Peripheral Vascular Disease

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

Welcome

The Peripheral Vascular Disease Member Section and Leadership Council works in tandem with College leadership to recommend and provide insight into programs and initiatives relevant to peripheral 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 peripheral 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 Peripheral Vascular Disease Member Section provides its participants with opportunities to make a difference in peripheral 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 Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) Member Section! The PVD 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 >>>

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Section News

In Memoriam: William R. Hiatt, MD

December 11, 2020

Gregory Piazza, MD, MS, FACC, and Marc P. Bonaca, MD, MPH, FACC, write on behalf of the ACC and the Peripheral Vascular Disease Section, “we are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our dear colleague, William R. Hiatt, MD. His death represents a profound loss of one of the pillars of the field of clinical vascular medicine and cardiovascular research, as well as a dedicated mentor to so many … We can honor his legacy by living by the code he lived by, the Code of the West.” 

Cardiology Magazine, September 2020; The Power of Community

Supervised Exercise Therapy For Patients With PAD

September 24, 2020

Cardiology Magazine Highlights

Lower extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD) is the third leading cause of atherosclerotic vascular morbidity after coronary heart disease and stroke. In this recent Cardiology article, Sanjay Divakaran, MD, and Marc P. Bonaca, MD, MPH, FACC, explain how supervised exercise therapy is a data-supported and guideline-recommend treatment for patients with intermittent claudication from PAD.

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