Operational Committees

Annual Conference Committee

Plans the format, scientific content, topics and speakers for the Annual Conference.

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Abstracts Committee

Reviews, scores and selects abstracts submitted by authors, for presentation at the SVU Annual Conference.

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Awards Committee

Administers the SVU Awards program and establishes policy and procedures for awards, with Board approval.

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Continuing Medical Education (CME) Committee

Oversees and approves educational programs designed to provide attendees with CME credits.

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E-Learning Committee

Creates webinars annually on cutting-edge topics featuring a variety of knowledgeable speakers for the SVU Webinar Series, and explores other digital learning opportunities for SVU members.

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Membership Outreach Committee

Establishes criteria and procedures for admission, retention and severance of members as specified in the Bylaws.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Committee

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Committee was formed in 2020 to help forward SVU’s mission of reducing disparities in health care and advocating for employment practices and quality treatment devoid of bias in regard to sex, race, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, citizenship, national origin, or any other protected status. This…

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Ad Hoc Committees

Academics Committee

Reviews various educational opportunities.

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Professional Performance Guidelines (PPG) Committee

Reviews and edits the SVU Professional Performance Guidelines every three years.

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Ethics Committee

Review ethics issues, incidents or complaints brought to the Board of Directors, Executive Committee or President.

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Administrative Committees

Advocacy Committee

The voice of vascular ultrasound to government bodies, working your behalf on a host of policy issues affecting the profession.

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Fellows Committee

Recommends qualified candidates for induction as SVU Fellow.

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Finance Committee

Directs the financial activities of the organization.

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Governance Committee

Oversees nominations, elections, selection and appointment of Board and Executive Committee members.

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"I truly believe that if it were not for those SVU members who have come before us, volunteering their time, money and effort to promote the field of vascular technology/ ultrasound, I would not have a job right now in a profession that I love. If you get involved, you help shape the changes that will come."

Joseph P. Hughes, Past SVU President, RVT RVS FSVU