American Vein and Lymphatic Society (AVLS)
The AVLS is the leading resource for vein care physicians, health professionals, and patients.
The American Vein and Lymphatic Society (formerly the American College of Phlebology) is the premier association for physicians and allied health professionals dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of venous and lymphatic disease.
As the industry’s leading experts, the AVLS seeks to improve the standards of medical practitioners, the quality of patient care and the level of assistance practitioners can access. Health professionals can use the AVLS as a forum to exchange medical knowledge, access one-on-one, group and online training, accredited continuing medical education (CME) or access resources to help with practice and patient management.
The AVLS is comprised of 2,000 vein care professionals, setting the pace and direction for the growth of the field of vein and lymphatic medicine.
Vision & Mission:
The AVLS’ mission is simple, but powerful: to advance vein and lymphatic care.
Our vision is to be an indispensable resource for our members for education, knowledge exchange, and practice management; a powerful advocate for excellence in vein care; and a leader in basic and clinical research in vein care.
The AVLS Board of Directors approved a 2016-2019 Strategic Plan to provide guidance and direction for the organization.
The AVLS believes in four core values: Fellowship, Innovation, Integrity, and Science.
• Fellowship: Demonstrated by professional and personal pride in being part of a collegial community of excellence with a common passion for good thinking, mutual respect, shared experience and collective action
• Innovation: Demonstrated by continuing commitment to new methods of producing phlebological education, research, advocacy and leadership
• Integrity: Demonstrated by uncompromising dedication to being a trusted, unbiased and credible source of fact-based information and expertise
• Science: Demonstrated by utilization of rigorous scientific methods to refine treatment and improve outcomes