How to Approach IR Electives

Maggie Chung, MS4, Warren Alpert Medical School Jemianne Bautista, PGY1, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles For students considering a career in IR, a dedicated elective is a valuable way to learn more about this field. Because IR electives present students with terminology and procedures not often covered during core third-year clerkships, Read more…

Pimping 101

By Justin Shafa, MS4, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences Ask any medical student what he or she is most afraid of when starting clinical rotations, the answer will probably be “pimping.” In the medical realm, to ‘pimp’ describes when a more knowledgeable attending or resident Read more…

IR 101: The Lingo

by Tyler McKay, University of Washington SOM 2016 So you’re interested in exploring the wonderful world of interventional radiology. Perhaps this is your first time hearing about the specialty and are interested to learn more. Maybe you are about to start an IR clerkship and want to brush up before Read more…