Education Programs

The APDIR and Society of Interventional Radiology provides a variety of educational opportunties throughout the year.

2014 SIR Fellows Spring Practicum

2014 SIR Fellows Spring Practicum
Date: May 8-10, 2014
Location: DoubleTree Chicago Magnificent Mile
300 E. Ohio Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60611

Onsite registration only

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"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."

- 2012 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.

View the 2014 Fellows Spring Practicum Program

Target Audience

This course is designed for current fellows and recently graduated fellows pursuing a career in interventional radiology. This course is also open to a limited number of SIR members, including residents.


Programs that are members of the APDIR are able to designate one fellow who will receive the discounted registration rate of $100. (After April 8, registration will be $200). In order to register for the discounted rate, contact Naomi Weygand or 703-460-5579.

Registration for all other fellows is $250. (After April 8, registration will be $350). Online registration is now closed, but you can register onsite.


  • 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 femoral-popliteal, limb salvage, EVAR and carotid stenting

Questions? Contact Naomi Weygand at