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The AVAS supports its members by:

  • Providing an annual conference for its members to exchange research, share best practices and stay abreast of advances in technological developments affecting Surgery and its practice
  • Providing a conduit for information on programs and policies instituted on a national level that may have local ramifications,
  • Offering awards, recognizing outstanding achievement and providing networking opportunities
  • Supporting (grants) / financial support for AVAS members to conduct clinical / basic science research

Please encourage your partners and colleagues to join AVAS as Active Members.  The Society is now accepting applications which will be reviewed by the AVAS Membership Committee and submitted for approval by the Executive Committee every quarter.

AVAS is a vibrant society comprised of surgeons practicing in a VA setting and open to students, residents, and fellows interested in pursuing a surgical career at the VA. The society offers tremendous opportunity for faculty and trainee networking and offers a valuable service to its members through knowledge gained at the annual meeting. Healthcare professionals who are not surgeons, but have an interest in surgical care provided to veterans are invited to apply as Associate members.

Categories of Membership:

  • Active Members are surgeons, surgical specialists and anesthesiologists affiliated with the Department of Veterans Affairs who hold certification by the American Board of their specialty or Fellowship in or certification by one of the Royal or American Colleges. Only Active Members are eligible for election to office or appointment to standing committees.
  • Associate Members shall be individuals having an interest in patient care, medical education, or research in surgery in the Department of Veterans Affairs (including but not limited to research scientists, physician assistants, perfusionists, nurses, nurse practitioners, practice administrators, data managers and other health care professionals). Active members who are terminating affiliation with the Department of Veterans Affairs by means other than retirement may apply to the Executive Committee for Associate Member status. Associate Members shall pay dues. They shall not be entitled to hold office.

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