Midwestern Vascular 2019

The Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society’s 43rd Annual Meeting will be held September 12-14, 2019. The Society returns to Chicago and the Westin Chicago River North.

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Preliminary Program – Information

The Society welcomes this year’s Honorary Guest Lecturer

Spence M. Taylor,  MD

President, Prisma Health—Upstate
Professor of Surgery
U of SC School of Medicine Greenville

“Physician Leadership: American Medicine’s Missing Commodity”

Saturday, September 14, 2019


Registration is now open for the Society’s 2019 Annual Meeting.  To go to the Registration Information page, click on the “Register Now” button below.


Attention MVSS Members:  Active Members of the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society are reminded to contact the Administrative Offices if you are unable to attend this year’s meeting.

1. MVSS Members –

All Members (Active, Active Members residing outside of the MVSS region and Senior) are required to and may renew their Membership at the time of registration to qualify for the Member Registration Fee, by paying their Membership Dues. Please use the email on file with the Society.   If the email address entered at the time of registration does not provide you with a “Member” category, contact the Administrative Office for verification.

If you have not renewed your Membership by paying your 2019 Annual Dues; your Membership will show as “Expired”.  Use the pull-down menu to select your Membership renewal category.

* Members of the Candidate (Residents/Fellows), Associate, Candidate Medical Student groups, Retired and Exempt categories, use the email on file with the Society to register as a member of one of these groups/categories.

2. Allied Health Professional – This category is for Advanced Practitioners, (RN, NP, PA and other), Technicians and other non-surgeon and non-physician vascular specialists.

3. Pre-Registration closes on Friday, September 6, 2019. After this date, you may register onsite starting on Thursday, September 12th.

4. Exhibitor Representatives – Registration is only available for representatives of companies exhibiting at the meeting.  Exhibitor Registration will open soon.


The Westin Chicago River North
320 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, Illinois 60654

The Hotel is located in the heart of the theatre district, overlooking the Chicago River. World-class restaurants, thrilling nightclubs, and famed museums surround the hotel on all sides. A short walk can bring you to Michigan Avenue, Willis Tower, Chicago Theater, and the Civic Opera House. Stroll through Millennium Park, just 10 minutes away, for lake views and vibrant public art like the world-famous Bean. The adjacent Grant Park will lead you to the Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium.

2019 MVSS Annual Meeting Group Rate:

$279.00++ – Traditional Single/Double
(The rate is subject to state and city taxes and fees.)

UPDATE:   8/7/19:  The Society has been able to add a very limited number of rooms on Wednesday evening at the Group Rate.  Use the button below to book your MVSS Group rate of $279.00++  until the block is sold-out.

If your dates are not available, call in to Reservations at (888) 627-8359, or the hotel directly at (312) 744-1900.

(These rates are only available for Attendees of the 2019 Annual Meeting, registration for the Annual Meeting is required. ***Exhibitors:  The exhibitor room block is sold-out on Friday, September 13th.)

(Disclaimer:  These rates are available through the reservation cut-off date of August 20, 2019, only if rooms remain available in the MVSS Room Block. The Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society is not able to guarantee additional rooms at the discounted group rate after this date, or if the MVSS room block sells out prior to the August 20, 2019 reservations deadline. If the block is sold-out, or after the August 20th date, all reservations will be accepted on a space-available basis at the prevailing rate (at the time of booking).

For questions, or possible assistance, please contact the Society’s Administrative Offices.

Exhibitors and Sponsors

Companies are invited to Exhibit at Midwestern Vascular 2019.  By exhibiting at the Annual Meeting,  your company will have the opportunity to engage with over 150 vascular and endovascular professionals. For additional information, point to the link below.

Mock Orals/Medical Student Programs

The Annual Meeting will once again include the Mock Orals and Simulation and Surgical Skills Assessment Programs, as well as the Medical Student Education and Participation Program.

Not yet a member?
Learn more about Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society’s various membership categories: Active, Candidate, Associate, and Student.