Vascular Surgery In-Training Examination (VSITE)

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About the Exam
  • The Vascular Surgery In-Training Examination (VSITE) is offered annually to ACGME-accredited vascular surgery training programs to measure the progress attained by residents in their knowledge of vascular surgery.
  • The exam is furnished to programs as an evaluation instrument to assess residents' progress. Results are released only to program directors. It is not available to individual residents and is not required as part of the board certification process.
  • The VSITE is copyrighted and its contents may not be reproduced or disclosed in any manner, as described in the ABS Ethics and Professionalism Policy.
  • Next Exam: Mar. 6-7, 2015

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Examination Content
    Changes for 2015: The 2015 VSITE will contain content on both core surgery and vascular surgery. All VSITE examinees will be required to take all content. This includes individuals who previously passed the SPE or General Surgery QE.
  • The core surgery content will be aligned with the SCORE Core Curriculum Outline for Vascular Surgery Residents (pdf), a list of patient care and medical knowledge topics representing the core surgical knowledge expected of vascular surgery trainees.
  • More details about the 2015 VSITE will be made available in the months ahead.


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For specific inquiries, please send an e-mail to the examination coordinator.

Updated: October 2014

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