SVU Membership

SVU is the only professional society focused on vascular ultrasound professionals.
An SVU membership is a must for any vascular sonographer or technologist.

The easiest way to become an SVU member is to join online. If you would prefer not to join online (or if you are seeking Fellows Membership), please submit your application to us through one of the following methods:

  1. Mail: P.O. BOX 715491 Philadelphia, PA 19171-5491
  2. Fax: (301) 459-5651
  3. Email:

SVU 2024 Membership is Now Open!
Member Benefits will begin immediately, but may take up to 24 hours from the time purchased to allow you access to CME, etc.

This is an annual membership from January 1 - December 31.

Technologists & Sonographers (USA)


Our most common member type. Intended for vascular technologists, sonographers, lab directors and all other allied health professionals.



Our membership for physicians holding an MD or DO degree. The higher cost is to cover the costs SVU incurs for the AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits that come with this membership.

International Membership (outside USA/Canada)


Intended for vascular technologists, sonographers, lab directors and all other allied health professionals that do not reside in the United States.

Fellows & Surgical Residents


Open to physicians training at an accredited hospital*. Contains all the benefits of a Physician Membership. To apply for the membership, please email the application, along with the appropriate proof of status in the form of a letter from the program director, as well as payment information to

*Must submit proof of status in the form of a letter from department head or program director. Fellows members cannot join online, must email or fax completed application and proof of status to the SVU office.

Retired and Disabled


Open to anyone who is retired from the vascular ultrasound profession (no longer employed either as an employee, consultant, or independent contractor) or is permanently disabled and no longer able to work. Contains all the benefits of SVU membership, except for the printed JVU (online access and free CMEs still included). Must submit a signed SVU Retired/Disabled Member Affidavit with your application.



For students studying vascular technology or diagnostic medical sonography with a vascular track.

Save money when you join as a Signature School!

*Students within 6 months of their graduation should choose the Transitional Membership.

Healthcare Industry Partners


Non-credentialed Healthcare Industry Partners active in the field, who have an interest in vascular ultrasound and who do not otherwise qualify for another membership category. This may include, but is not limited to healthcare administrators, research scientists, industry professionals. This category will only have access to the JVU online (no printed issue). CME is not provided to those in this membership category.

Transitional Member


Available to recent sonographer students during the first two-years after graduation. All the benefits of a Sonographer Member at a discounted price while you get your career started.

*Please provide a copy of your diploma with graduation date.

Become a SVU Signature School

As a member, you will have access to educational resources that can be easily incorporated into the curriculum. Students will have access to key resources such as the journal and networking opportunities, which helps grow awareness of your institution when they work in the field.

Become a SVU Signature Lab

Member benefits include access to over 33 vascular-focused CME credits (at least 18 are free with membership per year), which are required to maintain accreditation.

To apply for SVU Membership, apply online or via the downloadable membership application at the top of the page. 

SVU Membership Cancellation Policy

SVU Membership Cancellation by Participant

Membership cancellation requests made by members received within 14 days of registration will be eligible for a full refund less $55 administrative fee. Those looking to cancel their membership must not have accessed or purchased any CME during this initial renewal period. Cancellation requests received after the stated deadline or having accessed CME will not be eligible for a refund.

Cancellations must be made via e-mail and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline. In addition:

  • All refund requests must be made by the member or credit card holder.
  • Refund requests must include the name of the member and/or transaction number.
  • Refunds will be credited back to the original credit card used for payment.

The above policies apply to all SVU memberships.

SVU Membership Cancellation by SVU

The Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU) reserves the right to refuse/cancel a membership in the SVU for any reason.

If SVU refuses a new or renewing membership, registrants will be provided a full refund.

Any questions or cancellation requests may be directed to SVU staff at

Approved by SVU Board of Directors December 6, 2022.