Education Programs

The APDIR and Society of Interventional Radiology provide a variety of educational opportunities throughout the year.

2016 SIR Fellows Spring Practicum

Corporate Support, Exhibit and Hands-on workshop opportunities

2016 SIR Fellows Spring Practicum
Date: May 12-14, 2016
Location: DoubleTree Chicago Magnificent Mile
300 E. Ohio Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60611


"The SIR Fellows Spring Practicum gave me many tools to start the next chapter of my career. Aside from the academic value, the hands-on experience and the interactions with truly talented and altruistic faculty were valuable reasons to attend."

- Fellows Spring Practicum Attendee


Parag J. Patel, MD, Thuong G. Van Ha, MD

Course Description

This course will provide the attendee with an excellent opportunity to network with practicing interventional radiologists from both academic and private practice settings and device representatives from numerous industry partners.


The 2016 program is currently being developed. View the 2015 Fellows Spring Practicum Program

Target Audience

This course is designed for current Vascular and Interventional Radiology fellows.  This course is also open to a limited number of SIR members, including 4th year residents and early career IRs.
Program Directors of current APDIR programs are eligible to designate one fellow from each program who will receive a discounted registration rate and complimentary hotel accommodations.  Additional fellows from those programs are welcome to attend with the standard registration rates.


  • Discuss the broad spectrum of modern IR practice from the medical management of PAD patients to appropriate evaluation and treatment of Interventional Oncology patients
  • Explain how to set up and maintain an IR clinic and manage competition
  • Discuss latest data with regards to endovascular management of pulmonary embolus, chronic and acute DVT, limb salvage, and EVAR.

APDIR Fellow Discount

One designated fellow from each APDIR program will be eligible for a discounted rate and hotel accommodations.  Contact the SIR office for more information.