VIVA’s physicians-in-training program will offer several sessions designed with the personal and professional needs of the early career interventionist in mind. From maintaining work-life balance to selecting the "right" first job to contributing to the advancement of PVD treatment, this program will help guide fellows and residents as they launch their careers.
Eligibility criteria for U.S. physicians:
The VIVA Face-Off Competition is an exciting opportunity for U.S. physicians in training (fellows and qualifying residents) and international physicians (not employed by a medical device company) to present a talk and then “face off” with a panel of faculty judges during a 3-minute Q&A session.
The 7-minute presentations should be in PowerPoint format and can focus on:
VIVA faculty will judge each presentation on clarity, interest, value, originality, depth, and scope.
The top 3 finalists will present their talks to the VIVA audience in the Global Theater during the VIVA Face-Off Winner’s Circle on Thursday, November 8. No advance notice of the winners will be announced, so participants must be present on the final day of the program.
Specifications about the format of your presentation will be available after you register for the program.
The scholarship program is currently closed for VIVA 18. Please register for the conference as a physician.Verification Letter
To register, you can download and complete the Verification Letter; then you'll register as a Face-Off Physician in Training and upload the Verification Letter. Within 2 weeks of registration, you will receive a confirmation with information about how to access the scholarship application and logistical information.
Attend a special reception in the Exhibit Pavilion, Monday, November 5 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. This reception is a unique opportunity to meet with the commercial supporters of the VIVA Physicians-in-Training Program, and includes a prize drawing at the end of the evening.