AVF Membership Benefits
The AVF is recognized as one of the world’s leading organizations in educating physicians, health professionals and the public.
Physicians In Training and Early Career Courses
Attend didactic and clinical sessions to improve venous knowledge and skills
AVF Hands-On Workshop
Attend the AVF HOW to improve knowledge and clinical skills of practitioners with varying levels of expertise
The AVF provides unparalleled opportunities to fund, conduct, present and share your venous and lymphatic research.
Present at the AVF Annual Meeting
Present your research findings and be considered for publication in the JVS-VL
PATIENT AND PRACTICE SUPPORT
The AVF provides members with important resources to support our members practices and assist our members in providing care for their patients.
Venous Policy Navigator
Tool to reduce denials, receive appropriate reimbursement and increase authorization efficiency
Access and make available to your patients:
Patient consent forms in both English and Spanish (free for members)
Patient brochures including disease state and procedural information
AVF’s digital library
LEADERSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
The AVF is considered the global leader in venous and lymphatic disease and provides opportunities for professional growth.
Network and establish lifelong relationships with your peers and leaders in the field
Explore career opportunities and post job openings at your practice or institution
Apply for travel scholarships to attend the AVF Annual Meeting
PUBLICATIONS AND COMMUNICATION
The AVF provides a wealth of printed and digital materials to inform and educate, practitioners and their patients.
Receive a digital subscription to the Journal of Vascular Surgery – Venous and Lymphatic Disorders, the AVF’s official journal and leading venous publication (Print version is available at a nominal annual cost)
Access information and resources to support your practice and help your patients. This includes a special members-only section
The AVF advocates for our members, your patients, and the public through our Health Policy Committee and collaborations with other organizations. By raising our collective voices, we help ensure patients have access to the highest quality of care, help increase access to care for the underserved, and help our members receive appropriate reimbursement for the services they provide.
Directly communicate with policy makers through our Health Policy Committee
We provide constructive feedback to payers across the country with a unified expert opinion. Contact our HPC directly with issues or questions you may have
Collaborate with other Key Stakeholders
AVF collaborations amplifies your voice on behalf of all venous patients
Representation on the AMA’s Specialty and Service Societies
AVF has established a seat on the SSS which enables us to influence appropriate access, coding, and reimbursement for venous procedures
OTHER WAYS THE AVF CAN HELP YOU ADVANCE YOUR CAREER AND PRACTICE
Participate as an investigator and enroll patients in a national clinical trial
Vascular Quality Improvement (VQI)
Provide quality improvement data and access a national registry in venous stents, IVC filters and varicose veins
Collaborate with regional, national, and international organizations to advance the venous mission of the AVF