our board-certified vascular surgeons and specialists are dedicated to providing the highest quality care for conditions such as varicose veins, peripheral artery disease, aneurysms, and more.

At the Vascular Institute of Chattanooga, we believe in a patient-first approach, ensuring every individual receives a tailored treatment plan designed to meet their unique needs. Our state-of-the-art facility has the latest technology to deliver precise and effective care, fostering quicker recovery times and better outcomes.

VIC’s individualized approach helps educate patients while partnering with their medical providers to deliver the right care for them. The focus of the VIC Vascular Team is reducing the devastating amputation rates affecting our region, restoring patients’ hope, and renewing their lives.

Claiming CME Credits

You are able to earn up to 16 CME Credits with no fee attached to claim credit hours. Once the meeting has concluded, registration information will be collected. A roster of attendees and hours claimed will be submitted to the TMA, and the certificates will be emailed to you approximately 14-21 days post-event. The conference may be viewed on our youtube channel, and credits can be claimed through 12/31/23. If you have any questions, please email Tracie LeSar at tjlesar.vgs@gmail.com.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Tennessee Medical Association and Vascular Institute of Chattanooga. The Tennessee Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Tennessee Medical Association designates this live for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Poster Presentation Submission

We are excited to invite you to submit your oral or poster presentation abstracts for the upcoming 2024 Faces of PAD conference. Your submissions can cover a wide range of topics, including rare or unusual findings, normal or pathologic findings, and more.

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We will respond as soon as possible. For time sensitive inquiries, reach out directly to Tracie LeSar at tjlesar.vgs@gmail.com.



Register for the 7th annual Faces of PAD Conference today, and get your ticket for only $99 during Early Bird Registration through June 30!