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Virtues of the American Venous Forum: Quality, morality, and collegiality

      Greetings to our wonderful American Venous Forum members and valued guests. Thank you, Dr Gasparis, for that very nice introduction, I am glad my children were able to see that. I plan to speak on what the American Venous Forum means to me and what hopefully it will mean to everyone.
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