General News

Apply now for SIRF’s Funding Source Development Grant, deadline June 28
HHMI awards 2016 Medical Research Fellow in partnership with SIR Foundation; SIR Foundation-supported research fellow's concentration in interventional oncolgy
JVIR includes original science comparing microwave and RFA liver ablation outcomes, prostate embolization results, clinical, laboratory studies, letters, more
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SIR at APCCVIR meeting in Souzhou, China: Advancing the specialty on a global level; Learn more
Scott O. Trerotola, MD, FSIR, delivers the annual Dr. Charles T. Dotter Lecture during the Society of Interventional Radiology's Annual Scientific Meeting in Vancouver
During the SIR Annual Scientific Meeting in Vancouver, BC, SIR presented early results of an ongoing clinical trial for a new interventional radiology treatment for obesity. This treatment is not yet ready for general use however, more information can be found here.
CMS announces beginning of 45-day Open Payments Review and dispute period; visit Frequently Asked Questions for EIDM Users
Fellows, residents, students: Interview dates for 2017 appointment year; Radiology–Interventional Fellowship Match
SIR's Career HQ, online career center for interventional radiologists and related health care professionals, has new look; responsive design

Member News

March/April Washington Interventionalist Report now available (login) Cook Medical initiating voluntary recall of Cook Medical for Catheters with Beacon Tip Technology; Learn more (login).
Important: Revalidate your Medicare enrollment record; all enrolled providers/suppliers must revalidate their Medicare enrollment information, see CMS revalidation processing improvements here.
April Guidewire, Vision Now Posted
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