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Dive into our new educational program: SIR Expert Insights Series!

Access a diverse array of weekly modules and interact with esteemed faculty members. Perfect for interventional radiologists aiming to elevate their clinical care skills at their own pace. The first course, Pain Management in IR, begins on Aug. 19. If you are interested in testing your skills, register for the course and a spot at SIR EDGE this October in Denver where you can attend the associated special skills sessions on MSK embolization and pain management. Reserve your spot today, less than 30 spots remain available!


Nominate your IR hero for an SIR Gold Medal

The SIR Gold Medal is interventional radiology’s highest honor. Bestowed annually at the SIR Annual Scientific Meeting, this award honors the excellence and lifetime achievements of interventional radiologists who have rendered exceptional service to the field. This service may include teaching, mentoring, or conducting scientific research and clinical investigations, among other activities that advance the quality of patient care and ensure the future of the field.

Do you know someone who belongs in the next class of SIR Gold Medalists? Nominate them today!


New carrier advocacy coverage letters!

The carrier advocacy workgroup has published letters on prostate artery embolization (PAE) and pulmonary cryoablation with newly updated literature. These letters are designed to help address carrier advocacy issues by incorporating the literature and coverage gaps with specific policies. All letters can be accessed in the IR Business Center.

Events and features

May 2024 Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology


In the May issue of the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR)Editor-in-chief Daniel Y. Sze, MD, PhD, FSIR, celebrates the top papers and reviewers of 2023, as well as the latest research in interventional oncology, transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS), and artificial intelligence-related research, the latest entries in the Lessons in IR and Extreme IR series, and more.

JVIR Table of Contents

Essential training to launch your career as an IR attending


June 6-8, 2024
Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel
17 East Monroe Street, Chicago

The Practicum provides attendees with the most current and beneficial information as they begin their first years of practice in IR.

Designed to prepare graduating residents for practice in both academic and private practice settings, the practicum covers a diverse range of topics.

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