Friday, January 30, 2009JOHNSON CITY – Dr. Dan Rush, a vascular surgeon with ETSU Physicians and Associates and the James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center, has been named president-elect of the Southern Association of Vascular Surgery (SAVS).
Rush, who is a professor in the Department of Surgery at East Tennessee State University’s James H. Quillen College of Medicine, will serve as president of the association in 2010.
SAVS was established “to promote the art and science of vascular surgery and to further education in the comprehensive care of vascular disease, including disorders of the arteries, veins, lymphatics, and microcirculation exclusive of the heart and brain.”
An ETSU employee since 1997, Rush earned his M.D. degree and completed his surgical residency at the University of Kentucky, followed by a vascular surgery fellowship at the University of Chicago.