Candidate membership may be conferred upon vascular surgery residents and fellows in accredited vascular surgery training programs in the Western Vascular Society region, and vascular surgery physicians graduated from accredited vascular surgery programs who do not meet qualifications for active membership.
Benefits of Candidate Membership:
Candidate members may present papers at the annual meeting if sponsored by an active member.
Candidate members shall not be bound by the requirements for payment of dues and attendance at meetings.
Candidate members may not hold office but may serve on committees.
Candidate members who move out of the region of the Society shall cease to be candidate members.
Candidate members shall have a maximum term of three consecutive years following completion of training.