Peripheral Vascular Disease

ACC’s Vascular Disease Member Section and Leadership Council is the home for vascular disease specialists within the ACC, advocating for and advancing the priorities of the community.


The Vascular Disease Member Section and Leadership Council works in tandem with College leadership to recommend and provide insight into programs and initiatives relevant to vascular disease professionals. Explore these pages to find out how we do it and who we are.

Become a Member — Join Now.

Serve as a voice for the vascular disease community and become a part of the Section today. To join, call ACC Member Care at (800) 253-4636, ext. 5603 or check the box on your dues statement each Fall.

Member Benefits

The Vascular Disease Member Section provides its participants with opportunities to make a difference in vascular disease and:

  • Network with colleagues
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Advance your career
  • Strengthen your skills
  • Expand upon your interests within the specialty

Message From the Chair

Welcome to the ACC Vascular Disease Member Section! The Vascular Disease Section is your home for the latest news and developments in the diagnosis, management, and prevention of vascular disease, including arterial, venous, and lymphatic disorders. Read more >>>

Section News

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Vascular Medicine After IM Training

May 9, 2023

Feature Article

Batool Abuhalimeh, MD; Leili Behrooz, MD, MPH; Adithya Peruri, MD, et al., explain why vascular medicine is an "interesting and challenging subspecialty," and encourage those interested to apply for vascular medicine fellowship.


JACC Article Explores Importance of Mental Health in Vascular Disease Care

May 2, 2023

JACC Family of Journals

A recent JACC article, “Integrating Psychosocial Care in the Management of Patients with Vascular Disease,” by Kim G. Smolderen, PhD, FACC, member of ACC’s Vascular Disease Section Leadership Council, et al., provides a call to action to raise awareness, reduce stigma, and promote integrated care approaches, along with policy and advocacy efforts, to tackle the co-existing mental health burden as part of the treatment of PAD.

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