The AVLS’ mission is simple, but powerful: to advance vein and lymphatic care.
Our vision is to be an indispensable resource for our members for education, knowledge exchange, and practice management; a powerful advocate for excellence in vein care; and a leader in basic and clinical research in vein care.
The AVLS Board of Directors approved a 2016-2019 Strategic Plan to provide guidance and direction for the organization. View the complete strategic plan.
The AVLS believes in four core values: Fellowship, Innovation, Integrity, and Science.
- Fellowship: Demonstrated by professional and personal pride in being part of a collegial community of excellence with a common passion for good thinking, mutual respect, shared experience and collective action
- Innovation: Demonstrated by continuing commitment to new methods of producing phlebological education, research, advocacy and leadership
- Integrity: Demonstrated by uncompromising dedication to being a trusted, unbiased and credible source of fact-based information and expertise
- Science: Demonstrated by utilization of rigorous scientific methods to refine treatment and improve outcomes