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SIR 2019 serves up scientific breakthroughs in minimally invasive medicine to improve patient care

Registration open for Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting, March 23–28, 2019, in Austin, Texas

FAIRFAX, Va. (Oct. 9, 2018)Online registration is open for the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting. The meeting takes place March 23–28, 2019, at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas.

SIR’s Annual Scientific Meeting will serve up food for thought on breakthrough, minimally invasive image-guided treatments for today’s toughest medical problems to improve patient care through more than 400 competitively selected oral and 350 poster presentations of peer-reviewed scientific abstracts. Join more than 5,000 interventional radiology physicians, fellows, trainees and related health care professionals to explore a menu of 13 clinical pathways through self-assessment modules (SAMs), case-based workshops, hands-on workshops, didactic lectures, and face-to-face discussions with key opinion leaders in the field.  

Highlights at SIR 2019 include:

  • Science supporting interventional treatments for cancer, vascular disease, women’s health, prostate conditions, stroke, pain, musculoskeletal, and lymphatic disease.
  • Comprehensive symposium on career and practice development.
  • Dedicated learning tracks for the whole team—including trainees, early career interventional radiologists, administrators and allied health professionals.
  • The 2019 Dr. Charles T. Dotter Lecture, delivered by Alan H. Matsumoto, MD, FSIR, of University of Virginia Health System.

Representatives of the media are invited to join interventional radiology professionals as they share research, learn about the latest breakthroughs and trends in interventional radiology, and discuss important issues in the field that have been making news. Press registration is complimentary to credentialed media who meet eligibility requirementsFor media registration only, contact Elise Castelli, (703) 460-5572, ecastelli@sirweb.org, or Kate Martin, (703) 460-5597, kmartin@sirweb.org.

Media contact information

Elise Castelli
SIR Director, Communications and Public Relations
Phone: (703) 460-5572 
Email: ecastelli@sirweb.org

Kate Martin
SIR Manager, Communicatoins and Social Media
Phone: (703) 460-5597
Email: kmartin@sirweb.org

About the Society of Interventional Radiology

The Society of Interventional Radiology is a nonprofit, professional medical society representing more than 8,000 practicing interventional radiology physicians, trainees, students, scientists and clinical associates, dedicated to improving patient care through the limitless potential of image-guided therapies. SIR’s members work in a variety of settings and at different professional levels—from medical students and residents to university faculty and private practice physicians. 

The Society of Interventional Radiology is holding its Annual Scientific Meeting March 23–28, 2019, at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. Visit sirmeeting.org.