Past Symposium Highlights

Penn IR Symposium October 2017

Posted on 29 Oct 2017
On October 7, 2017, the University of Pennsylvania Interventional Radiology Interest Group, in conjunction with Thomas Jefferson University and Temple University, held the inaugural Philadelphia Medical Student Interventional Radiology Symposium.

Johns Hopkins Seldinger Society First Annual Medical Student Symposium April 2016

Posted on 16 Apr 2016
The Seldinger Society, JHU School of Medicine’s Interventional Radiology Interest Group, hosted its first annual Medical Student Symposium in the Chevy Chase Auditorium on April 16, 2016.

University of Texas Medical Branch IR Symposium December 2015

Posted on 29 Dec 2015
On December 3rd, 2015, the IRIG at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) held its first skills workshop at the conclusion of the fall semester. Students had the opportunity to get full tours of the IR department, meet faculty and residents, and attain hands-on experience in IR by rotating through three hands on stations.

Midwest Interventional Radiology Medical Student Symposium March 2015

Posted on 14 Mar 2015
On March 14, 2015, the 1st Annual Midwest Interventional Radiology Medical Student Symposium was held in Chicago, Illinois. The Symposium was a collaborative effort of six medical schools: The University of Chicago, Medical College of Wisconsin, University of Illinois at Chicago, Loyola University, Rush University and Northwestern University.

University of Colorado RIG: 2014 Medical Student IR Symposium

Posted on 23 Nov 2014
In the fall of 2014, the University of Colorado Radiology Interest Group under the leadership and sponsorship of Dr. Paul J hosted the first IR symposium.

Brown University’s Third Annual VIR Symposium

Posted on 04 Oct 2014
On October 10, 2014, Brown University’s Vascular and Interventional Radiology Interest Group hosted its third annual VIR symposium. Attendees included medical and undergraduate students from across the country who convened in Providence, RI for the half-day event.

Vanderbilt IRIG Symposium – May 2014

Posted on 23 May 2014
In May of 2014, medical students Shawn Barton, Kareem William, and Mary Ellen Koran hosted the first IR symposium. We had three vendors bring in their latest technologies in cryo, radiofrequency, and microwave ablation techniques, which students were able to test out on cow livers we purchased from a local butcher.