Resident & Fellow Committees

Mission | To promote the growth and development of IR via the following initiatives:

  • Member recruitment and application processing
  • Match applicants to Committees and Service Lines
  • RFS Classes – familiarize new members with RFS
  • Collaborate with the Women in IR Committee to promote diversity
  • Collaborate with SIR and SARC to develop a universal curriculum to serve as a national model
  • Increase clinical focus on: stroke care, DVT, and CLI
  • Wound Care Clinic Competition

Mission | To organize, coordinate, and advertise RFS activities

  • Quarterly In-Training E-Newsletter with the Medical Student Council Communications Committee
  • JVIR E-Bulletin – short content-specific supplements to JVIR publications in print
  • YouTube Channel Maintenance
  • Webinar & Journal Club Coordination
  • In-Training Listserv Maintenance & Event Advertising

Mission | To collect and publish educational materials

  • Journal Primers – quick review/summary of salient journal articles
  • Survival Guides – concise guides on the most commonly performed IR procedures
  • Collaborate with the Communications Committee to produce educational webinars
  • Featured Cases – collected each year for our annual Case Competition at the SIR Annual Meeting
  • Research Lecture Series

Mission | To oversee 7 service lines that work with the clinical education committee to produce education content related to different areas of IR practice

  • Service lines: vascular diseases, IO, peds IR, neuro IR, pain management, GI/GU/reproductive IR, and critical care
  • Coordinate creation of Webinars, Survival Guides, and Journal Primers
  • Maintain web presence ranging from creating and updating Wikipedia pages, to posting on Student Doctor and Aunt Minnie.
  • Clinical Discussions on SIR Connect
  • Collaborate with SIR’s Communications Department to videotape patient stories regarding their experience with an IR procedures

Mission | To provide resources regarding training pathways, promoting the development of clinically oriented curricula

  • Created Residency Application Advice page
  • Create a universal curriculum for several IR-related rotations such as vascular surgery, surgical oncology, transplant, hepatology, medical oncology, ICU, nephrology, and OB/GYN
  • Create a pre-rotation online module to best prepare trainees for their first IR rotation
  • Plan to create guidebook detailing various IR/DR curricula, requirements, and common questions
  • The Chair of this Committee can be contacted at irresidencytraining@gmail.com.

Mission | To promote political advocacy and knowledge of health policy and economics

  • Promote IR to political leaders and candidates via various grassroots programs. Follow us on Twitter at @IRAdvocacyRFS and get involved!
  • Participate in the SIR Grassroots Leadership Program in Washington DC.
  • Collaborating with SIRPAC to encourage the reallocation of historically funded but unused residency positions for the new IR residencies

Mission | To promote the training and professional development of trainees interest in research

  • Create programs to support medical students, residents, and fellows involved in medical research
  • Provide resources to learn how to design a study, acquire funding, and compose quality publications
  • Establish a community for future clinician-scientists in IR

Mission | To inspire, educate, and promote women in IR

  • Promote diversity in IR
  • Increase awareness of unique issues faced by women in IR
  • Establish a supportive community for women interest in IR via mentorship, networking events, and recruitment
  • Increase social media presence to inspire and attract more women to IR
The WIR Committee can be contacted at sir.rfs.wir@gmail.com

Mission | To increase international collaboration and awareness of programs abroad

  • Identify, communicate, and learn from best practices that international and US IR programs are using to engage, educate and integrate medical students and junior residents early in their training.
  • Create an online resource to help international medical graduates to navigate the residency application process
  • Create a centralized hub for international aid projects focusing on IR outreach
  • Advocate for international medical graduates within SIR and RFS
  • Expand RFS presence at foreign meetings.

Service Lines

Service LineChair
PainXin Li
PediatricsAnne Sailer
Interventional OncologyNicholas Pigg

Neurointerventional

Jacob Fleming
Anderson Webb

Vascular Diseases

Michael Liu
Erik Yannone

GI/GU/Reproductive

Enio Perez
Jimmy Epps

Critical Care

Vik Bhatnagar
Dinh-Huy Nguyen

Medical Students

Rayan Abboud
Siddhant Thukral (Reserves)

Medical Student Committees

Mission | To organize, coordinate, and advertise MSC activities

  • Quarterly In-Training E-Newsletter
  • Help oversee Twitter and Facebook accounts as well as a presence on Auntie Minnie and Student Doctor Network
  • Update Away Rotation spreadsheet resource

Mission | To develop and promote resources related to medical device development

  • Webinars on biodesign
  • Hackathon series
  • Provide biodesign opportunities at local symposia

Mission | To create resources to support medical student IR education

  • Common IR procedure videos
  • Create IR lecture series for medical students
  • Sound of IR Podcast

Mission | To support medical student research and education of advances in IR

  • Future of IR articles
  • Research spotlight articles
  • Compilation of summer and year-long research programs
  • Create a guide for getting involved in research as a student

Mission | To support and promote awareness of IR interest groups

  • Encourage the creation of IR Inerest Groups
  • Increase the number of local symposia for medical students
  • Update IRIG map and upcoming symposia table
  • Maintain guide for the creation of a new IR Interest Group

Mission | To promote a humanistic approach to IR

  • Collect patient narratives and videos related to common IR procedures
  • Promote and develop an emerging new professional identity within IR
  • Create webinars and articles related to humanism in IR

Mission | To promote and increase diversity within IR for trainees as well as patients from underserved populations

  • Promote diversity of trainees entering the field of Interventional Radiology
  • Provide IR outreach initiatives & contribute to patient advocacy within underserved patient populations
  • Collaborate with and support the efforts of the IR faculty-led D&I Advisory Group and SIR Recruitment Committee

Last updated 8/16/20