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This section of our website is dedicated to students interested in interventional radiology and is overseen by our Medical Student Council.

Under the drop-down menu at the top of the screen labeled "Medical Students" you will find an introduction to the specialty as well as great resources on how to get involved, explore IR, and become a competitive applicant for residency.

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Get involved by Joining the Society of Interventional Radiology. Membership is FREE to students. Also consider applying for a position on the Medical Student Reserves, a group of medical students who work on short-term projects throughout the year.

Penn IR Symposium October 2017
October 29, 2017

Inaugural Philadelphia Medical Student Interventional Radiology Symposium

By Erica Alexander

On October 7, 2017, the University of Pennsylvania Interventional…Read more

Minimally Asleep: Q&A with ‘Awake Surgery’ Researchers on Doctor-Patient Communication During Minimally-Invasive Procedures
October 26, 2017

By Lola Oladini, MS4, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

“Awake surgery” is a term that describes procedures performed while the patient is fully alert or minimally/moderately sedated….Read more

Symptomatic Lumbar Facet Synovial Cysts: Clinical Outcomes Following Percutaneous CT–Guided Cyst Rupture with Intraarticular Steroid Injection
October 25, 2017

Symptomatic Lumbar Facet Synovial Cysts: Clinical Outcomes Following Percutaneous CT–Guided Cyst Rupture with Intraarticular Steroid Injection

Prognostic Value of 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose PET-CT in Predicting Survival in Patients with Unresectable Metastatic Melanoma to the Liver Undergoing Y90 Radioembolization
October 16, 2017

Prognostic Value of 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose PET-CT in Predicting Survival in Patients with Unresectable Metastatic Melanoma to the Liver Undergoing Y90 Radioembolization

Physician Scientist In IR Spotlight: Dr. Eran Rotem
October 8, 2017

by Daniel Lee, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, MS-2

Name: Dr. Eran Rotem

Training and Experience:

Title: Program Director- VIR…Read more

Patient Perspectives: Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)
September 27, 2017

Patient Perspectives
Interview conducted by: Rebecca Le, Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Special thanks to Dr. Janice Newsome, Emory University School of Medicine

Patient perspectives is a series of…Read more