Get Involved

Our members play an integral role in the advancement of the field of vein care. The AVLS’ mission is to advance the specialty – in terms of both recognition and visibility – within the medical community and the general public. We work with our members to accomplish this mission through advocacy, education, and research. We welcome our members to leave their mark on the medical community by helping us achieve our mission. Members can help by joining a committee, submitting a case study, writing an article, or becoming a Foundation for Venous & Lymphatic Disease donor.

Join A Committee

AVLS members wishing to volunteer for a position on an Advisory Committee should submit a volunteer application. Once we receive your application, an AVLS staff member will contact you with further information. For information about individual committees, please view the Committees of the AVLS.

Submit A Case Study

As a member, you can submit a case study for publication in one of our communication outlets – VeinLine, In the Vein, the AVLS blog, and the AVLS’ social media channels – If you are interested in submitting a case study, please contact us at info@myavls.org

Write An Article

As a member, you can submit an article for publication in one of our communication outlets – myAVLS magazine, Advocacy Insider, Research Review, Learning Matters, and Membership Connection. Article topics can include: new or relevant diagnosis and treatment options, technology, public policy, industry news, case studies, and public awareness, If you are interested in submitting an article, please contact us for more information.

Join a Section

The AVLS Created 3 Specialty Sections to provide members a way to identify common interests. Our membership encompasses a wide range of specialties as well as practice responsibilities, such as Physicians, Nurses, Ultrasonographers, Administrators, and Physician Assistants,. You don’t have to have a title or work a certain role in an office to join, you simply have to have an interest in it. Learn more about our membership sections here.

To join a special interest section receive news announcements, and begin networking with members who have common interest, please email membership@myavls.org, and be sure to mention which one or all the sections you want to join. You can also login to your membership account, and indicate your Section Interests from your Member Profile.

Become a Foundation Donor

Medical professionals—physicians and allied healthcare professionals alike—who practice or study vein care share a vested stake in growing the specialty. The Foundation for Venous & Lymphatic Disease was formed in April 2006 with the purpose of advancing the development of the practice of vein care by providing resources to:

  • Expand educational opportunities in the field of phlebology
  • Underwrite phlebology research programs
  • Support efforts to publicly promote a patient and professional concept of phlebology as a specialty

The Foundation for Venous & Lymphatic Disease (FVLD), is a 501(c)(3) organization capable of accepting gifts of:

  • Capital assets
  • In-kind services
  • Deferred Gifts through planned giving or estates
  • Equities, real estate, appraised art or other valued commodities

For more information about donation, please visit the FVLD website.