The Vein Forum

Comprehensive Venous Management for the Practicing Clinician

2015 Vein Forum
October 16-17, 2015
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
Washington, DC

View the 2015 Vein Forum Brochure!


Registration Rates:
AVF Member - $500
Non-Member - $600
NEW! Allied Health Professional - $300

Online registration is now open! Online registration will remain open through October 10, 2015 at 11:59 pm Eastern.

If you are unable to register online, fill out a hardcopy (PDF) of the registration form and return it with payment to the AVF office as instructed on the form.

Lodging and Travel

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001

Reserve your hotel room at the conference hotel, the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, through the online reservation system by October 2, 2015. Reservation requests received after October 2, 2015 will be based on availability at the hotel's prevailing rates.

AVF's discounted room block provides attendees with the following discounted room rates:
Single Occupancy: $199
Double Occupancy: $199
Triple Occupancy: $224
Quadruple Occupancy: $249

Attendees flying into Washington, DC should use Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). 
For driving directions, visit the interactive map and directions feature on the Hyatt Regency website.


Preliminary Program now available.

The 2015 Vein Forum Program features dual tracks to tailor each participant’s learning experience. The program will include basic and advanced tracks, with hands-on workshops in each track.

Basic Track

Workshops Practice Management Sessions
Endovenous Ablation Methods Financial Implications
Hands-on Ultrasound Staffing
Woundcare & Compression IAC Accreditation
Sclerotherapy Marketing & Social Media

Advanced Track

Workshops Special Sessions
IVC Filters      Tough Cases
Pharmaco mechanical thrombolysis/angioplasty and stenting/IVUS       Meet the Experts
Pelvic venous embolization and sclerotherapy        

Committee and Invited Faculty

Julianne Stoughton, MD (Program Chair)
Dawn Coleman, MD
Steven Elias, MD
Ellen Dillavou, MD
Jennifer Heller, MD
Marge Hutchisson, RVT
Mark Iafrati, MD
M. Ashraf Mansour, MD
Mark Meissner, MD
Patrick Muck, MD
Joseph Raffetto, MD
Patricia Thorpe, MD
Harold Welch, MD

2015 Course Accreditation

CME Credits including Self-Assessment Credits will be provided for this course.

Target Audience

The Vein Forum is for clinicians in the fields of vascular surgery, interventional radiology, phlebology, interventional cardiology and hematology. There is a limit of 50 registered attendees.