Society of Interventional Radiology

General News

The SIR and SIR Foundation volunteer application process begins Sept. 1; Learn more and apply
Show how interventional radiology research improves outcomes, offering new options for patients; online scientific abstract submission open until Oct. 6, read the press release
FDA issues safety recall for angiographic catheters
Share your scientific discovery with the world at SIR 2016. Don’t let this happen to you
SIR President Alan H. Matsumoto, MD, FSIR, FACR: ACR clinical practice case studies show power of image-guided therapies
“A Targeted Approach”: How group built thriving IR clinic; read ACR Imaging 3.0 case studies
A voice for women in IR: What can each member do to encourage a young woman to consider a career in IR?
Standard skills, extraordinary reach: Collaboration defines specialty globally; read more in “The Vision to Heal” blog
JVIR = Impact for science: Learn more from editor Ziv Haskal on The Vision to Heal blog
JVIR announces Beacon: Pilot outreach to international IR in developing countries
Why we collaborate: Hear from SIR Executive Director Sue Holzer on The Vision to Heal blog
JVIR dedicates August issue to interventional oncology, offers mix of original research and reviews
It’s about time: Stroke care—now available on The vision to heal blog. What do recent stroke studies mean to interventional radiologists?
Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology ranks highest of interventional radiology journals, according to Thomson Reuters’ Journal Citation Reports
CMS and AMA announce efforts to help get ready for ICD-10; aim to make ICD-10 transition less disruptive for physicians
Integrated IR Residency Applications Due Sept. 1; ACGME Processing Integrated IR Residency Applications on First Come, First Serve Basis; Visit SIR Connect’s Open Forum or Association of Program Directors in Interventional Radiology (APDIR) Sections
LEARN 2015 delivers technical insights, state-of-the-art data; Preliminary Program Now Available, Registration Open
Post a Job, Find a Job With SIR's Career HQ, Interventional Radiology's Specialized Job Board

Member News

Apply to participate in 2015 Leadership Academy; Nov. 12-13, National Harbor
ICD-10 news: CMS Releases New FAQs on ICD-10 Guidance for the provider community
SIR and SIR Foundation nominating committees: Submit nominations for open Executive Council and Foundation Board positions; terms begin April 2016
Journal of the American College of Radiology provides open access to IR residency articles
HHS launches National Ebola Training and Education Center
Coding presentations on SIRconnect; SIR will be posting to SIRconnect important coding presentations from the 2015 Annual Meeting, including Q&A from staff and RUC advsiers
2015 PQRS Sample Measure Codes Charge Sheets Now Available (SIR login required for download), With Codes for Commonly Performed Interventional Procedures
As a tribute to Long-time Member, Health Policy/Economics Advocate George A. Fueredi, M.D., FSIR, a fund in his name has been established by friends and SIR colleagues that will allow donations to be made to SIR Foundation in recognition of his many outstanding contributions.
August Guidewire Now Posted
Now available: 2015 Interventional Radiology Coding Update; Free Download for SIR Members, Learn More
See What's Happening: Check Out SIR Dateline
Interested in Providing a Visiting Fellowship/Observership for International IRs? Learn More