World federation of vascular societies
The World Federation of Vascular Societies stands with our fellow medical specialists, surgeons, interventionalists, nurses and allied health professionals who work for the sanctity and preservation of human life. We hope for the end of the destruction wrought by war of any kind with special prayers and support for the people of Ukraine and physicians and healthcare workers trying to care for them.
The World Federation is composed of member societies consisting of constituted regional Vascular Societies. Member societies are usually composed of a formally constituted association of national societies representing one of the major geographical regions of the world.
The leadership of the World Federation of Vascular Societies and its Council Members are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of our esteemed colleague and friend, Professor Roger Greenhalgh (1941-2023). His departure leaves a profound void in our hearts and in the field of vascular surgery. Professor Roger Greenhalgh was not only a brilliant and accomplished vascular surgeon but had been a dedicated educator and true visionary in our specialty. His lifelong commitment to the advancement of vascular surgery has left an indelible mark on our community. His passion for teaching and his ability to inspire generations of young surgeons have enriched our profession beyond measure. We are appreciative of not only his surgical excellence but his wisdom, guidance and unwavering love for the field which has shaped the careers of countless surgeons. It is this legacy that will continue influencing and inspiring advancements in our field. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and colleagues. We share in your grief and extend our deepest condolences. His memory will be forever cherished within our community and his impact will resonate for generations to come. May Professor Roger Greenhalgh rest in peace and may his family find solace in the knowledge that his legacy will endure in the hearts and minds of those he inspired.
With heartfelt sympathy,
The WFVS Executive Council