Society of Interventional Radiology Membership Benefits
- Member discount on the Society's Annual Scientific Meeting - Experience five days of hands-on training, plenary and scientific sessions, categorical courses, symposia and workshops. SIR Annual Scientific Meeting Web site
- CME Credit - Stay on top of the hottest topics in your specialty at SIR educational meetings.
- Interventional Radiology Coding Users' Guide - Get free up-to-date HCPCS, ICD-9-CM and CPT codes for IR procedures.
- Members-only Web site - Access clinical practice guidelines, practice building materials, FDA alerts, and membership directory.
- JVIR - Read 12 printed issues of research, case studies and specialty advancements and access abstracts and full text searchable archives online at www.jvir.org.
- IR Quarterly - Features up to date columns on coding, practice development, technology, legal advice and much more.
- STAT and E-News - Receive e-mailed alerts on Society news, educational meetings, capitol hill updates, industry information and products.
- Practice Development - Utilize SIR resources to expand and strengthen your practice, educate patients, and reach referring physicians.
- Networking - Participate in career development and networking opportunities in one of the largest-growing medical fields.
- Lobbying resources on health policy issues - SIR ensures your voice is heard on Capital Hill.
- Discounts on SIR products - Patient Information Brochures, training and education materials, referral products, plus much more!
Active Membership - $715
For individuals who have a special interest and competency in interventional radiology and are certified by the American Board of Radiology or other boards that are deemed of equivalent rank.
Public Health and Military Membership - $440
For individuals who qualify for Active Membership and provide proof of active duty in the military or proof of employment by one of the 10 public health service agencies and programs listed on: http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/
Agencies in HHS
- Administration for Children and Families (ACF)
- Administration on Aging (AoA)
- Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
- Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
- Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
- Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
- Indian Health Service (IHS)
- National Institutes of Health (NIH)
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Corresponding Member - $320
For individuals who reside and practice interventional radiology outside of the United States
Member-in-training - $50
For individuals who are currently in formal radiologic training, either as a fellow-in-training in vascular and interventional radiology, or a resident in a radiology residency training program.
Associate Member - $585
For individuals whose special qualifications are deemed valuable to the Society, but who do not qualify as an active member, Member-in-training or Corresponding Member categories.
Clinical Associate - $335
For nonphysician members of the medical profession who have a special interest and competency in interventional radiology, including, but not limited to, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, radiologic technologists and paramedical professionals.
Medical Student - Free
For individuals currently enrolled in medical school who have a special interest in interventional radiology.
Scientist Member - $350
For nonphysician scientists, which may include individuals whose primary interest is in basic or clinical research as it pertains to interventional radiology. Scientist Members are required to have a master’s degree, doctorate degree or equivalent degree. The scientist must show proof of a primary research interest in interventional radiology, including a percentage of time spent in basic research endeavors vs. clinical research.
Scientist-in-training - $50
For graduate students and post-doctoral students who have an interest in interventional radiology research. Each candidate must have a letter that documents training status and its relevance to interventional radiology from a supervising physician/scientist and department chairperson or letters from two SIR members.