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It’s Never Just A ________

by Bo Liu, MD.  Dr. Liu is a radiology resident who blogs at http://futureproofmd.com/ Imagine this: you are on your 2nd IR rotation. You learned a lot during your first rotation and you feel pretty solid about your skills at basic vascular access. You haven’t timed yourself but you’re pretty sure you Read more…

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SIRPAC Grassroots and House Bill 5188

by Andrew Niekamp, PGY-2, University of Texas at Houston I recently had the great opportunity to attend the SIRPAC Grassroots Program in Washington, D.C.  The program is geared towards introducing young and enthusiastic members of Interventional Radiology to government advocacy.  For those of you who are unfamiliar with SIRPAC, it Read more…

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In Their Shoes

At this early stage of my training to becoming an inteventionalist, I admit that most of my knowledge comes from handful of anecdotal events.  However, I have noticed a gradual accumulation of such experiences have begun to shape my understanding of the new IR training paradigm and realize the necessity Read more…

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Congressman Visit and MACRA Law

by Ali Alikhani, PGY-3, University of Tennessee Recently, I was able to coordinate a site visit by the Tennessee Congressman, Marsha Blackburn. Congressman Blackburn is currently the vice chair of the Energy and Commerce committee, in the U.S. House of Representatives. She also serves on the E & C Health Read more…