Become a Member

SIR's membership consists of over 5,400 members involved in all aspects of interventional radiology and who make up the IR team.

SIR members enjoy access to various benefits that provide them with resources, advocacy and engagement at every stage of their career. Learn about these benefits and join SIR.

SIR Fellowship

As outlined in the Society of Interventional Radiology Bylaws, Active Fellows shall be members of the Society who have made a significant contribution(s) to the field of Interventional Radiology and to the Society. There will be no limit on the number of Fellows. The requirements for active Fellows membership are as follows:

  • Active Fellow candidates shall have been an Active Member in good standing of the Society for at least five contiguous years.
  • The candidate shall have made a significant contribution to the field of Interventional Radiology as well as contribution(s) to the Society as determined by the policy set forth by the Fellows's Affairs Committee. When evaluating candidates for Fellowship, the Fellows Affairs's Committee shall review the totality of the candidate's contributions on behalf of Interventional Radiology and the Society. Fellowship shall be awarded based on a long and consistent history of activities.
  • Corresponding Fellows shall include those eligible individuals who have been a Corresponding Member in good standing for at least five contiguous years and reside outside of the United States. They must meet the same requirements as Active Fellows regarding their contribution(s) to interventional radiology and the Society.
  • Individuals practicing outside of the United States shall have the option of applying as an active or Corresponding Fellow.

To apply for SIR Fellowship, complete the online application.

To nominate a current SIR member for SIR Fellowship, submit a letter of recommendation.

Emeritus Membership and Emeritus Fellowship

Active and Corresponding members who have been SIR members for at least five years and are permanently retired from the practice of interventional radiology may apply for emeritus membership status. Applicants must submit a letter of intent to