IR News

SIR Introduction to Research Online Program

By Jennifer Darnell, MS4, Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
Research is the driving force of modern medicine and its contributions to the field of interventional radiology has helped propel it into a primary specialty. Although medical students and IR trainees are driven to engage in research, many do not possess a fundamental skill set or knowledge base to pursue their research goals. Navigating a research project, from the formulation of a research question...

By Justin Guan, ago
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HR. 1167 and What It Means To You?

By Karan Patel, MD/MPH, PGY5/R4, Wayne State University, SIR-RFS Advocacy Committee Chair
Interventional Radiology (IR) is modern medicine at its finest and is paving the way to the future of personalized medicine. An Interventionalist assesses every clinical scenario in the context of the patient’s unique anatomy & physiology and subsequently tailors the treatment based on what the patient needs. By utilizing advanced imaging technologies such as (US, CTs, fluoroscopy, and MRIs)...

By Justin Guan, ago
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Interventional Radiology Outreach Program (IROP) – An Initiative to Increase Diversity within the Specialty

By Mario Cedillo, M.D, PGY-2, Mount Sinai Hospital
To ensure the future success of Interventional Radiology (IR), we must promote and facilitate diversity, inclusion and cultural sensitivity to enhance thoughtful and innovative ideas, reduce unconscious bias, and to more effectively treat our increasingly diverse patient population. Under-represented Minorities in Medicine (URM) are characterized as Black, Hispanic, American Indian, Alaskan natives, and native...

By Justin Guan, ago